A Summer Of Fun!

Connex has been working hard at brainstorming some fun things to do for our community. Besides our weekly rides here are just some of the things in the works. We’ll keep you posted as details get ironed out but mark your calendars. You won’t want to miss a thing!

June 24th: World Sauntering Day Ride For A Cookie

Join Connex on Market Street Square for some different ride options and some cookies from Market Street Cafe

June 30th: Final Friday Fun & Freeze Ride

Bring the family and come take a little ride around the river front area and then join us for some Brain Freeze frozen yogurt and listen to some music at Final Friday on 2nd street

July 27th: After Hours Cruise & Brews Ride

Bike riding and brewskies at the Portsmouth Brewery. What more needs said?

August 26th: Hike, Bike & BBQ

Join us at Shawnee State Park on Roosevelt Lake for hiking, biking and some delicious barbecue!

We hope to see you this summer at all our events! Stay tuned!

Connex Participates In Portsmouth Day

President Barb Bradbury and board members Esther Downey and Bill Kirby along with some help with Life Center employees Kelsey, Britney & CJ participated in Portsmouth Day activities at Portsmouth Trojan Plaza. Connex had the middle school students participate in activities such at an egg race, jump rope and scooter races. Then there was a brief question and answer session on cycling history and rules of the road. There were several groups of students that rotated through out exhibit today. It was a great afternoon of fun and learning! #Connexmoves!

Connex Dam Footer Fun Ride May 7th 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Join Connex on Sunday, May 7th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for some really great family fun! Free footers and refreshments and bike riding! We’ll be hosting our event at the Greenup Dam picnic area on the Ohio side. Bring your bikes and tricycles and work up an appetite by riding one of several route options to choose from then enjoy a delicious foot long hot dog grilled up by our friends at Life Ambulance.

Follow the signs for Ohio Division of Watercraft office that directs you below the Greenup Dam on the Ohio side.

Tree City Celebration Bike Donations

Portsmouth Connex will have a table set up at the Tree City Celebration in Tracy Park on April 29th from 12:00pm until 3:00pm. We are accepting donations of bicycles in working order to be given to college students and those in need of some sort of transportation in our city. If you have an old bike taking up space in the garage or shed and it’s still in ride-able condition, please consider donating it and bring it down to our table on the 29th or call Bill Kirby 740-370-9339 and we’ll make arrangements to pick it up.

Mount Hope Bible Camp 5K

Mt. Hope Bible Camp is holding a 5K run/walk on May 6th. Sounds like a challenging course too. Click the image to open up a pdf for the registration form.

If you have an event that relates to healthy activity and would like to share it with us, please send your info to and we will help you promote it.

Riverfront Racewalk April 30th

Get registered to participate in the first ever Portsmouth Riverfront Racewalk event to be held Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Register early at http://tristateracer.com/riverfrontracewalk

5k, 10k, and 20k races

This race is the USATF-OH Association championship 20K

The newly certified course is a repeating 1000 meters along the Portsmouth Floodwall. The Portsmouth Floodwall is an outdoor art gallery depicting scenes from the city’s history and contains over 50 murals.

Entry Fees

Event fees are $20 per participant