The Great Bike Race begins at 8:30AM on Park Avenue (near the intersection with South Princeton and Harvard) on the Fourth of July! Bring your bike (decorated for Independence Day if you want), your helmet, and your fastest legs to compete for ribbons and year-long bragging rights. No registration is required. Show up and listen for your age group!
Helmets are required for all participants!
With the help of the Swarthmore Police Departments, racers speed down Park Avenue to Occasionally Yours where the grandstand is located.
WHO: Everyone! No registration required
WHERE: Downtown Swarthmore, start on Park Avenue near the intersection with Harvard and South Princeton
WHEN: Monday, July 4th, 2022, races begin at 8:30AM and run continuously until they are finished
REGISTRATION: No registration is required, but helmets are!
Race 1: 7 yr old boys
Race 2: 8 yr old boys
Race 3: 9 yr old boys
Race 4: 7 yr old girls
Race 5: 8 yr old girls
Race 6: 9 yr old girls
Race 7: 10 yr old boys
Race 8: 11 yr old boys
Race 9: 10 yr old girls
Race 10: 11 yr old girls
Race 11: 12-13 yr old boys
Race 12: 12-13 year old girls
Race 13: 6 year old boys (start line moves forward)
Race 14: 6 year old girls
Race 15: 5 year old boys (may use training wheels)
Race 16: 5 year old girls (may use training wheels)
Race 17: 4 year old boys and girls (may use training wheels)
Race 18: 4 year old boys and girls on tricycles
Race 19: 13& over (including adults!)
Looking for more Independence Day fun? Join us at the Cris Hansen Memorial Horseshoe Tournament! Register on site. The games begin at 12:30PM.