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 


Ride Mentor Program  

If you’re new to cycling and would like someone to show you the ropes, our mentor program may be just the thing! These mentors will give you training guidance, safety tips, one-on-one support and motivation to get you through your first ride.  Or - if you're an experienced rider, serve as a mentor!

To be connected with a ride mentor or to sign up as a mentor to support new riders, contact

Ride Mentor

Training Rides

Indoor Spin Group Training Rides:

All indoor training rides require a $5 suggested donation, and spin bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Tuesday, February 27:     LAC Westport- 6:45pm-7:45pm

Thursday, March 22:        YMCA Northeast: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Thursday, April 26:           YMCA Downtown- 7:30am-8:30am

Tuesday, May 15:             LAC Westport- 6:45pm-7:45pm

Thursday, May 24:            LAC Westport- 6:45pm-7:45pm

Tuesday, June 12:            LAC Jtown- 7:30am- 8:30am

Thursday, June 21:           LAC Clarksville- 7:30pm- 8:30pm

Tuesday, July 17:              LAC Dixie- 7:30pm- 8:30pm

Thursday, July 26:             LAC Dixie- 7:30pm- 8:30pm

Tuesday, August 14:         LAC Clarksville- 7:30pm- 8:30pm

Thursday, August 23:        LAC Jtown- 7:30am-8:30am


Outdoor Group Training Rides:

Outdoor Kick-off Training Ride 
Saturday, May 12 at 8:30 a.m. 
Norton Orthopedic & Hand Center 
9880 Angie's Way


Couch to Century Training Program:

Whether you are a seasoned rider or just getting started, the Couch to Century Training Program can help get you in shape to complete your 100 mile trek during this year's Bike to Beat Cancer event.  Click here to view the complete couch to century training schedule.  


Bike Shop Orientations 

Join us for one of our Bike to Beat Cancer bike shop orientations & tune-up events!  The Bike to Beat Cancer team is partnering with Scheller's Cycling & Fitness to provide you with training and fundraising tips, discounts on bike gear, as well as a short group training ride (weather permitting) to ensure you and your bike are ready to hit the road.  All Bike Shop orientations will begin at 5:30p.m.  

March 8: Scheller's Fitness &Cycling- St. Matthews 

April 12:  Scheller's Fitness & Cycling- Clarksville 

May 10:   Scheller's Fitness & Cycling- Middletown 

June 7: Scheller's Fitness & Cycling- St. Matthews 

July 12: Scheller's Fitness & Cycling- Middletown 

Aug. 9: Scheller's Ftiness & Cycling- St. Matthews 

Sept. 6:  Scheller's Fitness & Cycling- St. Matthews               

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