Raised:
$560
1%Goal:
$30,000

Conestogo

Hosted by Serving South Sudan

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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!

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!

Conestogo 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

The Boss (bikers of South Sudan)

Gordon Skopnik

1

500.00

2

The Water Cycle (Safe Water Social Ventures)

Mats van Kleef

4

60.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Gordon Skopnik

The Boss (bikers of South Sudan)

1

500.00

2

Mats van Kleef

The Water Cycle (Safe Water Social Ventures)

1

50.00

3

Wesley Palmer

The Water Cycle (Safe Water Social Ventures)

1

10.00

4

Lloyd Hipel

The Water Cycle (Safe Water Social Ventures)

5

Jenna Wamsley

The Water Cycle (Safe Water Social Ventures)

About Serving South Sudan

Make a difference for South Sudanese refugees, who are more vulnerable now than ever!


There are 1.3 million South Sudanese refugees along the northern border of Uganda due to the war & atrocities that have been taking place in their home country.


Serving South Sudan works with trusted national pastors within the refugee settlements. The main focus is a church planting training that promotes sustainable development to grassroots communities.



Of course the effects of the pandemic have hit the refugee settlements as well. Now those who have been suffering are at an even greater risk.

Would you join the Serving South Sudan team in bringing much needed training and help to some of the most vulnerable refugees in their settlements?



You can make a difference! Let's Ride!

2021 RIDE Photos

Here's a collection of our favourite photos from RIDE 2021 nationwide - special thanks to our many volunteer photographers who sent them in!

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