Raised:
$215
0%Goal:
$120,000

Edmonton

Hosted by Youth Unlimited Edmonton

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What moves you? Join us on October 5, 2019 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraiser that supports charities who provide refuge and hope for displaced, vulnerable and exploited people everywhere.

About Youth Unlimited Edmonton

You are a HERO! Even if you misplaced your superhero costume or your cape is in the wash. You are still a hero! We need heroes like you to ride and walk in this year's Ride for Refuge.


Youth Unlimited Edmonton is the host charity for this year's Ride. Join us by riding or walking in this year's event and IMPACT the lives of vulnerable youth in Edmonton who need you.


Youth Unlimited Edmonton is investing in the lives of youth in Edmonton by providing safe and fun places for youth, relationships that make a difference, meeting the holistic needs of youth and giving them an opportunity to make a difference in their city through volunteer positions. The transformations we see in their lives are mind blowing and beautiful.


Participate in Ride for Refuge as a participant or financial supporter to be a HERO to Edmonton's youth!

Contact Us


Edmonton

Shellie Wolverton Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 587.783.6545
Email shellie@blueseafoundation.org

Community Sponsors

Edmonton is super grateful for our fantastic 2019 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 5, 2019!

The Ride for Refuge is a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraising event. Team Captains select their charity of choice when they start their team.


StartGoogle Map

Rundle Park - ACT Recreation Centre


Times

Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 8:00am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00am - SEND-OFF (all distances)
  • 10:00am - Registration closes
  • 10:00am - Lunch service begins
  • 2:00pm - Lunch service ends
  • 2:00pm - 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 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
  • wear their event wristband once registered

Participants 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


Registration Type:

  • Children 0-10: Free to participate (but you’ll have to fundraise $75 to earn a t-shirt)
  • Youth 11-17: Fundraise $75 or more to earn your RIDE t-shirt or pay the $25 registration fee
  • Adults 18+: Fundraise $150 or more to earn the RIDE t-shirt or pay the $25 registration fee
  • Note: The registration fee increases to $40 on Monday, September 30th.

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


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 view or print route maps!


  • Rest stops are available on all routes.
  • Route marshalls, rest stop attendants and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • All participants 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

  • cheques made out to "Ride for Refuge" and cash donations
  • a completed Pledge Form or My Results Form if you’re bringing in cash or cheques
  • 17 yrs and under or
  • who didn’t sign up online (before event day)
  • a cell phone for emergencies - recommended but not required
  • extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • a passion for the charity you're riding or walking for
  • a helmet (mandatory for all riders)
  • your bike (or walking shoes)
  • warm layers with moisture repelling clothing if cold or windy
  • your own water bottle - filled with icy cold water

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.

Edmonton 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
Charities

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

MOM Team

Kim Carr

1

135.00

2

Mobility Mambo

Meredith Mantooth

6

50.00

3

Chain of Fools

Sarah Dowling

1

4

The Sherlock Homes

Ashley Huang

1

5

Boyle Street Pedal Busters

Brent Guidinger

1

6

Courtney's Vault Keys

Courtney Basuric

1

7

The Spin Doctors

Kaylee Cheladyn

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Kim Carr

MOM Team

2

135.00

2

Omar Martinez

1

30.00

3

Meredith Mantooth

Mobility Mambo

4

Kaylee Cheladyn

The Spin Doctors

5

Wendy Mertz

Mobility Mambo

6

Courtney Basuric

Courtney's Vault Keys

7

Brent Guidinger

Boyle Street Pedal Busters

8

Nancy Benner

Mobility Mambo

9

Joelle Fawcett-Arsenault

Mobility Mambo

10

Ashley Huang

The Sherlock Homes

11

Sheher-Bano Ahmed

Mobility Mambo

12

Sarah Dowling

Chain of Fools

13

Campion Cottrell-McDermott

Mobility Mambo

#

Charity

Teams

Participants

Raised Here

1

Mission of Mercy Canada

1

1

135.00

2

You Can Ride 2

1

6

50.00

3

Boyle Street Community Services

4

4

4

Youth Unlimited Edmonton

1

1

2018 RIDE Photos

Photo Credit: Alexa Tonn and Alicia Andrews

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