Novato Bike and Hike

5 Mile, Other, 5K

Event Date

Sat, Sep 13, 2014


Novato, CA

About This Activity

Novato Bike and Hik - Effective 8pm on 9/11/14 on-line registration is no longer available.  Event day registration is available at the IVC registration desk.  Spend a wonderful day cycling the backroads or hiking the hills of Marin, and then kick back and enjoy a fun family festival of food & music at Indian Valley Campus (IVC) meadow. Does it get any better? YES. Just by participating and having a great day you will help to provide school scholarships and fund projects for local schools and charitable organizations in the community.

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What are the events of the day? 

BIKING TOURS  Choose to cycle the backroads of Novato, including the Stafford Lake 17 mile ride, or the San Antonio 35 mile ride. A great cycling tour for the recreational or avid bike rider. This event is not a race, but an opportunity to get out and do your thing or get started in biking. Must be 14 years or older to participate. Afterwards, enjoy lunch on us at the Novato Festival. 
BIKING REGISTRATION & TICKETS : Lunch and the annual event t-shirt are included in the entry fee. When you register you will have the choice to:

        1. Select your Bike Tour

  • San Antonio Rd Tour - 35 miles
  • Stafford Lake Tour - 17 miles

        2. Tickets Price: Individual: $75; Couple: $120; Family of Four: $150

HIKING TOURS  Choose to hike the beautiful west Marin hills, including the 6 mile Buzzards Burn hike or the 3 mile Waterfall Hike. This event is not a race but an opportunity to enjoy stellar views traversing valleys to hilltops. Afterwards, enjoy lunch on us at the Novato Festival. 

HIKING REGISTRATION & TICKETS : Lunch and the annual event t-shirt are included in the entry fee. When you register you will have the choice to:
         1. Select your Hike Tour

  • Waterfall Hike Tour- 3 miles
  • Buzzard's Burn Tour - 6 miles

         2. Tickets Price: Individual: $75; Couple: $120; Family of Four: $150

FUN & EASY  You can enjoy your ride & hike because each course is clearly marked with signs and we provide well-stocked water refresher and bike repair stations. Sign-ins for Hiking and Biking Tours will begin at 8:00am and the events will commence at 9:00am with the last starts at 10:00am for the cyclists and beginning 9:30am and last 10:30am for the hikers.

NOVATO FESTIVAL  11:30 to 2pm  Relax to music, food and drink with friends and family for the afternoon. Enjoy our sponsor booths offering beer and wine tastings, fun foods, music by DJ Rob Sundberg and field games for the younger folks.
FESTIVAL TICKETS:  Open to the public--Tickets cost $25.Free entrance with Bike or Hike Ticket. 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS This event is only made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. 


The Novato Bike and Hike is organized by the Rotary Club of Ignacio Foundation a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization.

Event details and schedule

Event Highlights
Saturday, September 13, 2014   8
Course Info: Indian Valley College and surrounding hills and roads. 
Arrival Info:

Parking Info: Plenty of parking available on the IVC Campus

Waivers and ID: Waviers must be signed at registration must show ID at check-in

Limited to 500 Bike and Hike entrants.

What to Bring:Water will be provided at the refreshment stands but suggest bringing a sports bottle with you.

What to Wear: normal biking or hiking gear

Children and Famiy Friendly Hike and Bike Events (must be 14 years of age for all but the Waterfall Hike 3K.  All ages are invited to participate in the Festival.

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