Raised:
$1,000
1%Goal:
$100,000

Coquitlam

Hosted by Ratanak International

2Participants1Teams98Days 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!

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!

Coquitlam Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

5kmView + print!

A 5km trail along the Perimeter Trail in Mundy Park which will be looped to complete your 5km walk or your 10km or 20km bike ride.

2.5kmView + print!

2.5 km walk for families with young children. This walk will lead you to the kid's playground where there will be a kid's station set up with activities to play.

Coquitlam 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

Rahab Riders

Kelvin Van Eyk

2

1,000.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Kelvin Van Eyk

Rahab Riders

3

1,000.00

2

Richard Knowler

Rahab Riders

About Ratanak International

Break the Cycle, Ride for Freedom

Cambodia has a long history of poverty, exploitation, and abuse that has robbed many of their dignity and freedom – subjecting the vulnerable to extreme violence and sexual trauma. Traffickers prey on vulnerability to illegally sell children, women, and men into forced labour or sexual slavery. Thousands of people are vulnerable to exploitation in Cambodia, but we believe that together we can change that.


Ratanak International works with Cambodians to restore those robbed of freedom and protect the vulnerable. We walk with survivors of trafficking on their journey from exploitation to freedom and hope, showing them the same love Jesus shows us. Join us in this freedom movement!


RIDE with us on October 1 in locations across Canada. Invite your friends to join you, or donate to transform lives in Cambodia.

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