Swisse People’s Ride
26 January 2019

Find your greatness in 2019’s Swisse People’s Ride

Ride alongside Cadel Evans as we celebrate 10 years since he raced to UCI Road World Championship victory.

With courses to suit all abilities, take your pick from distances including 35km, 65km and 115km and experience Australia’s world-famous coastline this summer on two wheels.


Start times: 7:00am for 65km and 115km, 7.45am for 35km
Inclusions: Exclusive Santini jersey and finish line festivities
Ride with: Tour de France winner Cadel Evans

Ride with Cadel

Register now for the Swisse People’s Ride and tell us in 25 words or less what your favourite Swisse People’s Ride moment is and why.

You could win one of the following incredible prizes:

  • 2019 UCI Road World Championships Package to Yorkshire for two people including flights and accommodation, valued at $A16,000 (drawn January 15 2019)
  • BMC Road Bike, valued at $A4500 (winner: Kelly O’Donnell)
  • ‘Money Can’t Buy’ experience – Coffee and Ride with Cadel Evans for you and two friends (winner: Robert Hallett)
  • VIP Hospitality Package for two at the 2019 Cadel Road Race, valued at $1,000 (winner: Noel Clarkson)
  • Swisse Wellness Packs, valued at $150 each (winners: Andres Machado & Carolyn Sliwa)
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Made famous at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Geelong, the Challambra Climb is the ultimate achievement for our 115km course riders.

Register on Strava to see how you compare against Cadel’s best of 2:23 up the 830-metre ascent.

You might get lucky and have the chance to ride with the elite as they train for the following days event!

The Courses

115km Ride
65km Ride
35km Ride
115km Ride
65km Ride
35km Ride

Total elevation gain: 928m

Max elevation: 176m

From Geelong, head to Cadel’s hometown of Barwon Heads before hitting the Great Ocean Road. Torquay, Moriac, Barrabool Hills and the historic village of Ceres will follow.

Take on the famous Challambra Climb before plateauing on The Ridge. Enjoy a long descent down Scenic Road to Queens Park.

Once across the Barwon River, power up the steepest section and touch on the CBD. Enjoy the celebrations as you cross the finish line.

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Total elevation gain: 370m

Max elevation: 39m

Head south-east from the Geelong waterfront via Barwon Heads Road to Cadel’s hometown.

Cruise down the main street of Barwon Heads, and then hug the coast taking in views of Thirteenth Beach.

Turn at Horseshoe Bend Road and ride towards South Barwon Reserve. With Eastern Park in view, the finishing straight awaits.

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Total elevation gain: 245m

Max elevation: 39m

Follow the same outbound route as the longer rides before turning right early from Barwon Heads Road. Coast along Horseshoe Bend Road via Armstrong Creek and Warralily.

Coming back, pass South Barwon Reserve and take in the views of Eastern Park and the foreshore before crossing the finish line.

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At Swisse Wellness, our mission is to make millions of people around the world healthier and happier through three pillars of lifelong wellness – Mindfulness, Movement, and Nutrition.

We are dedicated to bringing our consumers not just the health benefits from our science proven products, but also equally important is the healthy lifestyle and ‘values’ we have firmly believed in over the last decade – positive thinking, great relationships, nutrition and exercise.  We live our company motto ‘Celebrate Life Everyday’, a belief that the way you live has a direct impact on the enjoyment you get out of life.

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