Raised:
$7,250
29%Goal:
$25,000

Lethbridge

Hosted by Streets Alive Mission

33Participants5Teams9Volunteers

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

Lethbridge (Streets Alive Mission) is super grateful for our fantastic 2023 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

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

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Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta

Schedule

  • 3:00 pm: Meet Check-in + Welcome
  • 4:00 pm: Move Send-off
  • 5:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 6:00 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.

Lethbridge Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

2/5kmView + print!

Walking Route: Starting at the Henderson Lake Pavillon, head West and follow the paved pathway around Henderson Lake once or twice ending at the Kinsmen Picnic Shelter.

10kmView + print!

10 KM Biking Route: Start by Henderson Lake Pavillon head west to coal bank trail turn right and follow biking path around Henderson Lake Park twice then follow signs for additional loop.

Lethbridge 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

Peak Physical Therapy

Elizabeth Sutton

9

1,475.00

2

CousinCrew

Meagan Crooks

6

1,025.25

3

Streets Alive Mission

STRUDEL BRAND

5

850.00

4

Jenerations

Jennifer Lepko

4

600.00

5

STRUDELBRAND

Sebastian Seabound

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Nora Oosterwijk

Jenerations

7

600.00

2

Emjay Zimmer

Streets Alive Mission

10

475.00

3

Daniel van Ewijk

Streets Alive Mission

7

325.00

4

Emma Bartelsheim

2

260.00

5

Taylor Straga

Peak Physical Therapy

3

250.00

6

Michelle Petriw

Peak Physical Therapy

5

215.00

7

Jessi Wilson

Peak Physical Therapy

7

210.00

8

Elizabeth Sutton

Peak Physical Therapy

3

200.00

9

Teresa Petriw

Peak Physical Therapy

3

150.00

10

David Crooks

CousinCrew

1

100.00

11

Annalyn Crooks

CousinCrew

4

99.00

12

Meagan Crooks

CousinCrew

2

80.00

13

Hazel Brett

CousinCrew

2

65.00

14

Kyle Vanden Heuvel

Peak Physical Therapy

1

50.00

15

Haley Russell

Peak Physical Therapy

1

50.00

16

Aspen Brett

CousinCrew

2

45.00

17

Ally MacKay

Streets Alive Mission

1

25.00

18

Emily Martin

1

10.00

19

Zandria Bates

Streets Alive Mission

20

Emily Dönmez

21

Ethan Grasmeyer

22

Lexii Jocic

Peak Physical Therapy

23

STRUDEL BRAND

Streets Alive Mission

24

Matthew Neufeld

25

Terry Luoma

Peak Physical Therapy

26

Journee Oosterwijk

Jenerations

27

Jane Anderson

Jenerations

28

Sarah Brett

CousinCrew

29

Jennifer Lepko

Jenerations

30

Craig DeGroot

31

Sebastian Seabound

STRUDELBRAND

32

Elizabeth Kidd

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 Streets Alive Mission

Streets Alive Mission provides for the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the poor, to empower them to change their lives through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


Poverty and substance abuse is not just a topic.... It is REAL people in real trouble, and they need your help!


Streets Alive Mission offers two Life Recovery Programs that empower men and women to escape addiction, abuse and hardship. You can be part of their success stories by participating in our family-friendly fundraiser, RIDE FOR REFUGE!


By showing not only your physical support, but also your financial support, you will make a difference right here in Lethbridge.


Sign your team up today and join us! Whether you're riding or walking, you'll be contributing to the success of those working their way through our Life Recovery Programs here at Streets Alive Mission.


See you out there!

Contact Us


RIDE Lethbridge 2023

Nyne Seabound Donor Relation Coordinator
Phone 403.942.5647
Email nyne@streetsalive.ca

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