From 1 September to 15 October, join Australians around the country on the virtual bike ride that makes a difference for children with cancer.

Individuals + Schools + Workplaces + Families + Cycling Clubs

South West Bike Trek

Ride for child cancer research

Join the bike ride that makes a difference and go the distance to fight children's cancer.

Take part wherever you are

This is a virtual ride. Ride your own way, wherever you are, however it suits.

On the road.
As part of your daily commute.
Riding on the weekend.
At home.
Any time that's convenient for you.
During your workout.
Build kms as you build fitness.

Take part on your own or with others

Aim high with a personal challenge, or form a team with others to supercharge your fundraising.

On your own or with your family.
Make a school event of it.
Take part with your workmates.
Get your cycling club involved.

Your Goal

How much can you raise?


Could support a child going through treatment right now.


Could help with Gene Sequencing — hunting for cancer in certain genes.


Could fund a PhD researcher as part of our Research Team.

KMS Travelled
Raised Over 20 years

How It Works

Register to ride

Sign up and set your distance and fundraising goal. Once you’re registered you’ll join our community of like-minded passionate fundraisers. We’ll help you along the way with lots of support, advice & tips to get the most out of your challenge.

Get Sponsors

With our help & resources, promote your challenge to get people to sponsor you along the way.

Get riding & get rewarded

Ride in your own time, at your own pace, solo or as part of a team. As well as raising funds for children with cancer, for every fundraising milestone you reach, you’ll get an awesome prize!

Bunny with cancer ribbon

Sign up to make a difference

Australia has one of the highest incidences of childhood cancer worldwide. One in 500 Australian children will develop a cancer before 15 years of age — that’s 600 Australian children diagnosed every year. Childhood cancer is the single greatest cause of death from disease in Australian children, with three children losing their lives to cancer every week.

Every dollar you raise helps fund vital research into childhood cancers.

Child with cancer
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Leading Legends
See where our riders are on the map!

About our virtual ride





Our event is inspired by the 21st anniversary of the South West Bike Trek. Each year, South West Bike Trek riders make the epic 600km journey from Perth to Augusta, raising funds for the Child Cancer Research Foundation.

To date they have raised over $814,000 and travelled a total of 14,802 km.

The Child Cancer Research Foundation has been funding childhood cancer research for over 40 years. Australia has one of the highest incidences of childhood cancer worldwide, with an estimated 750 children diagnosed every year. We have a commitment to ensure the ground-breaking research can continue so that future generations can live cancer-free.

Join our virtual ride. Help us raise even more. Help us beat child cancer on ya bum.

Make an Impact
Whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started, individuals and teams can sign up and join the South West Bike Trek from wherever they are!
Get your workplace or school involved or challenge your family and friends. Register now to raise vital funds for research into childhood cancers and make a huge difference to the lives of children living with cancer and their families.
Sync your Distance from your Fitness Apps and Trackers
Connect your profile to your Strava or FitBit accounts and log your kms! You can also manually track how close you are to reaching your goal.