Raised:
$1,000
0%Goal:
$160,000

Burnaby Royal Oak

Hosted by Journey Home Community

9Participants7Teams98Days Left

What moves you? Join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly bike + walk fundraiser supporting local charities who help people seeking refuge from danger, hardship, and abuse.

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 1, 2022!

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3676 Kensington Drive

Burnaby, BC

V5B4B6

Schedule

  • 3:00 pm: Meet Check-in opens
  • 4:00 pm: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 5:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Mosey Go Home!

Check-in

  • All participants will check-in personally at the event on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
  • T-shirts! Fundraising participants who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a RIDE shirt as a thank you on Event Day, while supplies last.
  • There is no registration fee to participate in the Ride for Refuge, but most participants raise $250-300 or more in support of their charity.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Waivers

All participants should register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

Route Details

  • Route Distances: We have great routes where you can walk 2.5 or 5 km or bike 10 or 20 km.
  • Rest Stops: There will be one rest stop on each route with yummy snacks and drinks.
  • Signage: Routes will be well-signed with our bold orange RIDE signs.
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and support vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • 12 and under participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Your bike and helmet or walking shoes
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • Warm layers with moisture-repelling clothing. Early October weather can be cool, with rain and wind. The weather might also be gorgeous and sunny. So be sure to keep your eye on the forecast.
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for!

Burnaby Royal Oak 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

ECC Riders!

Ken Pierce

2

550.00

2

Founders' Feet

John Dyck

1

250.00

3

R&L-Ride&Hike

Ruben Heyn

2

200.00

4

JHC walkers

Brad Kinnie

1

5

We Like It Outside

Vanessa Roth

1

6

#HashtagBlessed

Jessica Dailly

1

7

Light and Hope

Osayi Aiwekhoe

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Ken Pierce

ECC Riders!

6

550.00

2

John Dyck

Founders' Feet

2

250.00

3

Ruben Heyn

R&L-Ride&Hike

1

100.00

4

Linda Heyn

R&L-Ride&Hike

1

100.00

5

Brad Kinnie

JHC walkers

6

Vanessa Roth

We Like It Outside

7

Jessica Dailly

#HashtagBlessed

8

Osayi Aiwekhoe

Light and Hope

About Journey Home Community

Journey Home Community exists to welcome newly arriving refugee claimant families into the Metro Vancouver area.


Our Mission: Inspired by God’s love, we are creating caring communities that offer refugee claimants housing, settlement support, and opportunities for connection.


Our Vision We envision a society where all refugees experience hope and belonging as they engage in meaningful participation in their community and flourish in all aspects of life.


Families arrive after fleeing persecution, seeking a new home in a safe place. After settling they are ready to utilize their multiple skills and abilities to make Canada an even better place!


Join us in making the difference for these courageous families. RIDE or WALK or "FREESTYLE" with us on October 1st.


For more information contact Doug Peat at 778-242-1227 or email doug@journeyhomecommunity.ca


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2021 RIDE Photos

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