Round out your summer cycling season with a beautiful sportive through Yorkshire. This event aims to raise money and awareness for Cancer research and with 30, 63 and 100-mile route options there is something here for everyone. So grab your helmet and hit the road.
How to enter the Selby Three Swans Sportive
One Swan - 30 Miles
Two Swans - 63 Miles
Three Swans - 100 Miles
Selby Three Swans Sportive routes
This awesome event follows roads throughout the countryside of Yorkshire, and showcases some of the best the county has to offer. Whether you are signing up for the 30 miler or the 100 miler, you will have consistently stunning views throughout that keep morale high and the legs burning.
Further route information can be found at the link here: https://yorkshirecancerresearch.org.uk/get-involved/events/selby-three-swans-routes
Professional chip timing
Fully stocked aid stations
Event Village with food, entertainment and masseuse
Saturday 5th September:
10:00 - 14:00 - Number collection open
Sunday 6th September:
07:00 - Number collection open
07:45 - 100 Mile starts
08:30 - 63 Mile starts
09:00 - 30 Mile starts
Please make sure to arrive at least 45 minutes before your event is scheduled to set off to give enough time for parking, registration and warm up.
Spectators are welcome at the event village, and there will be plenty to keep them entertained whilst cyclists are out.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there parking at the Selby Three Swans Sportive?
Yes, there is free council parking on Sundays near the event village.
Is the Selby Three Swans Sportive on closed roads?
No, unfortunately it does take place on open roads. The route is fully sign posted and there will be rider marshals along the way.
Can I wear headphones on the Selby Three Swans Sportive?
No, this is strongly discouraged as it can cause serious safety hazards especially considering the event takes place on open roads.
When will I receive my event guide for the Selby Three Swans Sportive?
Event guides will be sent out by email approximately 2 - 3 weeks before the event date. So keep an eye on your inbox folders.
Will there be toilets and changing facilities at the Selby Three Swans Sportive?
There will be toilets at the event village and the feed stations along the route, but there will not be any changing facilities.
What is the minimum age for participants at the Selby Three Swans Sportive?
There is no minimum age to participate although all participants under the age of 18 will need to have a completed Parental Consent form to take part.
Is the Selby Three Swans Sportive competitive?
No, this is a charity cycle ride and not considered a race. Please enjoy a day out on the bikes and take in the Yorkshire countryside.
How hilly is the Selby Three Swans Sportive?
The elevation gain for the three races are One Swan - 42 meters, Two Swans - 196 meters and Three Swans - 367 meters.
Do I have to wear a helmet at the Selby Three Swans Sportive?
Yes, if you don't have a helmet you won't be allowed to ride.
Will there be food and water along the route of the Three Swans Sportive?
Yes, there will be feed/water stations along the route but riders are encouraged to bring their own water in case they need some between the stops.