Training for the Ride

The Norton Sports Health team has put together a complete training program to help keep you healthy while preparing for the Bike to Beat Cancer. Using this program, riders of all skill levels can train safely while enjoying their time preparing for the ride.

Whether you’re a beginner or veteran rider, you’ll find tips for preventing injuries, appropriate stretching, training techniques and proper nutrition. The program also includes advice for how to train to reach your full potential. It is important to remain on schedule; use your training log to keep track of rides during the week.

Stay informed. Click here and sign up to receive free text messages for training ride updates and possible cancelations provided by Norton Sports Health.  Updates will also be listed on Bike to Beat Cancer’s Facebook or email Rides may be canceled due to bad weather. 


*Before beginning any training program, consult your sports health physician to ensure you are healthy enough to properly train and complete the ride.

Download the Bike to Beat Cancer Training Guide


May Training Rides


Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m.
KORT – Old Brownsboro Crossing
9880 Angie’s Way, Louisville, Ky. 40241
Ride level 1; 10 or 20 miles

Saturday, May, 20, 10 a.m.
Seneca Park; park at basketball courts
3151 Pee Wee Reese Road, Louisville, Ky.
Ride level 2;  25 miles to Iroquois Park

Sunday, May 28, 2:00 p.m.
Middletown Cycle;
11519  Shelbyville Road, Louisville, Ky.
Ride level: 2/3, 30 miles
*Louisville Bicycle Club ride









Ride difficulty ratings are approximate:
1: Family/beginner; mostly flat terrain
2: Mostly flat to rolling; up to one-third hills
3: Rolling; up to one-half hills
4: Rolling, mostly hills; some long, steep grades and/or long mileage
5: Mostly long, steep hills and/or extremely long mileage