Get There Challenge

Join the Get There Challenge Oct. 4-17!

You can Get There better—and get recognized for driving less.

Join Anytime! GetThereOregon.org/Challenge

Create an account or login at GetThereOregon.org to participate in the 2021 Get There Challenge from Oct 4-17. Challenge yourself and help make Oregon an even better place to live, work, and play.

Unlock fun and knowledge-building achievements—plus, log transportation options trips and remote work days for a chance to win prizes, including two $500 cash cards, two $100 Columbia Sportwear gift cards, WiFi extenders, six $50 Made in Oregon gift cards, and more.

You can Get There better—and get recognized for driving less.

  • Use Get There to log your carpool, bus, biking, a walking trips — as well as teleworking days.
  • Find carpool buddies and compete with friends to see who can Get There without driving alone.
  • Log your trips at GetThereOregon.org for a chance to win prizes!

Get There makes it simple to find your way, so you can spend more time relaxing and less money on gas.

It’s easy:

  • Sign up at GetThereOregon.org
  • Log your trips from Oct. 4-17
  • Participate in one of our local events.
  • Get recognized for driving less!

Grand Prize

  • Two $500 Visa Cash Cards
  • $1,500 toward a custom Bike Friday folding bike

Get There Challenge: Rogue Valley Events

Covid-19 Safety: Participants at all events are required to wear face masks and practice social distancing, regardless of vaccination status. All events will be taking place outdoors.

Ashland Walk + Bike Breakfast

Time: Monday, Oct. 4 from 7-8:30am

Venue: under the gazebo at Railroad Park (785 A St., Ashland, OR 97520)

Description: Find us along the Central Ashland Bike Path at Railroad Park for some snacks, refreshments, and conversation. Free bike/ped safety gear, bike safety checks, and light bike tuning provided. Sponsored by Ashland Park & Recreation Dept.


Walk and Bike to School Day

Wednesday, Oct. 6 (all day)

Schools throughout the Rogue Valley

Photo Contest! Take a photo of your walk or ride to school, and post it to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with a caption that lets us know why you ride. Use #RideRVTD for a chance to win gift card prizes.


Take the Greenway: Phoenix

Wednesday, October 6 from 4-6pm

Under the picnic shelter at Blue Heron Park in Phoenix

Description: Whether you bike, skate, or walk, make your way along the Greenway to Blue Heron Park and enjoy some snacks, drinks, safety gear, and good conversation. Bring your bike and get a free bike safety check from a mechanic.


Bike Social and Skillshare

Thursday, October 7 from 5-6:30 p.m.

Gils, 175 N Pioneer St, Ashland

Description: Drop by for free, hands-on basic bike skills taught by a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor. Perfect for beginners! Bring your own bike and learn some new maintenance/repair skills, discuss preparations for fall and winter riding, and socialize with other riders.


 

Driver Appreciation Day

Friday, Oct. 8 (all day)

All RVTD busses; all routes

Description: Your bus drivers are essential front line workers!  Don’t forget to thank your driver today and every time you ride the bus.  Post a note and/or photo to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook that lets drivers know you appreciate them. Use #RideRVTD for a chance to win gift card prizes.


Historic Downtown Medford Walking Tour

Register to participate in walking tour.

Saturday, October 9 from 10am-noon

Tour begins at the Southern Oregon Historical Society Library and Archives bldg (106 N. Central Avenue) in Medford

Description: Join regional historian Jeff LaLande for a walking tour across both time and space. He’ll share insights as you walk through the rich history of Medford.  Total walking distance will be between 1 and 1.5 miles.


 

Bike Social and Skillshare

Wednesday, October 13 from 5-6:30 p.m.

Common Block Brewing Co. (315 E. 5th St., Medford, OR 97504)

Description: Drop by for free, hands-on basic bike skills taught by a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor. Perfect for beginners! Bring your own bike and learn some new maintenance/repair skills, discuss preparations for fall and winter riding, and socialize with other riders.


 

Historic Ashland Walking Tour

Register to participate in walking tour.

Saturday, October 16 from 10am-noon

Tour begins at the Lithia drinking fountain in downtown Ashland’s Plaza.

Description: Wear your walking shoes and enjoy a stroll through the last century and more with one of Ashland’s distinguished historians, Peter Finkle.  Learn about Ashland’s rich history and compare then and now as you walk a one to one-and-a-half mile route with Peter.