The practice of designing a community’s built environment so that is is safe and convenient for all types of travelers known as “Complete Streets”.
Congratulations to our National Bike Challenge riders, who logged over 28,000 miles and finished #1 in Kansas and #6 in the nation.
Thrive recently helped celebrate completion of the new decorative archways over the Southwind Rail Trail and the Prairie Spirit Trail in Humboldt and Iola.
The Lehigh Portland Trail system has been in the news recently, featured in both the Iola Register newspaper and on KOAM television. Excitement is building!
The 2014 National Bike Challenge is now complete, and Allen County went out on top, finishing as the number one Local Challenge for the month of September.
Four months down, one to go, and Allen County continues to thrive in the National Bike Challenge, with local residents riding over 26,000 miles so far. Let’s keep up the momentum and finish strong!
Allen County continues to roll up an impressive performance in the National Bike Challenge, ranking as the top rural bicycling county in the nation, on pace for over 30,000 miles.
In June, Allen County rode nearly 7000 miles in the National Bike Challenge, moving up in the national rankings, and placing 3 of the top 10 cities in Kansas. Let’s keep it up … ride your bike and log those miles!
The Southwind Rail Trail was in fine condition for its first birthday party, with a nice little crowd enjoying food, fun and fellowship, and nature.
Allen County is doing very well in the National Bike Challenge, ranking number one in Kansas and number 5 in the nation, on a per-capita basis. Keep it up!
Thrive’s mission is to support and encourage programs, policies and resources that promote access to healthcare, healthy lifestyles, and positive community conversation that improves the well-being of residents of Allen County, Kansas.
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Allen County Events
- Sep 17, 2017
Moran Days: Join this annual celebration of Moran's history
- Oct 4, 2017
International Walk to School Day: Help Allen County schoolchildren celebrate the freedom to walk and bike to school!
- Oct 7, 2017
Biblesta Run for the Son: 3K Walk and 5K Run, part fo the Biblesta festival in Humboldt
- Oct 12, 2017
Farm City Days: City of Iola festival with carnival, parade, vendors and entertainment!
- Jun 2, 2018
National Trails Day: Join the country's largest celebration of trails!