Raised:
$7,394
29%Goal:
$25,000

Cold Lake Food Bank

Hosting an in-person event in Cold Lake, AB

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What moves you? Join us on October 2, 2021 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraiser that supports charities who provide refuge and hope for displaced, vulnerable, and exploited people everywhere.

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 2, 2021!

The Ride for Refuge is a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraising event. Team Captains select their charity of choice when they start their team. Starts 9:00am at the Food Bank (5216 55A Street, Community Baptist Church)

Start

Start Time is 9:00am

At the Cold Lake Food Bank

5216 55A Street (Community Baptist Church)

All walks and rides finish at the Food Bank.

This years RIDE will be an outdoor event.

See you on Saturday October 2nd!

RIDE T-Shirts

For those who raise $150+ (adults) or $75+ (youth), we’ll be thanking you for your efforts with a sweet, super-soft RIDE t-shirt that you’ll be proud to wear (and maybe even brag about)!


For a more detailed look at what to expect, please connect with your charity.


Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Route Details

Safety First! If your team is outside on Event Day, keep a close eye on everyone, their plans, whereabouts, and safety.

  • Check out the maps below.
  • Youth and children should always be supervised.
  • In case of any accident or injury, immediately call 911 for emergency support.
  • If an accident does occur, please contact Kyla (National Director of Events) 519-503-9186.
  • Participants are expected to be aware of and respect all Covid-related health and safety guidelines for their area, including but not limited to exercising social distancing protocols and wearing masks as required.

Handling Money

We cannot process cash or cheques at our in-person event. Here's what you can do:

  • Credit Card: The Best Option! Simple, secure, automatically tax receipted for gifts of $20+. Visit the Donate page, share your personal page link, or have your donor call the RIDE Head Office.
  • Cheques: The Old Faithful - made out to “Ride for Refuge” with your name on the Memo line. Mail them to the RIDE Head Office along with your completed pledge sheet.
  • Cash: You have 2 options:
  • 1. Login to FundHub, click “Enter $$ and Cheques,” create pledges for your cash donations, pay them off with your personal credit card, and keep the cash. OR...
  • 2. Write a cheque (made out to “Ride for Refuge”) for the total amount of cash you’ve collected. Mail it to the RIDE Head Office with your completed pledge sheet.

Waivers

All participants must register online this year and accept the electronic waiver.

  • When they register online, they will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • A helmet is mandatory for all riders
  • A face mask
  • Snacks in case you get hungry
  • Your bike or walking shoes
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're riding or walking for
  • Warm layers with moisture-repelling clothing in case it's cold or windy. Late September/early October weather can be cool, with rain and wind. The weather might also be gorgeous and sunny. Be sure to keep your eye on the forecast!

Cold Lake Maps

Check out this year's Ride for Refuge route maps below:

5kmView + print!

Route heads south east along the Millennium Trail toward the 4 Wing military base. Out a little past the gazebo and it's time to turn around. Flat Out and Back Course :)

10kmView + print!

Route travels west to 4 Wing Military base circling in 2 subdivisions and returns east along the Millennium Trail (possible overlap with walking participants). Crosses the bridge in Lions Park!

25kmView + print!

Route travels west to the 4 Wing military base and north out the back gate. East along Hwy 55 and South on Hwy 28.

50kmView + print!

Route travels through the back gate of the 4 Wing military base. North around Ethel Lake. East on Hwy 55 and South on Hwy 28.

Cold Lake Food Bank Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >

Teams
Participants

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Saddle Bags

Kyla Arsenault

4

4,844.25

2

The Random Collective

Alan Milne

5

800.00

3

Portage College Voyageurs

Lindsay Toth

6

580.00

4

Cold Lake Food Bank

Phil Crump

1

375.00

5

The Cyclopaths

Nic Caron-Lavoie

1

220.00

#

Name

Team Name

Activity

Raised

1

Christie Arthurs

Saddle Bags

Ride 10km

2,375.00

2

Joel Arthurs

Saddle Bags

Ride 25km

1,104.25

3

Sue Koch

Saddle Bags

Ride 50km

665.00

4

Kyla Arsenault

Saddle Bags

Big Goal

600.00

5

Phil Crump

Cold Lake Food Bank

Volunteer

375.00

6

Brian Thiel

The Random Collective

Ride 50km

250.00

7

Nic Caron-Lavoie

The Cyclopaths

Ride 25km

220.00

8

Lyla Allan

Portage College Voyageurs

Walk 5km

200.00

9

Alan Milne

The Random Collective

Ride 50km

200.00

10

Trish Milne

The Random Collective

Ride 50km

200.00

11

Veronica Montgomery

The Random Collective

Ride 50km

150.00

12

Sheila Haiden

Ride 10km

150.00

13

Patti Ouellette

Volunteer

100.00

14

Cecelia Vardy

Ride 10km

75.00

15

Anne Vardy

Ride 10km

75.00

16

Edith Vardy

Ride 10km

75.00

17

Robin Tizzard

Portage College Voyageurs

Walk 5km

50.00

18

Nicole Pshyk

Portage College Voyageurs

Walk 5km

40.00

19

Lindsay Toth

Portage College Voyageurs

Walk 5km

40.00

20

Amanda Wildman

Walk 5km

21

Cheryl Lamothe

Ride 10km

22

Steve Yochim

The Random Collective

Ride 50km

23

Greg Ostertag

Portage College Voyageurs

Ride 50km

24

Meghan Ostertag

Portage College Voyageurs

Walk 5km

About Cold Lake Food Bank

The Cold Lake Food Bank, a service of the Cold Lake Food Bank Society, is a welcoming, safe environment and community for individuals and families to receive encouragement and hope through nutritious food support.


The Cold Lake Food Bank and Cold Lake First Nations are developing a partnership to reduce food insecurity in the community. The partnership's goal aims to distribute nutritious food to the community members. Join us for Ride 2021 Cold Lake Food Bank to help alleviate stress and anxiety among our neighbours due to financial instability, low income and the expense of unforeseen circumstances.


Join the 7th Annual Ride Walk Event in Cold Lake!


Ride 10Km, 25km or 50Km or Walk/Run 5km


Start & Finish at the Cold Lake Food Bank / Community Baptist Church

5216 55A Street (1 block north from the 7/11)



  • All riders must wear a helmet & sign a waiver

Contact Us


Cold Lake Food Bank

Nic Caron-Lavoie Ride Coordinator
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email info@rideforrefuge.org

Got questions about the Ride for Refuge?
info@rideforrefuge.org | 1.877.743.3413