Pedal Your Way to Wellness

There are many ways that riding your bike can improve personal and community wellness.

During May and June 2018, KU employees can even earn credits in the HealthQuest Rewards Program* by riding their bike!

Start pedaling your way to a healthier tomorrow by signing up and logging rides now! Here's how: 

  1. Sign up for the KU Bike Challenge using this secure form. This secure information will provide the necessary details to match your activity to your benefits. 
  2. Create an account in Strava, or log in if you already have an account.
  3. Once in Strava search for “University of Kansas” to find the KU Club. (In the app, click on “Explore” to find the Club.)
  4. Join the club and start logging rides. You can log them using the Strava app, entering them manually on the website, or uploading them from other apps or devices.
  5. Log 5 miles a week for 4 weeks (does not need to be consecutive) during the challenge period and earn 2 HealthQuest credits!

*If you have questions about the HealthQuest Rewards Program, information can be found here, or you can call 1-888-275-1205 and dial option 3 or email

If you have questions specifically about earning HealthQuest credits through biking, or about the tracking steps detailed here, you can email or call 785-864-5398.

Coronavirus Update

As part of our efforts to reduce an on-campus presence and promote social distancing, KU Surplus is ceasing all operations and KU Recycling is limiting any special collections that are not mission critical. For more information, email us at

Sustainability Plan

KU Bike Plan

KU Bike Plan

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times