Raised:
$5,400
4%Goal:
$120,000

Edmonton

Hosted by Youth Unlimited Edmonton

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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!

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Youth Unlimited Edmonton

Sheena Jorritsma Administrator
toll free 1.877.743.3413 / phone 519.603.2250
email info@blueseaphilanthropy.org

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Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes.

Teams
Participants

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Get stoked for the Cellar

Jen Krause

2

150.00

2

PEACE-ing Out for Olive You

Kelsey Huber

1

150.00

3

Falling Off a Bike

Jeremiah Aherne

1

100.00

4

Water Wings on Wheels

Kelsie Ermantrout

1

5

Jorritsma Jets

Sheena Jorritsma

1

6

Stepping Stones - Tour de Friends

Kayleigh Elson

1

7

You Can Ride 2

Meredith Mantooth

1

8

Cycling Savants

Elliott Tanti

1

9

Boyle Street Beauties

D. Aidan Inglis

1

10

The Dashing Dingers

Brent Guidinger

1

11

The Triathletes (minus the swimming and running parts)

Sarah Dowling

3

12

Wolverton Wheels

Shellie Wolverton

5

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Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Kelsey Huber

PEACE-ing Out for Olive You

2

150.00

2

Jeremiah Aherne

Falling Off a Bike

1

100.00

3

Wes Krause

Get stoked for the Cellar

4

Kelsie Ermantrout

Water Wings on Wheels

5

Jerry Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

6

Kayleigh Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

7

Jaida Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

8

Coehn Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

9

Sheena Jorritsma

Jorritsma Jets

10

Kayleigh Elson

Stepping Stones - Tour de Friends

11

Jen Krause

Get stoked for the Cellar

12

Meredith Mantooth

You Can Ride 2

13

Elliott Tanti

Cycling Savants

14

D. Aidan Inglis

Boyle Street Beauties

15

Brent Guidinger

The Dashing Dingers

16

Evan Dowling

The Triathletes (minus the swimming and running parts)

17

Sarah Dowling

The Triathletes (minus the swimming and running parts)

18

Shellie Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

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Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is September 29, 2018!

Ride or walk with us at the Edmonton Ride for Refuge on September 29, 2018, generously hosted and operated by Youth Unlimited Edmonton!


StartGoogle Map

Rundle Park ACT Aquatic and Recreation Centre

The entrance to Rundle Park is found at the intersection of Victoria Trail NW and Rundle Park Rd NW. Follow the road south to find the ACT parking lots.


Times

Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 8am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9am - Cyclist SEND-OFF
  • 9:30am - Walker SEND-OFF
  • 10am - Registration closes
  • 10:30am - Lunch service begins
  • 2pm - Lunch service ends
  • 2pm - 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
  • 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 S to adult 3XL.

For those who choose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the early bird cost of $25 applies until Monday, Sep 24th when it bumps to $40.



MONEY & CHEQUES:


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

  • Bring all cash/cheques to check-in on event day.

  • 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

donor names and mailing addresses are needed to issue charitable tax receipts.


  • Please ensure all cheques are signed, 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 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 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
  • water bottle - filled with icy cold water
  • your My Results Form - downloaded from the fundraising portal
  • a signed copy of your Waiver Form for those 17 or under with parent/guardian signature
  • any cash or cheques (made out to "Ride for Refuge")
  • a cell phone for emergencies - recommended but not required
  • extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities


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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Community Sponsors

Edmonton is super grateful for our fantastic 2018 sponsors!

Louisiana Grills
Lead Sponsor
Got questions about The Ride for Refuge?
info@rideforrefuge.org / 1.877.743.3413