Participants can ride in one of two routes designed to accommodate riders of all abilities. In addition to the riding routes, there is a walking tour of downtown Novato. All rides and walks start and end on Sherman Avenue near the intersection of Grant Avenue in downtown Novato. If you are finding us with your a mobile app, enter 902 Sherman Ave., Novato, CA 94945.
Route Markers - Each route is marked with different colored Route Arrows on the road surface. Each turn has one or more arrows before the turn, one arrow at the turn, and one confirmation arrow after the turn. The Classic Route is marked with GREEN arrows. The Family Ride is marked with BLUE arrows. The Walk Route is marked with ORANGE arrows.
This will be a ride of appoximately 35km that makes a loop around the City of Novato. There will be one Rest Stop at the parking lot in front of Harvest Market, and another at San Jose Middle School. You can download the map and turn by turn directions here.
Distance: 12 km (7.4 miles). An easy in-town ride suitable for the whole family. There will be one rest stop at the parking lot in front of Harvest Market. You can download the map and turn by turn directions here.
Downtown Walking Adventure
Total distance is approximately 4 km (2.5 miles). A flat and easy walk around downtown Novato that will include some fun surprises along the way. The walking route map can be downloaded here. If you would like to hunt for some notable art along the way, check out this gallery of some art you will encounter, and see if you can spot them all!
Costumes are encouraged, and we will have some awards for costumes including the following categories:
- Best family or group costume
- Best school spirit costume
- Best pet costume
- Special Judge's awards
Winners will be announced during the Community Fair and posted on the School Fuel's Tour of Novato facebook page.