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Bike to Beat Breast Cancer September 19

Help to raise money to fight cancer, and have a fun time with the whole family, all at the same event. Bike to Beat Cancer on September 19, and bike around one of Louisville’s beautiful communities. This all-day event is full of events and fun, not to mention the bike ride itself.

Take a Family Ride Around the Community

The family ride is a short ride that’s perfect for kids and adults alike. Ride for 5 miles around the pretty Norton Commons neighborhood to help raise money and have a good time doing it. The ride begins and ends at Kosair Children's Medical Center, and you’re welcome to go at your own pace through this subdivision. The fee is $25 for the whole family. Signing up to enter the race gives you the chance to win two kids’ bikes.

Bike to Beat Cancer

The family ride is for all ages and abilities, so anyone may participate. Get there at 9 am to pick up your shirt and ride packet. Be at Kosair at 10 am for the ride. Once you’re done riding and get to the finish line, enjoy lunch at Qdoba Mexican Grill. There’s also a “Just for Kids” fun zone that’s full of family-friendly activities.

Take a pleasant bike ride about the Norton Commons community, and help support a good cause while you’re doing it.

Uncommon Beauty in Norton Commons

There really is nothing common about Norton Commons. The entire neighborhood used to be a sprawling farm that was owned by George Norton. He's the same man who founded the WAVE television station, and in some ways Louisville can thank him for the beautiful Norton Commons neighborhood.

This neighborhood is designed to feel like city living but with the beauty of a country home. In other words, there's lots of great shopping and eating in this area, but the homes are made to be large and comfortable. They're set on big green lawns, surrounded by well-maintained landscaping and pretty common areas. You can find several different architecture styles here, from Arts and Craft homes to imposing Greek revival houses to pretty Italianate cottage designs.

People come to Norton Commons for all kinds of reasons. They may go to the hospital, or to help out at a charity event like the Family Bike Ride. But they end up staying for the gorgeous homes, the community spirit and all the amenities that surround this pretty part of Louisville.

About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the Joe Hayden Real Estate Team - !

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