Black Women Get Fit

Black Women Get Fit is an Annual Wellness Event designed to inspire, enlighten and help Black women on the journey to radical self care! Kicking off with a special Friday pre-event, Connecting to Self through Nature – Introduction to Earthing with Chris Omni MPH of Kujima Health and finishing with a full morning of fitness […]

Mile 4 (2014): Who belongs on Kansas City streets?

Mile 10 Campaign – BikeWalkKC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary! This year, we celebrate our 10th anniversary! BikeWalkKC was officially launched in April 2011 as a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose to serve the bi-state Kansas City metro area. We were Kansas City’s first professional advocacy and education organization dedicated to bicycling and walking. […]

Mile 3: Shifting into Gear in 2013

Mile 10 Campaign – BikeWalkKC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary! This year, we celebrate our 10th anniversary! BikeWalkKC was officially launched in April 2011 as a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose to serve the bi-state Kansas City metro area. We were Kansas City’s first professional advocacy and education organization dedicated to bicycling and walking. […]

Girl Scouts Bike Rodeo

Girl Scouts are invited to join us for tons of fun on Saturday, June 19. Sign up for one of our sessions and spend an hour practicing your bike handling and safety skills. No need to bring a bike– you can borrow a bike from us and take home a new helmet! 3 sessions to […]

All Bodies On Bikes Ride

Meet and join Marley Blonsky for an All Bodies on Bikes group ride! This will be a social, no-drop group ride, going approximately 8-10 mph for a 6.6 mile ride up and down the beautiful Berkley Riverfront in the River Market! Meet at Noon at the Northern Terminus at N. Lydia Ave., in Kansas City, […]

Let’s Talk: Black Girls Do Bike

Jennifer Lindsey knew she couldn’t be the only Black woman who rides bikes in Kansas City, but she rarely encountered other women of color on the trails or at group rides. She started started a Kansas City chapter of Black Girls Do Bike to meet other Black women bicyclists and to establish visible “roll models” […]

Let’s Talk: Creating a Culture of Active Living with Black Women Get Fit

Health issues like diabetes, COVID 19, chronic stress, and heart disease disproportionately affect Black women, and Terri Barnes is taking action to heal and strengthen minds, bodies, and souls. With classes ranging from yoga to African Dance to bicycling, Black Women Get Fit creates a culture of active living by and for Black women. Join […]

Girl Scouts Troop 2074 advocates for safer streets

In recognition of the upcoming World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, we are proud to support the members of Girl Scouts Troop 2074, who are working to make streets safer for everyone who uses them. The young advocates will share what they learned with their families and friends, creating a culture of active […]

Women Bike KC passes the mic and shares the road with friends

There’s a gender gap in bicycling. From utility cyclists who ride everywhere they go because that’s their sole mode of transportation, to mountain bikers and professional racers, more men ride bikes than women and non-binary people. BikeWalkKC launched an initiative to address that disparity in 2014, and we’ve come a long way in the last […]