Partner Profile: Health Forward Foundation

One of the benefits of working with local foundations is the deeply connected relationship a nonprofit builds with the organization. Since our very early days, BikeWalkKC has been a recipient of support from the Health Forward Foundation (HFF, formerly the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City). The Health Forward Foundation advocates for healthy and equitable communities […]

A Tribute and Best Wishes to Maggie Priesmeyer Green

BikeWalkKC Program Director joining the Public Works Department at Kansas City, MO Maggie Green has been with BikeWalkKC since Co-founder Eric Bunch recruited her for volunteer work in 2011. She grew alongside what was once a fledgling nonprofit and excelled at every stage of her journey. From Women Bike KC, to Safe Routes to School, […]

Middle School BLAST: Bigger, Smarter, and Faster

Your junior high gym class was never like this! Education Instructor Jill Iwanski recounts her adventures in our newest Youth Education pilot: BLAST for Middle Schoolers. The BikeWalkKC education team sent a crew of instructors to Northeast Middle School (NEMS) in the Kansas City Public School District for a trial  of our premier youth education […]

OneLife Fitness takes it to the max for Women Bike KC

Onelife Fitness is stepping up again with a fun-fit-fundraiser for BikeWalkKC! The gym, located in the Power and Light District in KCMO, previously hosted a glow-in-the-dark themed spin class benefiting the Tour de Bier KC. This month, they’ll be spinning their flywheels to righteous 80’s jams in support of the Women’s Bike Summit!  Dig out […]

Women Bike KC Celebrates Sisterhood in 2017

The Women Bike KC initiative is a product of women who want their sisters to feel confident, safe, and empowered to ride. It was launched in 2014 when BikeWalkKC hosted our very first Kansas City Women’s Bike Summit, and has grown into a year-round, multi-faceted effort to get more women and girls on bikes. “We […]

Women’s Ride for National Trails Day

  UPDATE. Due to flooding in the trail, this ride will now be held at the Downtown Airport. Join us for a #WomenBikeKC event on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 6, to celebrate women on bikes and our region’s excellent trails system. This ride is part of BikeWalkKC’s Women Bike KC initiative, which is all […]