Sign up for the Swansea Bike Ride
Sunday 16 July 2017
Swansea, South Wales
With three routes available, all of which take in some stunning views, this truly is a cycling day out for cyclists of all ages and abilities.
All routes are circular, starting and finishing in Swansea and have numerous places to stop along the way for rest and refreshment.
Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Your entry fee covers the cost of organising the event. It's the money you raise that powers our life saving research.
Your entry includes
- Downloadable PDF route map
- GPX file for routes: 12 miles, 28 miles and 46 miles
- Training guidance
- Fundraising support
- Medical support
- Full route signage and marshalling
- A medal for all finishers
- You'll receive your participant number in the post just before the event
If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:
Tel: 0845 130 8663
Email: [email protected]
Make your travel plans
Start and finish
The start and finish point is next to St Helen's Rugby Ground.
Free parking is located next to the Recreation Ground.
Visit traveline-cymru.info for information on local public transport in Swansea.
Your fundraising helps our researchers make more discoveries and keep more hearts beating.
Create an online fundraising page - it's the easiest way to get sponsored. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.
Create your fundraising page
Take a look at our fundraising guide for more inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising.
Special discount on your cycling gear
We're delighted that Tredz Swansea will be supporting this year's Swansea Bike Ride, and they're offering all participants a 10% discount on all purchases over £50.
To redeem this discount just use the code 'BHF10' either online or in the Swansea store.
Standard exclusions apply. The code expires on 23 July 2017.
Get fit for your challenge
Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our cycling training zone. Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Get more heart health tips.
Get kitted up
Show the world you've joined the Heart Riders team and treat yourself to some new kit from our online cycling shop. Whether you're after something to wear on your training rides or on the day itself, an accessory you need or a gift for a loved one - start browsing and find something for you today. And with all proceeds going towards our life saving heart research, it gives the term guilt free shopping a whole new meaning!
And if you're not sure what to wear on the day and what you need to bring with you, take a look at our recommended cycling kit list. You'll receive your participant number in the post just before the event.
You're a Heart Rider - spread the word
Signing up for this challenge is no mean feat and we want you to tell all your friends and family just what you're doing and why. To help you spread the word we've created a range of social media profile pictures for you to use. Choose your favourite, upload it and start telling everyone what it means to be a Heart Rider. Don't forget to include a link to your JustGiving page.
British Cycling membership
British Cycling membership includes insurance and they’ll donate £4 for every Ride Membership Package our riders sign up for. Find out about the great membership benefits
Get your family and friends involved
Our events cannot happen without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to help out in the lead up to this event or on event day then please get in touch with us and we will send you more information.
At the start
|| Car park open
|| Information point open
|| Safety briefing
| 09:00 - 10:00
|| Ride starts
|| Ride finishes
|| Car park locked
Although we ask that you don't bring pets to take part with you, your friends and family are very welcome to join in cheering at the finish line.
The ride will be fully signed and marshalled. First aid, refreshments and toilet facilities (including disabled access) will be available at the start/finish location. Water stops and refreshments will be available en route. Note, there will be no changing rooms or luggage storage available.
Photos from the day will be available to view and purchase from sportysnaps.com.
Welcome to the club
New for 2017 is our exclusive 500 club, for those who smash the minimum sponsorship target for an event and go on to raise over £500.
Your fundraising will make a significant difference to the BHF as we continue our fight against heart disease. The BHF currently supports 2,500 healthcare professionals working with people affected by cardiovascular disease, funding over 1,100 research projects to help us reach our ultimate goal – the end of heart disease and to the devastation it causes.
If you have £500 or more (excluding GiftAid) pledged by your supporters on your JustGiving page firstly congratulations you are amazing! You'll now be eligible to join the 500 Club and receive your exclusive BHF jersey
For teams to be eligible there must be at least £500 or more (excluding Gift Aid) pledged per person, along with the names of all eligible entrants showing on the team fundraising page and each individual needs to fill in a separate form in each case to claim the 500 club jersey.
(E.g A team of 4 would need a minimum of £2000 (exc Gift Aid) pledged on their team page)
How do I claim?
Complete our form to request your jersey
|Chest Size (In)
|Chest Size (Cm)
Note: Due to the fit being small, we recommend ordering one size up to your usual size.
Frequently asked questions regarding the 500 club
Terms and Conditions