Raised:
$26,676
66%Goal:
$40,000

Rising Above

Hosting an in-person event in Niverville, MB

48Participants6Teams

What moves you? Join us 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.

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Hespeler Park, Niverville

September 18, 9am

Important Notes

Niverville event day September 18

Ottawa team "Benny & the Jets" event day September 25

Ottawa team "Forerunners" event day Oct. 2

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!

Niverville Maps

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

10kmView + print!

A 12k route around town. Those wanting to do 25k will loop this route twice.

Rising Above 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

Rising Above Riders

Terry Martin

13

7,525.00

2

Forerunners

Daniel Bezalel Richardsen

8

5,000.00

3

W2G riders

Marvin Wideman

5

4,720.00

4

Benny and the Jets

Ben Lim

7

4,676.06

5

For the Found and Unfound

Terri Wolfe

8

3,535.00

6

Word of Life

Cara Forytarz

7

1,220.00

#

Name

Team Name

Activity

Raised

1

Terry Martin

Rising Above Riders

Ride 50km

4,250.00

2

VerdenCarolyn Martin

W2G riders

Ride 50km

2,055.00

3

Howard Jolly

Rising Above Riders

Ride 50km

2,025.00

4

Landon Coleman

Forerunners

Ride 25km

1,870.00

5

Jamie Jacob

Benny and the Jets

Walk 5km

1,150.00

6

Stephen Kidd

Benny and the Jets

Ride 50km

1,000.00

7

Ben Lim

Benny and the Jets

Outdoors

950.00

8

Marvin Wideman

W2G riders

Ride 50km

825.00

9

Nicole Banman

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 10km

675.00

10

Jessie Wolfe

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 10km

555.00

11

Salim Adjali

Benny and the Jets

Ride 25km

500.00

12

Annalynne Wolfe

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 25km

455.00

13

Daniel Bezalel Richardsen

Forerunners

Ride 25km

450.00

14

Ross Ruppert

W2G riders

Ride 50km

350.00

15

Ray Martin

W2G riders

Big Goal

350.00

16

Sezai Aydin

Benny and the Jets

Ride 25km

305.00

17

Calli Banman

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 10km

250.00

18

Cara Forytarz

Word of Life

Ride 25km

250.00

19

Abram Kennedy

Forerunners

Ride 10km

250.00

20

Brenda Martin

Rising Above Riders

Ride 10km

250.00

21

Erica Banman

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 10km

250.00

22

Terri Wolfe

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 50km

250.00

23

Eliana Kennedy

Forerunners

Ride 25km

240.00

24

Nicole Lim

Benny and the Jets

Walk 5km

215.00

25

Les Poss

Rising Above Riders

Ride 50km

200.00

26

Krystal Remers

W2G riders

Ride 50km

200.00

27

Christian Forytarz

Word of Life

Ride 25km

200.00

28

Daniele May

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 10km

200.00

29

Dmitri Kozak

Forerunners

Ride 25km

192.50

30

Emilia Kozak

Forerunners

Ride 25km

182.50

31

Lois Wiebe

Word of Life

Walk 5km

170.00

32

Miriam Visser

Forerunners

Ride 25km

160.00

33

Rachel Bunn

Rising Above Riders

Ride 10km

150.00

34

Pam Unrau

For the Found and Unfound

Ride 10km

150.00

35

Jason Bunn

Rising Above Riders

Ride 25km

150.00

36

Nicolas Visser

Forerunners

Ride 25km

145.00

37

Cam Lussier

Word of Life

Ride 10km

100.00

38

Chris Cormie

Word of Life

Ride 10km

100.00

39

Mathieu Dostie

Benny and the Jets

Ride 50km

80.00

40

Seth Bunn

Rising Above Riders

Ride 25km

75.00

41

Owen Bunn

Rising Above Riders

Ride 25km

75.00

42

Liam Bunn

Rising Above Riders

Ride 25km

75.00

43

Ellie Bunn

Rising Above Riders

Ride 10km

75.00

44

Laura Dyck

Rising Above Riders

Ride 50km

45

Dave Dyck

Rising Above Riders

Ride 50km

46

Susan Simcoe

Word of Life

Ride 10km

About Rising Above

Rising Above seeks to bring healing to this land; to educate, equip and empower Indigenous people in Canada to rise above their pain to experience life, identity , healing and purpose in Christ as they were created to.


The Ride For Refuge is Rising Above's biggest fundraiser. This year, the proceeds from the Ride will support programs that bring emotional healing to issues such as sexual abuse, generational impacts of Indian Residential Schools and grief.


Join us!

Contact Us


Rising Above

Terry Martin Ministry Staff
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email terry@risingabove.ca

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