Tour de Trails supporting Columbus Park Foundation
Columbus Park Foundation

About Tour de Trails Events

Celebrate our People Trails Network and active community by joining our 2021 Tour de Trails Run/Walk and Bicycle Challenge! 

These exciting events are scheduled so community members can take part in BOTH events, and explore more of our People Trail Network and our community. 

The Run/Walk on Saturday, April 17th starting in Mill Race Park, gives the option of a 5K Competitive Walk, 5K and 8K Competitive Runs, and free Kid's Fun Run. This event is $30 to register. Pre-registration ends Thursday, April 15th

T-shirts for the Run/Walk are no longer available to order ahead of the event. If there are extra t-shirts we will have them available on Saturday, April 17th for purchase.

This year we are introducing chip timing in order to accurately time waves of participants to keep you socially distanced.

Enjoy a free Tropical Smoothie Café smoothie while the kiddos participate in their Free Fun Run and awards are announced.

New this year is our partnership with Upland Brewing Co.! After the event, hop back on to the people trail and head over to Columbus Pumphouse for brunch, lunch or dinner with a 10% coupon from your event bag! Eat-in or carry-out after the race or gather your friends and family for a meal later that day.

Bring your kiddos with you to enjoy a smoothie and participate in our FREE Kids Fun Run!  The Kids Fun Run will being once all 8K and 5K participants have finished their race.  Each child will have a participation award to take home.

Tour de Trails Run/Walk
Saturday, April 17th
Packet Pickup/Onsite Registration: 8:00 - 9:00am
8K Start: 9:00am
5K Run & Walk Start: 9:10am
Kids Fun Run & Awards: Completion of 8K and 5K

The Bicycle Challenge on Saturday, May 15th starting in Donner Park, gives the choice between a 20K, 50K, or 80K ride. This event is $30 to register. Register by Saturday, May 1st to save $5.00.  Pre-registration ends Thursday, May 13th.

***T-shirts ordered for the Bicycle Challenge after 5/1 will be first come, first serve.***

Tour de Trails Bicycle Challenge
Saturday, May 15th
Packet Pickup/Onsite Registration: 7:30 - 9:00am
80/50K Start: 8:00am
20K Start with police escort: 9:00am
Lunch at Donner Shelter: 12:00pm
Raffle: 12:30pm
Course Closes: 1:00pm

Due to Covid-19, we will be offering virtual options for the Run/Walk and Bike Challenge. If you choose to do these races virtually, you will be doing these events without Parks and Recreation support, and will not be eligible for awards. We would love to see your pictures or videos of your race day. Tag us on social media #cpftourdetrails.  Each of the virtual events is $25 to register.  Make sure to use our discounts codes if registering before the discount deadline (see above)!

Virtual Run/Walk
April 10th - April 24th

Virtual Bike Challenge
May 8th - May 22nd


Starts at:  April 17, 2021 6:00 AM
Ends at:  May 15, 2021 12:00 PM


Columbus People Trail
Columbus People Trail
Columbus,IN 47201 USA


Celeste Reynolds

Be a People Trail Champion

Gather your friends, family, and colleagues to be People Trail Champions! 

Being a People Trail Champion means you want to make sure that the People Trail Network is always available to our community to use to create a healthy and active lifestyle.

Challenge your friends, family, and colleagues to raise money for the People Trail Network, recruit your community to participate in the Tour de Trails events, and share on your social media!

How Your Support Makes a Difference

With more than 27 miles and counting, our People Trail Network takes you through the natural beauty of several parks, past significant modern architecture, and through quaint residential areas. Your support through the Tour de Trails events helps maintain our People Trail Network for future generations to be able to continue to be healthy and active!

Thanks to our generous sponsors