Published: Dec 08, 2013 9:44 AM EST
Updated: Dec 08, 2013 10:09 AM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Thousands of people hit the pavement by foot and by bike, participating in the 'Everyone Rides' event to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lee County.

Throughout the morning, people took off on a 15, 30, 62 or 100 mile bike ride, or 5K or half marathon run, beginning and ending at JetBlue Park.

After the big race, participants and the public are invited to enjoy food and other activities at JetBlue Park. 40 vendors are taking part in a health, lifestyle and fitness expo. There will also be a kid zone with bounce houses, laser tag, a rock wall and more.