Hosted by International Justice Mission

Address: West Park Baptist Church, 955 Gainsborough Rd, London, ON N6G 5C9 Map >Start time: 8:00 am Full Schedule >
RIDE Day Details

RIDE Day Details

Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!

Ride or walk with us on September 30 in the London Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by IJM.

Start/FinishGoogle Map

West Park Baptist Church

955 Gainsborough Rd

London, ON N6G 5C9


Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 8am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9am - RIDE begins (all distances)
  • 9:30am - WALK begins
  • 10am - Registration closes
  • 10:30am - Lunch service begins
  • 2pm - Lunch service ends
  • 2:30pm - 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.



  • 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 International Justice Mission

International Justice Mission Canada is helping to STOP Slavery in our lifetime. Pimps, slave owners, brothel keepers, and rapists don't believe that anyone cares so they laugh their way to the bank. Help us prove them wrong!

Join us on September 30th in RIDE locations across Canada. Raise funds or donate some of your hard earned income to stop this misery in its tracks. (For more information see below.)

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Contact Us

International Justice Mission

Karen Forbes logistic leader
Email: mamabearforbes@yahoo.ca
Phone: 519-657-5281

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London Maps

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

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

1Powerful Pedal People
Captain: Scott Forbes
$19,875.00 | 7 Members
2Numb Butts
Captain: Terry Reimer
$6,703.00 | 14 Members
3PWRDF London
Captain: Greg Smith
$4,412.09 | 8 Members
4Safe Families London
Captain: Greg Stigge
$2,845.00 | 12 Members
5Valleyview Haven Riders
Captain: Kendall Jongejan Harder
$2,145.00 | 8 Members
6Pedal for Malawi
Captain: Steve McInnis
$2,000.00 | 4 Members
7Schulich Cyclers
Captain: Robin Liu
$1,585.00 | 14 Members
Captain: Ashlyn Krell
$1,545.00 | 3 Members
9Haiti's Love
Captain: Jayne Willemse
$1,275.00 | 9 Members
10CH riders
Captain: Micheal Appleton
$1,240.00 | 8 Members
11Education for All
Captain: David Stanford
$1,050.00 | 4 Members
12Hebs 121
Captain: Lonny Hildebrand
$920.00 | 4 Members
13Heart and Sole
Captain: Darlene Harder
$813.00 | 3 Members
14Buns on the Run
Captain: Joti Wall
$800.00 | 4 Members
Captain: Pernell Goodyear
$690.00 | 3 Members
16The Justice League
Captain: Shanthal Perera
$675.00 | 3 Members
Captain: Ben Kropp
$650.00 | 4 Members
18Brix Power
Captain: Darren Brix
$500.00 | 2 Members
Captain: Ubong Umoh
$460.00 | 2 Members
20Walking for Hope Story
Captain: Tricia Foster-Mohan
$300.00 | 4 Members
21The Chaingang
Captain: Michelle Dancy
$215.00 | 1 Members
Captain: Erin Harder
$0.00 | 1 Members
23London Mercy Riders
Captain: Melissa Faber
$0.00 | 1 Members
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