Cold Lake

Hosted by Cold Lake Food Bank

Address: Cold Lake Food Bank / Baptist Church, 5216 - 55A Street, T9M-1R3 Map >Start time: 8:00 am Full Schedule >
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RIDE Day Details

Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!

Ride or walk with us at the Cold Lake Ride for Refuge on September 30, 2017, generously hosted and operated by Cold Lake Food Bank!

Start/FinishGoogle Map

Cold Lake Food Bank / Baptist Church

5216 - 55A Street



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.



  • 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.


NEW for 2017

  • There is an optional registration / participation fee for those ages 11 or older who choose not to fundraise. For those who choose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the cost is $25 before September 25th or $40 after September 25th.

  • Fundraisers ages 18+ who raise $150 or more will have their registration fee waived and will earn a RIDE shirt.

  • Fundraisers 11-17 who raise $75 or more will have their registration fee waived and earn a t-shirt.

On average, participants in the RIDE raise $260 per person, and the average online donation is $64, so it's a reachable goal!

  • Kids 10 and under are free

RIDE T-shirts are available on event day while supplies last and are available in sizes youth small to adult 3XL.


  • 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.


  • Visit our FAQ section!

Route Details

Route Options Include

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

  • 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 Cold Lake Food Bank

Ride with us on September 30, 2017!

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 food support.

Join the 2nd 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)

Registration: 8AM

Start: 9AM

Lunch: 10:30AM-2:00PM

Route Closes: 2:30PM

  • All riders must wear a helmet & sign a waiver
  • Runners are welcome but asked to start in front of the walkers
  • All kinds of bicycles & strollers are welcome but not pets
  • We are not able to accomodate food allergies/sensitivities
  • Parking is at the Grand Centre Alliance Church
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Contact Us

Cold Lake Food Bank

Lindsay Toth Ride Coordinator
Email: info@blueseaphilanthropy.org
Phone: (780) 545-4670

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

Cold Lake Recycling Centre
Supporting Sponsor
Kagen Water Distributor
Supporting Sponsor
Tri-Town Registries Inc.
Rest Stop Sponsor
Distance Sponsor
Hi Five Fitness
Distance Sponsor
Joanne Holldorson Royal LePage
Distance Sponsor
Beantrees Cafe
Distance Sponsor
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Cold Lake 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!

Runners & Walkers follow the White Markers. This route heads South and then West along the Millennium trail towards the military base. The turn around point is at the gazebo.

10kmView + print!

Riders follow Pink markers! West on the road toward the base into 2 subdivisions before looping East back onto the millennium trail. Over the bridge before Lions Park and continuing on the road.

25kmView + print!

Riders follow Blue Markers On the road South & West towards the military base. Continue North out the back gate (Hwy 897) Turning Right/East on (Hwy 55) and Right/ South onto (Hwy 28)

50kmView + print!

Out Back Gate - Counter Clockwise around Ethel Lake. East on 55 and South on 28!

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

1CLCC Team
Captain: Vicki Wakulchyk
$3,545.00 | 11 Members
2Cold Lake Food Bank Team
Captain: Phil Crump
$2,099.00 | 7 Members
3Lakeland Lutheran Church Saints & Sinners
Captain: Anna Cummings
$1,910.00 | 12 Members
4Cyclepaths 4 Food!
Captain: Lindsay Toth
$1,375.00 | 10 Members
5Harbour Light Team
Captain: Borden Kasper
$1,265.00 | 9 Members
6The Jrs
Captain: Heather Hetherington
$570.00 | 5 Members
7Team Vandenborn
Captain: Carmen Vandenborn
$235.00 | 3 Members
Captain: meghan rennie
$200.00 | 1 Members
9Faithfully Fit Walking
Captain: Luella Brown
$160.00 | 1 Members
10Alta-Sask Wellness
Captain: Jeremy Gerhardt
$150.00 | 3 Members
11Team Weiers
Captain: Yvonne Weiers
$120.00 | 1 Members
12The flying bikes
Captain: Jennifer Leclerc
$100.00 | 1 Members
Captain: Jill McMahon
$75.00 | 3 Members
Captain: Keno Waskahat
$0.00 | 4 Members
15Grande Parlour Productions
Captain: Daniel Viola
$0.00 | 1 Members
Questions about this event or Blue Sea Philanthropy?
info@blueseaphilanthropy.org | 1.877.743.3413