Hosted by Youth Unlimited Edmonton

September 30, 2017 | More Details >


Raised: $54,655.00|Goal: $120,000

Ride or walk with us at the Edmonton Ride for Refuge on September 30, 2017, generously hosted and operated by Youth Unlimited Edmonton!

RIDE Day Details

RIDE Day Details

Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!

Start/FinishGoogle Map

Rundle Park Family Centre

The entrance to Rundle Park is found at the intersection of

Victoria Trail NW and Rundle Park Rd NW


  • 8am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9am - RIDE begins (all distances)
  • 9:30am - WALK begins
  • 10am - Registration closes
  • 10:30am - Lunch service begins
  • 1pm - Lunch service ends
  • 1pm - Route closes

Yummy Food

  • There will be snacks at rest stops, and lunch will be available for participants and volunteers when they return from their ride (or walk).



  • 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.


  • 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 small to adult 3XL.

For those who choose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the cost is $25 before September 25th or $40 after September 25th.


  • 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

Scroll down to the bottom of the page 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 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 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 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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Contact Us

Youth Unlimited Edmonton

Ron Groff Director of Outreach | Edmonton RIDE Promotions
Email: ron@yuedmonton.com
Phone: 780-554-7203

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

Louisiana Grills
Lead Sponsor
Revolution Motors
Rest Stop Sponsor
Collins Steel
Rest Stop Sponsor
Summerside Dental
Rest Stop Sponsor
Watson Family Chiropractic
Distance Sponsor
Abbottsfield Walmart
Abbottsfield Walmart
Goods & Services
Walmart Tamarack Southeast
Goods & Services
Goods & Services
Max's Restaurant
Goods & Services
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Edmonton 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!

5km walk

10kmView + print!
25kmView + print!
50kmView + print!
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Check out even more on the Edmonton Scoreboard. And hey, you should register to ride or walk with us too!

1Huillery Family
Captain: Malissa Huillery
$4,005.00 | 5 Members
2Ride for Life
Captain: Amanda Gaudet
$3,850.00 | 7 Members
3Ride for Moms and Babies
Captain: Veronica Isinger
$2,835.00 | 4 Members
4Madonna del Ghisallo
Captain: Kristopher Schmidt
$2,475.00 | 7 Members
5Team Cellar
Captain: Jennifer Krause
$2,350.00 | 14 Members
6The Dashing Dingers
Captain: Brent Guidinger
$2,105.00 | 8 Members
7Amani School
Captain: Heather Kropp
$2,050.00 | 9 Members
8Rufus riders
Captain: Ralph Reichenbach
$1,835.00 | 2 Members
9Hope is rising
Captain: Katie Wells
$1,695.00 | 24 Members
10Boyle Street Beauties
Captain: Aidan Inglis
$1,615.00 | 7 Members
11Stellar Cellar
Captain: Aislinn Machushyk
$1,540.00 | 4 Members
12Voice for the Voiceless
Captain: Natalie Miller
$1,525.00 | 8 Members
13Team Freedom
Captain: Carol Kuzyk
$1,472.00 | 6 Members
14Team EMI (Edmonton)
Captain: Jonathan Lee
$1,400.00 | 3 Members
15Tyler's Team
Captain: Tyler Ostermayer
$1,330.00 | 1 Members
Captain: Andrew Hansen
$1,255.00 | 2 Members
17The Chaingang
Captain: Hannah Weisenberger
$1,240.00 | 6 Members
18Couch Potatoes
Captain: Jordan Reiniger
$1,215.00 | 4 Members
19Courtney - Vault
Captain: Courtney Basuric
$1,015.00 | 3 Members
20Rice n Riders
Captain: Deb Lowrie
$925.00 | 6 Members
21Water for Life Riders
Captain: Cathy Ito
$870.00 | 6 Members
22Wolverton Wheels
Captain: Shellie Wolverton
$830.00 | 11 Members
23Go Bikers
Captain: Esther Ellard
$700.00 | 7 Members
24Physio and Friends
Captain: Estelle Reuter.
$700.00 | 5 Members
25Foundation Trail Blazers
Captain: James Bekecs
$700.00 | 1 Members
26Ascension House
Captain: Mary-Ann Shantz Lingwood
$675.00 | 2 Members
27Hope worldwide Canada - Edmonton
Captain: Hilaire Marks
$660.00 | 10 Members
28River City Riders (Barkman)
Captain: Ryan Andres
$620.00 | 6 Members
29Palto's Pals
Captain: Loretta James
$585.00 | 8 Members
30Wild Hogs
Captain: Ron Groff
$535.00 | 3 Members
31Child Support
Captain: Kathy Short
$525.00 | 7 Members
32ANC All-Stars
Captain: Brenda McClelland
$500.00 | 1 Members
33Old Folks on Spokes
Captain: James Gilbank
$470.00 | 2 Members
34WOW! WOW! Walkers
Captain: Cathy Page
$462.00 | 2 Members
Captain: James Gray
$400.00 | 4 Members
36Mission of Mercy Team
Captain: Kim Carr
$385.00 | 3 Members
Captain: Karl Parkinson
$305.00 | 8 Members
38Stony Plain runs for Ratanak
Captain: Jason Ridderikhoff
$275.00 | 2 Members
39ACT Alberta Edmonton
Captain: Diana Mrowka
$260.00 | 1 Members
40Rolling in The Deep
Captain: Gabriel Sichangwa
$209.00 | 2 Members
41Bikes and Trikes
Captain: Tyler Austring
$150.00 | 6 Members
Captain: Jennifer Mullan
$150.00 | 6 Members
43Serving South Sudan
Captain: Marilyn Wanner
$150.00 | 3 Members
44Pentair for Boyle Street
Captain: Cindy Chou Fan
$100.00 | 1 Members
Captain: Amanda Hammermeister
$100.00 | 1 Members
46Magdalene House
Captain: David Bouchard
$90.00 | 2 Members
47Team Gebran
Captain: Kristy Moloney
$50.00 | 3 Members
$20.00 | 3 Members
49The Lightning Bolts
Captain: Candice Jorgesen
$0.00 | 2 Members
50Team Stepping Stones
Captain: Kayleigh Elson
$0.00 | 1 Members
51Youth Unlimited Engage
Captain: Dave Falk
$0.00 | 1 Members
52Three Generations Pedal Pushing For Bibles
Captain: Elias White
$0.00 | 3 Members
Captain: Megan Groff
$0.00 | 3 Members
54Team Youth Unlimited
Captain: Sheena Jorritsma
$0.00 | 1 Members
55DJ Regen Riders
Captain: Tricia DeJulia-Reichenbach
$0.00 | 1 Members
56L & L
Captain: Lauren Matsuba
$0.00 | 2 Members
Questions about this event or Blue Sea Philanthropy?
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