Raised:
$5,293
4%Goal:
$120,000

Edmonton

Hosted by Youth Unlimited Edmonton

98Participants45Teams18Charities20VolunteersForecast43Days Left

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!

Community Sponsors

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

Edmonton Scoreboard

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Teams
Participants
Charities

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

MOM Team

Kim Carr

2

936.00

2

Mobility Mambo

Meredith Mantooth

9

557.00

3

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

Hilaire D Marks

11

550.00

4

Jeenu & Friends for Clean Water!

Jeenu Chacko

2

450.00

5

Stellar Cellar

Jennifer Krause

2

250.00

6

Voice for the Voiceless

Natalie Miller

2

230.00

7

Errol's Old Boyz

Errol Dohms

1

200.00

8

Ride4Kids

Tina Trigg

1

200.00

9

Joely's Joy

Brad Mastaler

1

170.00

10

Ubuntu

Alex Cheney

4

120.00

11

DJ Riders

Tricia DeJulia-Reichenbach

1

100.00

12

Cycle Breakers

Larissa Sabo

1

100.00

13

Rob's Riders

Jason Wombold

3

80.00

14

The CyclePaths

Kara Hewer

1

25.00

15

Mel's polar bears

Melissa Robinson

1

25.00

16

Courtney's Vault Keys

Courtney Basuric

1

20.00

17

Team Dillon

Nolwazi Dhliwayo

1

18

Amani School

Heather Kropp

5

19

Boyle Street Pedal Busters

Brent Guidinger

1

20

Gearheads

Jennifer Thornton

1

21

The Sherlock Homes

Ashley Huang

4

22

Rufus Riders

Ralph Reichenbach

1

23

Walkin' the Walk

Jeremiah Aherne

1

24

Chain of Fools

Sarah Dowling

3

25

powerwalkers

stasi metcalfe

1

26

Valentine Family

Linda Valentine

1

27

Huillery's for ReGen

Malissa Huillery

3

28

Fillmore Wolf Pack

Katrina Fillmore

3

29

Stony Plain Alliance Church

Jason Ridderikhoff

1

30

The Spin Doctors

Kaylee Cheladyn

2

31

#YCR2MovesMeLIlly

Noèl Frydenlund

1

32

Crystal's Cruisers

Crystal Blackburn

1

33

STRONG women

Samantha Williams

2

34

Pedal to the Metal

Janet Baik

1

35

Ryker's Road Racers

Denise Hagman

3

36

Boyle Street Beauties

D. Aidan Inglis

2

37

Wolverton Wheels

Shellie Wolverton

5

38

TC Team

Shaina Roesler

1

39

RMP Developments

Rosalie Patterson

1

40

Impact Ministries

Paul Haberstock

2

41

The Vault's Jazzy Cats

Emily Smith

1

42

Laurent

Laura Whittal

2

43

The Mini-Vaulters

Renee Lee

1

44

Hilltop Turmoil

Catherine Deutekom

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Kim Carr

MOM Team

9

836.00

2

Jeenu Chacko

Jeenu & Friends for Clean Water!

4

450.00

3

Wendy M

Mobility Mambo

10

390.00

4

Mahlia Miller

Voice for the Voiceless

3

230.00

5

Tina Trigg

Ride4Kids

1

200.00

6

Errol Dohms

Errol's Old Boyz

1

200.00

7

Brad Mastaler

Joely's Joy

4

170.00

8

Cary Boyce

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

4

150.00

9

Nico Boyce

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

6

130.00

10

Audrey Redman

Ubuntu

4

120.00

11

Meredith Mantooth

Mobility Mambo

4

117.00

12

Mindy Padron

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

1

100.00

13

Larry Carr

MOM Team

1

100.00

14

Larissa Sabo

Cycle Breakers

1

100.00

15

Jean Slattery

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

2

100.00

16

Tricia DeJulia-Reichenbach

DJ Riders

1

100.00

17

Jason Wombold

Rob's Riders

4

80.00

18

Massy Braimah

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

1

50.00

19

Omar Martinez

1

30.00

20

Kara Hewer

The CyclePaths

2

25.00

21

Eliana Salazar

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

1

20.00

22

Madison Wombold

Rob's Riders

23

Jaida Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

24

Jerry Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

25

Jean Slattery

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

26

Kevin Kropp

Amani School

27

Tom Chacko

Jeenu & Friends for Clean Water!

28

Nolwazi Dhliwayo

Team Dillon

29

Kaleb Kropp

Amani School

30

Keith Perry

Rob's Riders

31

Laura Whittal

Laurent

32

Heather Kropp

Amani School

33

Brent Whittal

Laurent

34

Coehn Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

35

Jessica Hanley

Ubuntu

36

Linda Valentine

Valentine Family

37

Gabrielle Johnson

STRONG women

38

Malissa Huillery

Huillery's for ReGen

39

Hope Huillery

Huillery's for ReGen

40

Jakob Huillery

Huillery's for ReGen

41

Katrina Fillmore

Fillmore Wolf Pack

42

Emma Fillmore

Fillmore Wolf Pack

43

Jason Ridderikhoff

Stony Plain Alliance Church

44

Melissa Jean Keith`

Ubuntu

45

Kayleigh Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

46

Liam Parchment

Mobility Mambo

47

Kaydeane Green

Mobility Mambo

48

stasi metcalfe

powerwalkers

49

Bruce Fillmore

Fillmore Wolf Pack

50

Wes Krause

Stellar Cellar

51

Ian McGann

Impact Ministries

52

Jennifer Thornton

Gearheads

53

Ralph Reichenbach

Rufus Riders

54

Alex Cheney

Ubuntu

55

Catherine Deutekom

Hilltop Turmoil

56

Zach Slattery

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

57

Michael Slattery

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

58

Evan Dowling

Chain of Fools

59

Renee Lee

The Mini-Vaulters

60

Beth Muller

The Sherlock Homes

61

Paul Haberstock

Impact Ministries

62

Hilaire D Marks

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

63

Karen Leonhardt

The Sherlock Homes

64

Luis Arboleda

Team Edmonton HOPE worldwide Canada

65

Shellie Wolverton

Wolverton Wheels

66

Lorraine Kuzio

Chain of Fools

67

Noèl Frydenlund

#YCR2MovesMeLIlly

68

Sheher-Bano Ahmed

Mobility Mambo

69

Ashley Huang

The Sherlock Homes

70

Joelle Fawcett-Arsenault

Mobility Mambo

71

Nancy Benner

Mobility Mambo

72

Brent Guidinger

Boyle Street Pedal Busters

73

Courtney Basuric

Courtney's Vault Keys

74

Kaylee Cheladyn

The Spin Doctors

75

Campion Cottrell-McDermott

Mobility Mambo

76

Kyle Bosch

The Sherlock Homes

77

Iannie Gerona

78

Sindi Addorisio

Boyle Street Beauties

79

Lucas Stone

80

Elliott Tanti

The Spin Doctors

81

Krista Semchyshyn

Mobility Mambo

82

Jennifer Krause

Stellar Cellar

83

Shaina Roesler

TC Team

84

Rosalie Patterson

RMP Developments

85

Emily Smith

The Vault's Jazzy Cats

86

Natalie Miller

Voice for the Voiceless

87

D. Aidan Inglis

Boyle Street Beauties

88

Denise Hagman

Ryker's Road Racers

89

Ryker Hagman

Ryker's Road Racers

90

Myles Hagman

Ryker's Road Racers

91

Samantha Williams

STRONG women

92

Jeremiah Aherne

Walkin' the Walk

93

Crystal Blackburn

Crystal's Cruisers

94

Melissa Robinson

Mel's polar bears

95

Janet Baik

Pedal to the Metal

96

Sarah Dowling

Chain of Fools

#

Charity

Teams

Participants

Raised Here

1

Mission of Mercy Canada

4

7

1,386.00

2

You Can Ride 2

5

15

927.00

3

HOPE worldwide Canada

1

11

550.00

4

Youth Unlimited Edmonton

9

14

295.00

5

ALIES & The Back Porch

3

5

230.00

6

Renascence Homes

2

2

225.00

7

Boyle Street Community Services

7

17

120.00

8

Christ's Hope International

1

1

100.00

9

Regen Community Development Foundation

3

5

100.00

10

International Association For Refugees

1

3

80.00

11

Recovery Acres Society

1

1

12

Celebrate Recovery

1

3

13

Hope Story

1

5

14

Impact Ministries Canada

1

2

15

Global Aid Network (GAIN)

1

1

16

Ratanak International

1

1

17

Ride for Refuge

1

1

18

International Justice Mission Canada

2

2

Edmonton Maps

All routes are generously marked with bright RIDE signage, staffed by friendly volunteers, and include rest stops with snacks along the way.

AccessView + print!

Head southwest from the ACT centre and loop around the pond by The Family Centre as many times as you want!

5kmView + print!

Enjoy the beautiful walk through Rundle Park.

10kmView + print!

A great route for families or beginner cyclists. From Rundle Park to the Hardisty Area, this route features beautiful views of the city, one long hill and a mostly downhill second half of the route.

25kmView + print!

50 km is the 25km twice. With gorgeous views from Rundle Park all the way to Queen Elizabeth Park.

2018 RIDE Photos

Photo Credit: Alexa Tonn and Alicia Andrews

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. Fundraise for one of 200 Canadian charities.


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 on RIDE Day

  • 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

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.

Fundraising Minimums + Registration Fees:

  • 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.


Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!


RIDE T-Shirts

RIDE T-shirts are available on event day (while supplies last) and are available in sizes Youth S to Adult 3XL.


Route Details

Biking: 10 km, 25km, 50km | Walking: 5km

  • We'll publish route maps at the bottom of the page once they're ready.
  • Rest stops are available on all routes.
  • Route marshals, 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 walking 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 cash or cheques
  • You're 17 years and under, or
  • You didn’t sign up online before event day
  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • A helmet is mandatory for all riders
  • Extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your bike or walking shoes
  • Your own water bottle, filled with icy cold water
  • A passion for the charity you're riding or walking for
  • Warm layers with moisture-repelling clothing in case it's cold or windy. 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!

Contact Us


Edmonton

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

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