Trail Trek 2023 Routes
All routes leave from Speedway Village which means you will experience about a mile on the lime stone trail until you reach the GPTN Connector Bridge - this includes the 11, 24 and 32 mile routes. Please take that into consideration when choosing the bike you bring to the event.
11 Mile Trek - 10:00 a.m. Start Time
If you have kids on bikes or you are just want a short ride this is your route. You'll start at Speedway Village and head south on the Jamaica North trail to the GPTN Connector Bridge. You'll take the Rock Island Trail to Tierra Park. We'll have snacks and face painting. The playground is always a good time too! Everyone had such a good time last year and got back a bit late to Speedway for lunch, so our start time is 30 minutes earlier to give everyone more time to play. When you've got your fill of the fun at the park you'll reverse your trip back to Speedway.
24 Mile Trek - Start time 9:00 a.m.
Your trek will start from Speedway Village. After crossing the GPTN Bridge, riders will take Rock Island Trail crossing the 27th Street/Nebraska Parkway bridge. You will continue north on the Rock Island Trail until you reach the Billy Wolff Trail at 27th and Capitol Parkway. Riders will continue southeast on the Billy Wolff Trail to Holmes Lake Park. Entertainment is planned for Holmes Lake - we'll update this site with more information when we have our booking secured. You'll have snacks and water to help get you back out on to the Billy Wolff Trail until you reach the Helen Boosalis Trail which takes you long Nebraska Parkway. Your ride will finish up down the Rock Island Trail to Jamaica North and back to Speedway Village for lunch, entertainment and prize drawings.
32 Mile Trek - 7:45 a.m. Start Time
You'll start your trek from Speedway Village taking the Jamaica North Trail to the GPTN Connector Bridge. Turning on to the Rock Island Trail next you'll take the trail until you meet up the the Billy Wolff Trail at 27th and Capitol Parkway. The ride continues southeast on the Billy Wolff Trail to Holmes Park. A SAG stop will be at the shelter in Holmes Lake on the northern edge of the park. We'll have snacks, water and entertainment while you rest up to continue your loop of the city.
After enjoying the SAG stop you'll continue southeast on the Billy Wolff Trail to the juncture with the 84th Street Trail near 84th & Old Cheney, then north on the 84th Street Trail to its juncture with the MoPac Trail just south of O Street. You'll continue west on the MoPac Trail to the end near Whittier School, and using the sidewalks to link with Vine Street, where you'll continue west to link with the Rock Island Trail. The riders continue south on Rock Island Trail to a SAG stop at the Jayne Snyder Trails Center (JSTC).
After the SAG at JSTC, the riders will continue south on the Rock Island Trail riding under the Capitol Parkway intersection via the tunnel, then south on the Rock Island Trail. The riders will continue south on the Rock Island Trail over the 27th and Nebraska Parkway bridge to the GPTN bridge and north on the Jamaica N trail to Speedway Village for lunch, entertainment and prize drawings.
41 Mile Trek to Cortland - 6:30 a.m. Start Time
While this is a long trek, the instructions are easy. You'll leave Speedway Village on the Jamaica North Trail. You'll continue on the trail under the GPTN Connector Bridge headed south passing over Saltillo Road as the trail becomes the Homestead Trail. We'll have snacks and water at the Roca Trailhead. After getting a bit of rest you'll head to Cortland Park. We'll have signs to help you find your way. After enjoying snack and entertainment you'll reverse your route. We'll still have an oasis for you at Roca Road. Lunch, entertainment and prize drawings will greet you at Speedway Village.
Natural Surface Single Track Adventure - 9:30 a.m. Start Time
If you've been curious about Wilderness Park and local single-track trails—this is your chance to get your wheels dirty on a fun group ride. Get ready to enjoy some sweet (but tame) jumps, rad berms, tricky turns, and experience cycling off of the paved path. Experienced cyclists will be your guides and all skill levels are welcome to join us.
First, we’ll leave from Speedway Village and ride to Lincoln’s newest single track that winds through Van Dorn Park. Second, we’ll ride back to Wilderness Park and do a lap or two through the Day Camp Loop. Then we’ll cross over to the Epworth Park Loop—all at a no-drop party pace.
Finally, we’ll return to Speedway Village for lunch, entertainment, prize drawings and a chance to share all you experienced.
RIDE FROM HOME - YOU CHOOSE THE ROUTE
Ride from home and come have lunch with us. You'll still receive a t-shirt and a free promotional item with your registration. Lunch will be served from 11:00 to 1:00. Experience the fun of Trail Trek, but create your own route with the miles you choose. We like to call this FREEDOM!