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raised: $47,849.25 | goal: $90,000
17 charities | 34 teams | 173 riders | 57 volunteers

Ride with us on October 3, 2015 in the Brampton Ride for Refuge, in support of charities benefitting the displaced, vulnerable and exploited.

  • Date: October 3, 2015
  • Registration: 8:00am
  • Ride Begins: 9:00am
  • Walk Begins: 9:30am
  • Start/finish: Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 2626 Mayfield Road, Caledon
  • Scroll down for location, maps, contact and RIDE Day details.

RIDE Day Details


The Brampton Routes all start and finish at:

Immanuel Christian Reformed Church

2626 Mayfield Road, Caledon


Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 8am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9am - RIDE begins (all distances)
  • 9:30am - WALK begins
  • 10am - Registration closes
  • 10:30am - Lunch service begins
  • 2pm - Lunch service ends
  • 2:30pm - Route closes

Yummy Food

We always have a great lunch for our riders and volunteers and welcome you to linger and enjoy. There are no guarantees of how much food will be left after 2:00pm.

Warning: we are not able to accommodate for food sensitivities/allergies. If you have a dietary restriction, bring along some extra food/snacks. If needed, please bring your epi-pen.


CHECK-IN: All riders, walkers, and volunteers must check-in and sign a waiver form

Participants aged 17 and under must have a parent or guardian sign their waiver or bring in a pre-signed waiver form. Download waiver form under the "Tools" section of our website.

REGISTRATION FEE A registration fee of $25 may apply

Participants aged 13 or older who have not successfully raised their minimum fundraising level ($75 for 13-17 year olds and $150 for aged 18 and up), will be asked to pay a registration fee of $25.

MONEY & CHEQUES: Post all of your cash and cheque donations online

Log in to your personal fundraising page and post all cash and cheque donations online. Bring all cash/cheques to registration check in. Print off the the MY RESULTS FORM to bring with you.

  • If you haven't posted your cash & cheque donations online please ensure that you've carefully and neatly written in all your donor information onto a paper Pledge Sheet to ensure proper receipting and partner allocation. Find these on our "Tools" page.

  • Please ensure all cheques are signed, made payable to Ride for Refuge, and current dated.


Those who raise their minimum fundraising amount are eligible for our gorgeous 10oz cotton 2015 long sleeve RIDE t-shirt (which is - of course - fully accredited by the Fair Labour Association). You're going to love them. RIDE T-shirts are available while supplies last - riders of all ages must raise their minimum to earn a t-shirt (kids aged 12 and under must raise $75).

Route Details

Route Options Include

  • 10 km (6 mile) RIDE
  • 25 km (15 mile) RIDE
  • 50 km (30 mile) RIDE
  • 5 km (3 mile) WALK

Rest stops will be available on all distances.

This year for the first time the RIDE is limiting cyclists to 10, 25 or 50km (6, 15 or 30 mile), or 5km walk distances only.

All riders 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

What to Bring

What to Bring

  • a helmet (mandatory for all riders)
  • your bike (or walking shoes!)
  • warm layers with moisture repelling clothing if cold or windy
  • water bottle - filled with icy cold water
  • a cell phone for emergencies - recommended but not required
  • your "My Results Form" - downloaded from the fundraising portal
  • a signed copy of your waiver form (RIDERS / WALKERS 17 or under must have a parent or guardian sign their waiver form)
  • any cash, or cheques made out to "Ride for Refuge"
  • extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • a passion for the charity you're riding or walking for

October can be cool, with rain and wind. The weather might also be gorgeous and sunny. Be sure to keep your eye on the forecast!

Contact Info


Bruce Dodds-Hebron Event Director
Phone: 416.209.1850
Alt Phone: 416.209.1850


All routes are generously marked with bright RIDE signage, staffed by friendly volunteers, and include rest stops with water and snacks along the way.

QR Code5kmTake in the scenic beauty of the northern end of the Etobicoke Creek Trail. (Walking)
QR Code10kmA fairly short, flat route.
QR Code25kmA nice tour in the open countryside with no extreme hills.
QR Code50km
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Raised: $0.00 | Members: 2
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