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Army Outdoor Recreation Cycling Challenge 2024


Gear up for the ultimate test of the year! Join Army Outdoor Recreation for their self-guided 2024 Cycling Challenge! Do you have what it takes to conquer 1000km (621 miles) in just over 4 months on 2 wheels?

Join the 2024 Army ODR Cycling Challenge group on the Strava app to compete in weekly leaderboards that will be announced on the Fort Knox Adventure Program Facebook page every Monday for friendly competition!

Official Rules:

  • Must complete 1000km (621 miles) starting May 1st - August 31st to receive a commemorative jersey. Participants will receive their jersey on September 3rd, 2024, after the challenge is finished.
  • Participants MUST individually complete their own distance tracking and record keeping through app programs such as:
    • Strava
    • Map My Ride
    • Komoot
    • CyclemeterGPS
  • All participants must report their progress to the Fort Knox Adventure Programmer ONCE a month via screenshot of total cycling distance per preferred app.
  • All distance trackers must be submitted to the Fort Knox Adventure Programmer no later than September 2nd to qualify for the finisher's jersey. Later submission will not be accepted.
  • Only traditional road, mountain, city/commuter bikes will be considered for this challenge. Use of E-bikes will be accepted. Use of training apparatus (e.g. stationary bikes) will not be accepted.
  • Participants are responsible for their own equipment.

Who can participate and how?

This challenge is designed for adults. However, youth can participate and should expect to receive an adult sized jersey if/when they finish 1,000 kms.

Cost: $50


  • Participants MUST register ONLINE or by phone at (502) 624-5030.
  • Registration is open from April 1 – July 31, 2024

Open to: Military and DoD Affiliated and their Families.

More Info: (502) 624-1838

For all reporting (monthly cycling progress reports via screenshots), please email the Fort Knox Adventure Program Coordinator at or visit in person at the Sadowski Center, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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