PNC Kentucky Derby Festival Tour de Lou Training Program Provided by Louisville Bicycle Club & Norton Sports Health

Sun February 26 - Sun April 2 Louisville, KY 40206 US Directions


Free PNC Tour de Lou Training Program

12:00PM EST - 4:00PM EDT
Open to ages 8+.

Ride Website

Additional ride information can be found at


1401 River Rd
Louisville, KY US 40206


It’s time to condition for your cycling mission! The Kentucky Derby Festival and PNC are gearing up for the annual training program for the 2023 PNC Tour de Lou. Want to ride faster or go further on your bicycle? The Kentucky Derby Festival, PNC and our official Medical Provider & Training Partner Norton Sports Health can help you reach your goals with this six - week training program or bicyclists at all experience levels.
Registration for the FREE PNC Tour de Lou Training Program is now open!

The six-week training program includes free group rides led by the experts of the Louisville Bicycle Club. Training tips, like hand signals and rules of the road, as well as nutritional information will also be shared. Plus, the first 250 to register will receive a free training shirt.

The training rides will take place at Noon on Sundays starting February 26th and go through Sunday, April 2nd. STARTING MARCH 5, 2023 ALL RIDES WILL START FROM THE "YELLOW LOT" ON RIVER ROAD 1401 RIVER RD LOUISVILLE KY 40206. 

  • The first ride will be 5 miles and begin with a Cycling 101 for all riders
  • All participants need to bring their bike and helmet.
  • Training rides increase by 5 miles each week. 

The 2023 PNC Tour de Lou is set for Sunday, April 16th and marks the ninth year for the event. The Kentucky Derby Festival looks forward to offering participants the opportunity to ride in-person or virtually through the 20, 35 or 62.1 mile ride and on a closed course through Waterfront Park during the Family Adventure Ride, offering a ride distance for all levels!

All rides will be lead by experienced Ride Captains from our partner Louisville Bike Club

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