Raised:
$14,782
59%Goal:
$25,000

Edmonton

Hosted by Kids On Track

51Participants12Teams26Volunteers20°C

What moves you? The Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly fundraising bike + walk in support of local charities serving people seeking hope, safety, and freedom. Join us Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023!

Community Sponsors

Edmonton (Kids On Track) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is September 23, 2023!

StartGoogle Map

14025 167 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6V 1J5

Local Details

Parking is free and plentiful at our host location, North Pointe Community Church!


Keep an eye out for rest stops along BOTH routes!


We'll be celebrating with a post-event BBQ, so bring your appetite!

Schedule

  • 10:00 am: Meet Check-in + Welcome
  • 11:00 am: Move Send-off
  • 12:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 1:00 pm: Mosey Thank You! See you in 2024!


Not able to join us at the Main Event? We hope you'll register, fundraise and participate offsite with friends and family.

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.
  • Children 12 and Under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
  • No Pets: We love our little furballs like you do, but pets are not permitted at Ride for Refuge except for approved and trained service animals. Read more about our pet policy >

Check-in

  • All participants check-in personally at the event on Saturday, September 23, 2023.
  • 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.

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Waivers

All participants should register online.

  • Adults accept the waiver automatically when they register online.
  • Youth/Children: under 18 need a waiver signed by their parent or guardian.
  • An online waiver form will be emailed to all parents/guardians before RIDE Day.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on RIDE Day.

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. Late September 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!

Handling Money

  • Credit Card: The Best Option! Simple, secure, automatically tax receipted for gifts of $20+. Visit the Donate page, share your personal page link, or have your donor call the RIDE Head Office.
  • Cheques: The Old Faithful - made out to Ride for Refuge with your name on the Memo line. Mail them to RIDE Head Office along with your completed pledge form.
  • Cash: You have 2 options:
  • 1. Login to FundHub, click “Enter $$ and Cheques,” create pledges for your cash donations, pay them off with your personal credit card, and keep the cash. OR...
  • 2. Write a cheque (made out to “Ride for Refuge”) for the total amount of cash you’ve collected. Mail it to the RIDE Head Office with your completed pledge sheet.

Edmonton Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

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

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

A Wheelie Good Cause

Josh Dewling

6

3,355.00

2

Team O'Hara

Linda Roussel

5

1,650.00

3

Spicy Mamas

Ainslay Dewling

6

1,620.00

4

The Red Hot Chili Steppers

Kristy Chaisson

4

1,537.00

5

Zonovan Knight Riders

Kevin Janzen

3

1,030.00

6

North Pointe Joggernauts

Trevor Caverly

5

1,000.00

7

Go with the Flow

Lori Patrick

5

950.00

8

Fastest and Furioust

Kendra Thompson

4

600.00

9

Team Benner

Team Benner Benner

1

200.00

10

Holy Walkamolies

Naomi Rutagwena

4

170.00

11

Walk & Roll

Hope Schlitter

3

120.00

12

Cyclopaths

Amelia Saison

4

50.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Josh Dewling

A Wheelie Good Cause

13

1,500.00

2

Kristy Chaisson

The Red Hot Chili Steppers

12

1,357.00

3

Kevin Janzen

Zonovan Knight Riders

8

855.00

4

Ainslay Dewling

Spicy Mamas

18

845.00

5

Trevor Caverly

North Pointe Joggernauts

9

650.00

6

Greg Dewling

A Wheelie Good Cause

6

600.00

7

Kendra Thompson

Fastest and Furioust

13

550.00

8

June Trevoy

Team O'Hara

4

550.00

9

Linda Roussel

Team O'Hara

5

500.00

10

Victor Del Rosario

A Wheelie Good Cause

1

500.00

11

Ross de Graaf

A Wheelie Good Cause

5

305.00

12

Bethany Crews

Spicy Mamas

7

275.00

13

Arleen Buchholz

Team O'Hara

4

275.00

14

Sheree Bracke

Go with the Flow

5

250.00

15

Noella Lee Pong

Team O'Hara

1

250.00

16

Kurt Herms

North Pointe Joggernauts

2

250.00

17

Natasha Varma

Go with the Flow

3

200.00

18

Patti Ismail

Go with the Flow

1

200.00

19

Team Benner Benner

Team Benner

2

200.00

20

Sarah Stipkala

Spicy Mamas

3

200.00

21

Brieze Statters

Spicy Mamas

3

150.00

22

Lori Patrick

Go with the Flow

1

150.00

23

Christie Varma

Go with the Flow

1

150.00

24

David Roussel

A Wheelie Good Cause

2

150.00

25

Lincoln Janzen

Zonovan Knight Riders

3

125.00

26

Maddy Hogan

Holy Walkamolies

3

120.00

27

Hope Schlitter

Walk & Roll

2

110.00

28

Mikel Cowie

North Pointe Joggernauts

1

100.00

29

Rylee Winnicky

A Wheelie Good Cause

1

100.00

30

Lorenn Wall

Spicy Mamas

2

75.00

31

Sadie Patrick

Spicy Mamas

2

75.00

32

Ben Linke

Zonovan Knight Riders

1

50.00

33

Alison Dix

The Red Hot Chili Steppers

1

50.00

34

Amelia Saison

Cyclopaths

2

50.00

35

Stephanie Pearson

Fastest and Furioust

1

50.00

36

Naomi Rutagwena

Holy Walkamolies

1

25.00

37

Brad Short

Holy Walkamolies

1

25.00

38

Aria Schlitter

Walk & Roll

1

10.00

39

Karter Caverly

North Pointe Joggernauts

40

Parker Caverly

North Pointe Joggernauts

41

Allisha Short

Cyclopaths

42

Kimberly Tologanak

43

Casey Hadley

Cyclopaths

44

Tyler Saison

Cyclopaths

45

Leya Kinzel

Walk & Roll

46

Maggie Morrill

The Red Hot Chili Steppers

47

Ben Pearson

Fastest and Furioust

48

Stephie Teta

Holy Walkamolies

49

Marilyn Hussey

Team O'Hara

50

Stephanie Panasuik

The Red Hot Chili Steppers

51

Dane Thompson

Fastest and Furioust

The Challenge

Got a big-hearted business, workplace, group, church, or community? Step up and join the Challenge to compete for your local pride in support of RIDE. Check the National Challengeboard to see more!

About Kids On Track

Kids On Track is a community-building organization that provides hope, direction, and ongoing support for children, youth, and their parents.


Educational, social, spiritual, and recreational elements are combined to deliver well-rounded programs. We cultivate relationships, encouraging participants in faith, character and leadership development, social skills, and a healthy lifestyle. We strive to support families experiencing limited opportunities due to various socioeconomic challenges.

Contact Us


RIDE Edmonton 2023

The RIDE Team Participant & Donor Services
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email edmonton@rideforrefuge.org

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