Raised:
$112,524
112%Goal:
$100,000

Calgary

Hosted by Calgary Dream Centre

339Participants48Teams19Charities43Volunteers16°c
Address: West Life Church, 32242 Township Rd 245, Calgary, AB , T3Z 2N9, , Springbank area across from Calaway... Map >Start time: 8:00 am Full Schedule >
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Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!

Ride or walk with us on September 30, 2017 in the Calgary Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by Calgary Dream Centre


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West Life Church

32242 Township Rd 245

Calgary, AB

T3Z 2N9


Springbank area across from Calaway Park


Ride/Walk parking is located at Springbank Middle School and Elbow Valley Elementary.


Times

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


  • There will be snacks at rest stops, and lunch will be available for participants when they return from their ride or walk.

  • We are not able to accommodate for food sensitivities/allergies. If you have a dietary restriction, bring along some extra food/snacks.


Registration

CHECK-IN:


  • All riders, walkers, and volunteers must:
  • check-in
  • sign a waiver form
  • wear their event wristband once registered

  • 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


  • Children 10 and under: Free
  • Youth 11-17: Fundraise minimum $75 (and earn the RIDE t-shirt) or pay reg fee
  • Adults 18+: Fundraise minimum $150 (and earn the RIDE t-shirt) or pay reg fee
  • The average online donation for the RIDE is $68, so it's a reachable goal!
  • RIDE T-shirts are available on event day while supplies last and are available in sizes youth small to adult 3XL.

For those who choose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the cost is $25 before September 25th or $40 after September 25th.


MONEY & CHEQUES:


  • Log into your personal fundraising page and post all cash and cheque donations online.

  • Bring all cash/cheques to registration check-in.

  • Print off 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 Donation Form to ensure proper receipting and partner allocation. Find these on our "Tools" page. Full mailing addresses are needed to issue charitable tax receipts.

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

HAVE QUESTIONS?


  • Visit our FAQ section!


Route Details

Route Options Include


  • 10 km RIDE
  • 25 km RIDE
  • 50 km RIDE
  • 5 km WALK

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to view or print route maps


  • Rest stops will be available on all distances.

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

  • Joggers are permitted on the walk route but must head to the front of the group.


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

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

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About Calgary Dream Centre

We are a faith-based recovery organization working to change the lives of those most vulnerable in our city. Our holistic process of transformation helps individuals to escape the cycle of homelessness and addiction.


We are committed to meeting individuals where they are and providing them with the tools necessary to move forward into strong, healthy lives. We believe in a multi-phased process of recovery - addiction recovery, transitional housing, and long term affordable housing.


Our ultimate goal is for our men, women and youth to reconnect to their families and become productive, contributing members of society.

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Contact Us


Calgary Dream Centre

April Stallings Volunteer Coordinator
Email: astallings@calgarydreamcentre.com
Phone: 4032435598

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Sponsors

Calgary is super grateful for our fantastic 2017 sponsors - thanks so much! View All >

Shine 88.9
Media Sponsor
Rogers Insurance Ltd.
Rest Stop Sponsor
ATB Financial
Distance Sponsor
Ice River Springs Calgary
Goods & Services
Westlife Church
Goods & Services
Tim Horton's
Goods & Services
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Calgary Maps

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

5kmView + print!

5K Route for Calgary Ride for Refuge

10kmView + print!

10K RIDE FOR REFUGE - Calgary

25kmView + print!

This route is 25K and 50K route. 50K route is 2x.

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Teams

Check out even more on the Calgary Scoreboard. And hey, you should register to ride or walk with us too!

1Friends of Oxford House
Captain: Patrick Nixon
$15,185.10 | 10 Members
2#ehouseyyc
Captain: Tracy Wrubleski
$9,110.00 | 11 Members
3AIM AIR (The Gilmore's)
Captain: Shelby Gilmore
$5,882.00 | 18 Members
4Riders for Recovery
Captain: Diana Schwenk
$5,560.00 | 12 Members
5Freedom Rider's
Captain: Phil Reimer
$5,231.00 | 11 Members
6Wheels of Justice
Captain: Beth Hoffman
$5,160.00 | 14 Members
7Harvest Heroes
Captain: Andrew Howarth
$5,040.00 | 27 Members
8Breaking Chains
Captain: Teresa Scott
$4,545.00 | 7 Members
9Glamorgan Church 4 Next Steps
Captain: Mark Kowalko
$4,087.00 | 27 Members
10TEAM NSM
Captain: Cliff Wiebe
$3,440.00 | 15 Members
11Justice League
Captain: Luc Vanderham
$3,400.00 | 3 Members
12Road to Recovery
Captain: April Stallings
$2,710.00 | 5 Members
13Justice Walkers
Captain: Melanie Erickson
$2,577.00 | 6 Members
14Tooth-a-nators
Captain: Teresa McNeil
$2,530.00 | 4 Members
15Team EMI (Calgary)
Captain: Braden Swab
$2,510.00 | 6 Members
16ACTION Accelerators
Captain: Scott Gillespie
$2,380.00 | 4 Members
17Tour de Friends
Captain: Stephanie McDonald
$2,320.00 | 6 Members
18Wonderfully Made
Captain: Christin Woods
$2,260.00 | 5 Members
19Venturing with ACTION
Captain: Kimberly Roszmann
$2,205.00 | 6 Members
20Speed Demons plus
Captain: Gail Cerekwicki
$2,110.00 | 11 Members
21Lil' Sparrows
Captain: Elise Shelley
$1,950.00 | 8 Members
22Coastbusters
Captain: Matthew Gibson
$1,795.00 | 10 Members
23Agape FTW
Captain: k h
$1,475.00 | 7 Members
24Bambalang Walkers
Captain: Sharon Tully
$1,350.00 | 4 Members
25Smilin Cyclers
Captain: Stan Pankratz
$1,277.00 | 1 Members
26AARC Angels
Captain: Randy Bergh
$1,250.00 | 4 Members
27Look Ma No Hands!
Captain: Meagan Bassett
$1,200.00 | 3 Members
28Little World Changers
Captain: Finnton Bradbury
$1,170.00 | 4 Members
29Wycliffe Calgary Team
Captain: Sam Wuermli
$1,070.00 | 7 Members
30Bonavista Bushwackers
Captain: Erin Delamont
$1,055.00 | 9 Members
31Hope Riders
Captain: Rachel Cheung
$981.00 | 4 Members
32WUSC Calgary
Captain: Adam Tran
$805.00 | 6 Members
33DC DREAMERS
Captain: SURINDER BAJWA
$735.00 | 9 Members
34CHILL Ride
Captain: Carissa Lawton
$697.00 | 2 Members
35Bringing BASIC back!
Captain: Luke Wahl
$680.00 | 3 Members
36For the Sparrows
Captain: Becky Bradbury
$610.00 | 10 Members
37Hope Street
Captain: Rahul Das Biswas
$545.00 | 7 Members
38The Nest Builders
Captain: Anna Morrioson
$515.00 | 3 Members
39cHILL climbers
Captain: Amy Stephenson
$495.00 | 4 Members
40Ocean Mercy
Captain: Shauna Matechuk
$450.00 | 2 Members
41Team Hope
Captain: Joy Isted
$435.00 | 2 Members
42AUTOSOL in Motion
Captain: Suzzette Rainey
$365.00 | 4 Members
43Mel's Team
Captain: Melodee Jackson
$200.00 | 1 Members
44The Go Team
Captain: Thomas Kuhn
$100.00 | 1 Members
45Reppin' Robertsons
Captain: Katelynn Robertson
$37.00 | 2 Members
46MRU for Next Step
Captain: Robyn van den Hoek
$0.00 | 1 Members
47Creative Edge
Captain: Jordan Natyshen
$0.00 | 1 Members
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