BUSINESS          GROUPS          EVENTS


Al’s Quick Release

Al Comstock, (810) 658-9215

Al’s Quick Release offers tune-up services and a wide variety of parts to get your bike back on the road. If you are looking for a new bike to cruise around on, this is the place to go.

quickrelease.inc@gmail.com

http://alsquickrelease.com/


Assenmacher Cycling Centers

We offer an extensive retail and repair shop featuring Trek and Specialized bicycles as well as a custom frame shop where we can repair, renovated, and paint your frame to the highest standards. You will find us to be knowledgeable, friendly and ready to help you in any aspect of bicycling.

Assenmacher's Swartz Creek

8053 Miller Rd

Swartz Creek, MI 48473

ride531@assenmachers.com

http://www.assenmachers.com/


Flint Bike Share

Flint now offers a Bike Share program using Zagster bikes with the theme of “Cycle City.” Located at several downtown locations and at the Genesee County Parks Administration Building. Go to the website below for Flint Bike Share general operation information and an explanation of fee's. The app can be downloaded for both Android and Apple phones.

http://bike.zagster.com/flint/


Crim Fitness Foundation​

The Crim Fitness Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, cultivates accessible, vibrant communities in Flint and Genesee County that encourage people to lead healthy lifestyles by integrating physical activity, healthy eating and mindfulness into their daily lives and mentors other communities to do the same. The Crim uses events, programs, and policy, systems, and environmental changes to transform the community. In addition, the Crim serves as the lead agency of Flint's Community Education Initiative.

Crim Fitness Foundation
452 S. Saginaw St
Suite 1
Flint, MI 48502

Tel: 810-235-3396
Fax: 810-235-5311

https://crim.org/


Cyclefit  

(810) 750-2348

Cyclefit Multisport is one of the states leading full service bicycle and snow sports retailers. Known for service that exceeds expectation, their commitment remains in improving the Cyclefit experience for our clients.

http://cyclefitmultisport.com/


Recycle Bike Shop & Mobile Bike Repair

(810) 444-9781

Recycle Bikes is a Flint, MI based bicycle repair shop. We have a mobile truck that we sell bikes and do on site repairs from. We stock new and used parts. Our goal is to make biking affordable for everyone.

https://www.facebook.com/recyclebikesflint/

https://squareup.com/store/recyclebikesflint


Bauman's Running & Walking Shop

Bauman's Running & Walking Shop had humble beginnings when our Owner Mark Bauman started the business out of his living room 42 years ago (1974). Since then our store has grown into the area's premier destination for running/walking gear, apparel and advice.

baumans@werunthistown.com

1473 W Hill Rd, Flint, MI 48507

+1-810-238-5981


Complete Runner

Since 1985 Complete Runner has served runners, walkers, and fitness fanatics of all walks of life in Flint and Genesee County, Michigan. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is enthusiastic about fitness and will help in your search for the perfect running shoes, running clothes, exercise equipment, and nutrition for runners and walkers to meet your specific needs.

We keep current with the latest developments in running shoe technology and cutting edge running tech wear apparel to offer our customers the coolest gear from the most trusted brands in the market. If you are looking to experience one of the most innovative running stores in Michigan, stop by Complete Runner today and see why we are your number one resource for all your running, walking, and fitness needs.

915 S. Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48503

Phone: 810-233-8851


Mall Walking Guide - HAP

Helpful walking tips, mall locations and mileage of the local malls listed.

http://mycarehealthcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/HAP-Mall-Walkin...


Mall Walking: A Program Resource Guide - CDC

A guide to the health and reasons behind mall walking, traditional and untraditional Mall Walking Program types and description.

https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/downloads/mallwalking-guide.pdf


Baker College Bike Repair 

Maureen Miller, (810) 766-8752

Baker College of Flint has partnered with Assenmacher’s Cycling Centers and Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools to sponsor the Community Bike Project. Volunteers will restore and repair donated bicycles and provide them to C-A students who are unable to afford them.

http://www.baker.edu/about/news/baker-college-of-flint-partners-with-c-a-schools-bike-shop-to-promote-active-living/

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GROUPS                    

 

University of Michigan-Flint Walk and Bike Group

The mission of the group is to establish a walking & bicycling friendly culture at UM-Flint that fosters the support of safe, non-motorized transportation initiatives, policies, & infrastructures across campus & through the greater Flint area.

Theresa Landis, (810) 766-6648

tlandis@umflint.edu

http://www.umflint.edu/reccenter/walking-and-biking

https://www.facebook.com/umflintwalkandbikeworkgroup


Safe & Active Genesee for Everyone (SAGE)

SAGE is a Crim-led coalition working together to advocate for and support active living initiatives that promote safe opportunities for people to be physically active throughout Genesee County. Our Vision is a healthy Genesee County that provides safe and inviting public spaces where people of all ages and abilities can easily integrate fun physical activity into their daily routine.

http://crim.org/sage/


(FIA) Spring Walking & Running Club

Trying to train for a Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 3D event, or do you enjoy walking/running yet run into cold/windy/rainy/snowy weather in MI that makes training for upcoming competitive events challenging in the Cold/unpredictable Michigan Spring outdoor weather? Come join us to walk/run in an INDOOR facility on the Flint Iceland Arena Field/s to continue training for your next event or remain fit and get a work-out in before school or work. http://flinticeland.com/


Riverbend Striders

Promote health & fitness through running and walking.  We serve the running/walking community by providing a year-round schedule of events, either through club managed races or by assisting area race directors for non-club managed events.  The Striders welcomes all area runners and walkers whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran.

John Gault (810) 487-0954


Social Cycling of Flint 

A group of individuals in Flint interested in improving bicycle culture in Flint by getting anyone and everyone on a bike in the name of visibility and strength in numbers.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/SocialCyclingFlint/


Berston Bicycle Club Project 

Runs a program which teaches kids in Flint bicycle safety and how to use a bike as transportation around the city. At the end of the program, each kid gets a new bike.

http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2013/01/flint_woman_starts_bic...

Angela Stamps, (810) 422-5446


Friends of the Flint River Trail 

Promote the use of the trail for cycling, walking, and running by hosting bicycle rides every Sunday throughout the spring, summer, and fall.

http://flintriver.org/blog/chapters/friends-of-the-flint-river-trail/ 

Jack Minore, (810) 252-5258

jacksonmin@aol.com                                                                                             

https://www.facebook.com/groups/76269928510/


Genesee Wanderers Bicycle Club

If you enjoy bike riding with other cyclists in the greater Flint area, you are invited to become a member of the Genesee Wanderers Bicycle Club. We sponsor weekly rides in various locations including Lennon. Grand Blanc, Flushing, Linden, Davison, Fenton and Gaines. Generally, these rides are hosted on scenic, flat, low traffic roads.

http://www.geneseewanderers.org/                    ...            

https://www.facebook.com/GeneseeWanderers


The League of Michigan Bicyclists

LMB is a non-profit, tax-exempt statewide membership organization working to improve conditions for bicycling in Michigan. LMB supports many programs and projects and cooperates with state and local agencies and other like-minded groups toward this goal.

http://www.lmb.org/

(517) 334-9100

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EVENTS

ONLY EVENTS THAT HAPPEN IN THE CITY OF FLINT ARE LISTED BELOW.

(Please check out all the other great events happening throughout the year in Genesee County)

 

Pot O' Gold 4 Mile Run & Walk

DATE: Fri, Mar 17, 2017

Starting at the Masonic Temple in Flint, MI, the fast, flat, and scenic 4-mile course runs thru the University of Michigan Flint campus, thru the cultural area and loops around to finish Downtown. The course goes thru Mott Estate and finishes at the Masonic Temple.

http://www.thecompleterunner.com/potofgoldrun/


Superhero Run

DATE: Sat, Apr 22, 2017

One of the fastest growing and most family fun events in Flint will be returning on Saturday, April 22, 2017. We have an interesting course, a great venue, and the event will be bigger and better than ever! Every pre-registered participant will receive a wicking T-shirt and every finisher will receive a custom finisher's medal. All proceeds will benefit abused, abandoned and neglected children of Genesee County. Please visit weissadvocacycenter.org to learn more about the Weiss Child Advocacy Center.

http://www.flintsuperhero.run/


Woodland Park Academy Color Dash 1 Mile/5k Fun Run

DATE: May 13, 2017

WPA Color Dash is a 1 Mile/5K Fun Run to benefit the Woodland Park Academy Playground Fund. This is a family friendly event for all ages.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1697382763872707/

https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/MI/Flint/WPAColorDash


St. Paul Spring "Tune-Up"

DATE: Saturday, May, 13, 2017

This event benefits the school's Tuition Assistance Fund for the children in the preschool through eighth grade educational program.

http://www.gaultracemanagement.com


Marti Austin Kids Classic

DATE: Sat, Jun 3, 2017

This “mini-Crim” is for youth ages 0-14. Each participating child receives a t-shirt, goody bag and a finisher medal. Children can participate in the Diaper Dash, Toddler Trot, 1/4 Mile, 1/2 Mile, or Mile race. The day includes fun activities for the entire family.

Contact Sara Duncan

sduncan@crim.org

810-235-3396


Huckleberry Hustle & Little Berry Dash

DATE: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Huckleberry Hustle & Little Berry Dash! The race begins and ends at Crossroads Village, with a fun trek through beautiful woods and country trails in between! It’s a great off-road 5K course that’s ideal for runners and walkers, whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just lacing your shoes for the first time!

This event is a CrimFit Training Program voucher race!

https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Flint/HuckleberryHustleandLittleBerryDash#...


Ophelia Bonner Scholarship Fund

DATE: Sat, Jul 29, 2017

“This race is about raising money to help graduating high school seniors continue their education,” said Gloria Jenkins, an assistant race coordinator. “(Ophelia Bonner) loved children, that’s why she started it.

https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Flint/OpheliaBonnerScholarshipFund8K5K1Mil...

810-238-5981


Assenmacher 100 

DATE: Third Sunday in August.

The Assenmacher 100 is a recreational and social fun bicycle ride through the farmland and villages of mid-Michigan. Started in 1980, it has become one of Michigan's premier century rides and has been endorsed by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. With routes of 20, 34, 56, 66, and 100 miles, there are courses for experienced cyclists as well as the casual rider.

http://www.assenmachers.com/about/2015-assenmacher-100-pg135.htm

Matt Assenmacher, (810) 635-7844

ride531@assenmachers.com


HAP Crim Festival of Races

DATE: August 25-26, 2017

For three days every August, the City of Flint comes to life as thousands of runners, walkers, and fitness enthusiasts take part in the HAP Crim Festival of Races. Racers of all skill level have the opportunity to participate in a variety of events - the world famous Crim 10 mile race or the 8K, 5K or Michigan Mile. See you on the bricks!

https://crim.org/races-events/crim/

Tel: 810-235-3396
Fax: 810-235-5311


HealthPlus Tour de Crim

DATE: Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Gives bicycle fan ages 8 and older a chance to take on a non-competitive bicycle challenge along the Crim’s famous 10 mile course.

http://crim.org/races-events/tour-de-crim/               ...     

Ali Harris, (810) 600-5788                                          

aharris@crim.org


Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

DATE: November 24th

Proceeds go to support the YMCA summer camp program, and the theater programs at St. Pius X Catholic School, one of our local schools. For a late-November outdoor event in Michigan, participation can vary depending on the weather, but the race will go on; sun, wind, rain or snow.

https://mpraa.net/programs/the-turkey-trot-course/


Santa Family Run/Walk

DATE: Sat, Dec 3, 2016

The YMCA Family Santa Run/Walk is an untimed 5k and 1 mile event for the entire community! In the spirit of the season, each participant receives a 5 piece Santa suit to wear during the event. Thousands of Santa's descend on Downtown Flint to raise money for over 8,000 youth, families and seniors to use the services at the Y!

http://flintymca.com/special-events-2/santa-run/


New Year's Resolution Race

DATE: December 31st

Race proceeds support Crim Training Program Scholarships to spread the joy and health of Running and Walking!

www.werunthistown.com      

(810) 238-5981

 

A portion of cycling information presented, is thanks to the "Crim Fitness Foundation"

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