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Sunday, June 11, 2017 

Ride from the Bridge to the Beach on Sunday, June 11th and enjoy an exciting endpoint, Atlantic City, NJ! In order to enhance the riding experience, reduce heat related issues and improve rider safety the ride has been moved to June.  

 


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Registration & Fee Structure

Sign up today and start or join a team of cyclists or register as an individual cyclist. Set up your own personal fundraising webpage and start toward your goal with support and advice all along the way. 

Click here for the mail-in registration form.

All registration fees are non-refundable.

Fee Structure

All riders are required to raise an additional $100 fundraising minimum on top of their registration fee by Sunday, June 11, 2017.  

  • $40 registration fee -October 2015 - January 31, 2016 
  • $60 registration fee - February 1, 2016 - March 31, 2016 
  • $80 registration fee - April 1, 2016 - May 31, 2016  
  • $100 registration fee - June 1, 2016 - June 12, 2016  

Youth Registration- Riders under the age of 18 do not have a registration fee but are required to raise $40 by Sunday, June 11, 2017.

 


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Customize a Ride that Fits You – Startpoint Addresses & Times

STARTPOINT #1 - BEN FRANKLIN BRIDGE/INDEPENENCE MALL, PHILADELPHIA, PA

  • Corner of Market and North 5th Street 
  • 6:30 am start
  • 66.5 miles 
  • 100.5 miles 

STARTPOINT #2 - CHERRY HILL EAST H.S., CHERRY HILL, NJ

  • 1750 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
  • 6:45 am start
  • 54.4 miles 
  • 88.4 miles 
  • Rest Stop Opens: 6:15 am

STARTPOINT #3 - HAMMONTON LAKE PARK, HAMMONTON, NJ

  • Park Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 08037
  • 8:00 am start 
  • 30.4 miles 
  • Rest Stop Opens: 7:30 am

STARTPOINT #4 – EGG HARBOR CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ

  • 730 Havana Ave., Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
  • 8:15 am start 
  • 19.4 miles 
  • Rest Stop Opens: 7:45 am

Start point locations and route distances subject to change.  

 


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Fundraising Deadlines & Bib Packet Information

  • May 1, 2017 - Fundraising deadline to get your bib packet in the mail.  You must have your registration fee plus your additional $100 fundraising minimum in to get your bib packet mailed to you before the ride. 
  • June 11, 2017 - Fundraising deadline for the additional $100 minimum fundraising requirement. You must have the additional $100 fundraising minimum, on top of your registration fee, in by the day of the ride to receive a bib sheet.

August 31, 2017 - Fundraising deadline for the 2017 ride. All fundraising money, including matching gifts, must be postmarked on or before August 31st to qualify for awards, prizes and team/individual rankings

2017 Fundraising Incentives Coming Soon!

2017 Fundraising Resources Download Library- Click here

Day of Event Registration or Rider Number Pick Up

Cyclists can register or pick up their rider number at any of the start points as early 15 minutes before the identified start time for that location.

 


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Hotel Accommodations in Philadelphia 

Center City hotels located a mile or less from the startpoint in Philadelphia. 

  • Wyndham Philadelphia Historia District - 400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 923-8660
  • Philadelphia Marriott Downtown - 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106        (215) 625-2900
  • Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Penn's Landing - 100 N. Columbus Blvd. Philaldelphia, PA 19106  (215) 627-7900 

 

 

 


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Ben Franklin Bridge and Road Closure Times in Philadelphia

The Ben Franklin Bridge will close at 6:00 am on Sunday, June 11th and will reopen at 7:30 am.

North 5th Street between Market St. and Arch St. will be closed from 5:30 am to 7:30 am.

6th Street between Race and Arch St. will be closed from 5:30 am to 7:30 am

 


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Parking Options in Philadelphia

A relaxed parking permit will be available for all riders on Sunday, June 11th.  Riders are permitted to park on the street from 3rd-7th street between Walnut St. and Race St..  Please make sure to have the parking permit visible on your dashboard.

 There are also a number of nearby parking lots and garages (normal fees apply). 

 

 Click here for the startpoint parking map locations.

 


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Additional Transportation Options into Philadelphia

PATCO train service is available on the morning of the event, and bikes are permitted on the trains.  The 8th and Market stop is the closest to the Philadelphia start point and located 4 blocks away.  Trains may be crowded and boarding and un-boarding could take longer than normal, so please consider this when choosing your departure time. 

The current PATCO schedule will be published here the week before the event.

 


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Baggage Transportation to End Point 

Baggage transportation to the end point will be available for all riders at each start point. A baggage tag will be provided with your rider number that should be safely secured to your bag.  Bags should not be larger than a normal carryon. Bags can be claimed at the endpoint, inside of Boardwalk Hall, between 9:30 - 10:00 am.

Other Startpoints Drop Off Area-  Registration Table 

 


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Cyclist Staging in Philadelphia

In order to enhance the safety of the ride over the Ben Franklin Bridge, modifications to the start are currently being developed.  This includes releasing the cyclists in waves.  As has been our history, our SURVIVORS will continue to lead us at the start of the event. 

Philadephia Startpoint Layout coming in 2017!

 


Questions?  Contact Lisa Calemmo line philadelphia.bike@cancer.orgline(215) 985-5401lineor view Online Help