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Weekly Events in Knoxville

We've compiled a listing of weekly things to do in Knoxville that our local shops and clubs are hosting. Great way to Get Out & Play on a regular basis. All events are listed on our Main Calendar if you need more detailed information.

Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or wet trails — if in doubt call the shop or contact person listed 

roadbikingBicycling - Road and greenways

Weekly Shop Rides: ALL RIDES WEATHER PERMITTING!( Winter riders must have front and rear lights for evening rides!)

Bearden Bike and Trail - 865-200-8710 Helmets required! - RESUME IN SPRING
Tuesday: 6:00 pm - Third Creek Greenway ride with rest stops and no drop. Option for Mexican food after ride. Leaves promptly at 6:30pm.
Thursday: 6:00 pm - Laps on Cherokee Boulevard at 14-18 mph - divides into groups. Leaves promptly at 6:30

Biketopia - North - 865-922-1786 - RESUME IN SPRING
Tuesday: 6:30 pm - 25-32 mile options at an intermediate pace of 15/20 mph

Bike Zoo - Bearden - 865-558-8455
Saturday: 9 am - 3 hour ride of 50+ miles at a fast pace of 18/20 mph routes

BikeN'Tri - Maryville - 615-944-1729
Wednesday: 10:00 am - Group Social Ride of 20-40 miles - will divide into 2 groups. All riders welcome
Saturday: 5:00 pm - Group Climbing Ride. 30-40 miles for intermediate to advanced riders only

Cedar Bluff Cycles - West Knox - 865-692-1010
Tuesday: 6:30 pm - Greenway to downtown with stop for beverages - 30+ miles at a 13/14 pace
Thursday: 6:30 pm - Greenway to downtown - no stop - 30+ miles at a 13/14 pace

Cycology Bicycles - Maryville - 865-681-4183 Ride Details
Tuesday: 10:00 am - B Group ride is a “No Drop” ride. Must have general skills to ride roads with car traffic
Tuesday: 10:30 am - A Group ride is usually a 40+ miles at 20+ average pace. This group is for advanced riders with good pace line skills
Thursday:10:00 am - A and B Groups at 17 mph for 35+ miles
Saturday: 11:00 am - A and B Group social pace ride, 20-mile and 35-mile route over gently rolling terrain

Echelon Bicycles - Farragut - 865-392-1392 - RESUME IN SPRING
Tuesday: 6:00 pm - 30+ miles at 19-22 mph pace, with regrouping
Thursday: 6:00 pm - 30+ miles at an 18/19 mph pace with regrouping

Fountain City Casual Pint - Fountain City - 865-240-4589 - RESUME IN SPRING
Tuesday: 6:30 pm - weekly neighborhood bike ride followed by pints! Riders get $1 off pints.

Knoxville Bicycle Company - Hardin Valley - 865-240-3499
Saturday: 9:00 am - Divides into groups: shorter route is 27 miles, longer route determined at regroup at Melton Hill Dam

River Sports Outfitters - 865-523-0066 - RESUME IN SPRING
Thursday: 6:00 pm - Greenway Ride, easy paced, beginner friendly ride. Bring your own bike or rent one for $10. After ride join us at the store for $2 pints!

Tennessee Valley Bikes - Downtown - 865-540-9979
Monday: 6:00 pm - Divides into groups - no one gets dropped. "A" group averages 17mph; "B" group around 14mph.

West Bicycles - Farragut - 865-671-7591 All Rides Weather Permitting
Saturday: 9:00 am Divides into 2 groups: A Group 17-20mph and B Group 14-16 mph. Store open for pre-ride services including full service tech support, energy bars/gels/chews, clean restrooms, plenty of parking, and terrific routes. Cookies and coffee on return

Weekly Club Rides: ALL RIDES WEATHER PERMITTING!

Knoxville Hardcourt Bike Polo
Saturday: 2:00 - 6:00 pm at Skyline Park. Just bring your bike, helmet and some gloves — they have mallets to share and will teach you how to play.

Smoky Mountain Wheelmen
Tuesday: 9 am from French Memorial Park for a social road ride. Distance and time depends on riders - no one gets dropped. Ride leader Gary Speer - 865 604-2324
Thursday: 9 am from French Memorial Park for a social road ride. Distance and time depends on riders - no one gets dropped. Ride leader Dave Thomas at 865 679-3432

mountainbikingBicycling - Off Road

Weekly Shop Mountain Bike Rides: CANCELLED WHEN TRAILS ARE WET OR MUDDY!

Cycology Bicycles - 865-681-4183 - IC King Park
Wednesday: 6:00 pm at IC King Park. Intermediate Group Mountain Bike Ride - You Must Bring Lights!

Fountain City Pedalers - 865-357-1580 - Baker Creek Preserve - RESUME IN SPRING
Wednesday: 6:00 pm at Baker Creek Preserve. Group ride to have fun and learn a few techniques — not a true beginner ride but great for people wanting to progress.

Knoxville Bicycle Company - 865-240-3499 - (October through March)
Tuesday: 6:30 pm at North Boundary in Oak Ridge, park at the guard shack. Night Gravel Grinder ride, Bring your Cross, Gravel, or MTB. Two levels of riding "A" and "B". Bring lights! Regroups as necessary. Call shop for more details. 

Tennessee Valley Bikes - 865-540-9979 - Baker Creek Preserve
Wednesday: 6:00 pm - Social, no drop, casual pace. Get introduced to the trails that are only 4 miles from downtown. Bring a helmet, your bike and water. If you need to rent a bike, give the shop a call. If the trails are wet, ride may move to Sharp's Ridge - call shop for details.

Weekly Club Mountain Bike Rides: CANCELLED WITH TRAILS ARE WET OR MUDDY!

AMBC - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tuesday: 6:00 pm - Ride Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness trails including Ross Marble, Marie Myers Park, Hastie Natural Area, Forks of the River and more. Meet at Meads Quarry parking lot ready to ride at 6:00 pm. Riders will break off into two or three sub-groups, depending on skill level, familiarity with the trails, or desire to ride hard or take it easy!
Wednesday: 6:00 pm - Meet at the Concord Park Pavilion, and ride all the fast, fun trails Concord has to offer. Bring something to grill and hang out after the ride!

discgolfDisc Golf

Weekly Doubles:

Innovation Valley Disc Golf Club
Tuesday: 6-8 pm Random Draw Doubles at Carl Yearwood Disc Golf Course in Oak Ridge

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Weekly Hikes:

paddlingPaddling

Weekly Shop Paddles: RESUME IN SPRING

Billy Lush Board Shop - at Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center - 865-332-5874 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Thursday: 5:30 pm - Suds on Tap - $19
Saturday: 10:00 am - Paddleboard 101 covers all the basics in a 1.5 hour class at $45. No experience needed
Saturday: 12:45 pm - SUP Yoga - $15 Bring your own board

Norris Paddling Adventures - Contact John Marquis at 865-498-9951 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Monday-Friday: 9 am & 3 pm - Kayak: 1.5 hour class $45 ($35 for children under 15, min. age 8) call to reserve your spot
Monday-Friday: 10 am & 2 pm - Standup Paddleboard - 1.5 hour class $45 ($35 for children under 15, min. age 8) call to reserve your spot

River Sports Outfitters - 865-523-0066 - Must call to register or register online
Monday:
6:00 pm - every other Monday - Kayak 101 - Learn the ends and outs of kayaking. Cost $35, boat/paddle/pfd included.
Tuesday:
6-8 pm - Social Paddle at the Cove - Bring your own boat or reserve one from us for $15.
6-8 pm - every other week - Social Paddle at Sequoyah Hills Boat Ramp - Bring your own boat or reserve one from us for $15

Thursday:
7:00 pm - SUP Yoga at the Cove at Concord Park - Cost $25, includes board and pfd.
6:00 pm - every other Thursday - SUP 101 at Sequoyah Hills Boat Ramp - Learn standup paddleboarding with us. Cost $35, paddleboard included
Saturday:
9:00 am - SUP Yoga at the Cove at Concord Park - Cost $25, includes board and pfd

rockclimbingRock Climbing

Ijams Crag - 865-577-4717 ext 116 - Call or go online for Ijams Outdoor Climbing Program

Onsight Rock Gym - 865-888-9123
Monday:
6:30-8:00 pm - Intro to Climbing - learn the basics of top rope belaying, knot tying, and climbing
7:00-8:00 pm - every other week - Bouldering Basics - learn basic movement and climbing techniques.
Sunday:
1-2:30 pm - 1st & 3rd Sunday - Intro to Climbing - learn the basics of top rope belaying, knot tying, and climbing

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Running - ROAD

Weekly Shop and Club Runs:

Bearden Beer Market Fun Run - 865-851-8922
Monday: 6:30 pm - Group fun run through the neighborhood. Open to all levels of walkers and runners followed by $1 off all pints. Prizes
Thursday: 6:30 pm - Group fun run through the neighborhood. Open to all levels of walkers and runners followed by $1 off all pints. Prizes

BikeN'Tri - Maryville - 615-944-1729
Monday: 6:30 pm - Group Run 3-6 miles - runners/joggers/walkers welcome

Fleet Feet Sports - Farragut - 865-675-3338
Wednesday: 12:00 pm - lunch-break run for all levels. Distances vary from 2-6 miles.
Thursday: 6:00 pm - open run/walk - all levels!

Knoxville Track Club - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Monday: 6:00 pm - Social Run starting at Balter Beerworks on So Broadway

North Knox Beer Runners - Central Flats & Taps and Saw Works Brewery - 865-247-0392
Thursday: 6:00 pm - A 5K fun run through historic Old North Knoxville

River Sports Outfitters - 865-523-0066 - RESUME IN SPRING
Friday: 6:15-7:30 pm - Greenway Run from the store. Work up a thirst then join us for $2 pints in the store afterwards.

Runners Market - Bearden - 865-588-1650
Wednesday: 5:30 pm - Social Run from Bearden Runner's Market. Distance varies from 4-7 miles

West Hills Flats and Taps - West Hills - 865-444-5147
Tuesday: 6 - 7:00 pm - Quick 2.3 mile fun out-and-back run through Jean Teague Park. Afterward, all runners of age receive a FREE Blackhorse Brewing pint of their choice and $1 off any more Blackhorse brews.

runningRunning - TRAIL

Weekly Shop Trail Runs:

Bearden Beer Market FunRun - 865-851-8922 - RESUME IN SPRING
Thursday: 6:30 pm - Trail run at Meads Quarry then $1 off beer at Alliance Brewing Company

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Rocky Top Multisport Club - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the Cove at Concord Park RESUME IN SPRING

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