Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 2021-09-10 20:14:57 –
Louisville, Kentucky (WDRB)-Louisville’s semi-annual Labor Day hikes, bikes and paddles were just hikes and bikes this time around.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced last Wednesday that the “Paddle” component of the annual Labor Day “Hiking, Bike, Paddle” event was canceled due to the dangerous situation on the Ohio River caused by Hurricane Aida. Did.
The hike and cycling went according to plan, but at the new location, Community Boat House on 1325 River Road.
Yoga and Zumba began at 8 am and participants adhered to social distance guidelines. The biker started at 9am. The Tai Chi components of hiking, bikes and paddles also had to be canceled due to social distance concerns about their activities.
Hundreds of people appeared in the community’s boathouse for the Labor Day morning event. Jeff Mills, a man from Scottsburg, Indiana, attended the event for the fourth consecutive year. This year he took his grandson and enjoyed the beautiful weather. Mills said it was important for them to do things together and this was the perfect event to do it.
“I think this is great,” Mills said. “I cycled with the paddles, and on every occasion I get, I come and do it. It’s great.”
Participants were asked to bring their own water because the water supply station was not available. This is the 17th year of a semi-annual event, usually held on Labor Day and Memorial Day weekends.
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