Hosted by TLC The Life Centre Newmarket

Address: updated as of August 28, , Westside Community Church (Holland Marsh), 1466 5th Side Road. , Bradford, ON, L3Z 4A8 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, 2017 in the Newmarket Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by TLC The Life Centre Newmarket

Start/FinishGoogle Map

updated as of August 28

Westside Community Church (Holland Marsh)

1466 5th Side Road.

Bradford, ON

L3Z 4A8


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
  • 5 km WALK

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 TLC The Life Centre Newmarket

The TLC Life Centre is a source of education and support, addressing various life issues in one on one sessions with dealing with Anger, Anxiety, Boundaries, Depression, Divorce, Fear, Guilt / Resentment Goal Setting, Low Self-Esteem, Marriage, Relationship and Stress

Besides offering practical support with our care closet, diapers and free pregnancy tests, we provide a safe, caring and confidential environment where clients can receive Life Coaching sessions to overcome problems and situations that they currently are facing.

We also offer to schools, Sexual Integrity program is an abstinence-based presentation given in local schools and churches, providing factual information regarding the physical and emotional implications of sexual activity and the potential risks associated with this behaviour, including sexually transmitted diseases and infections.

You owe it to yourself to explore all your options available to you to have a happy and successful life. The staff of the TLC The Life Centre will offer you non-judgmental support in a relaxed, caring and supportive environment. We give you information you can trust!

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Contact Us

TLC The Life Centre Newmarket

Jackie Mintz
Email: jackie@tlcthelifecentre.ca
Phone: 905 836-5433

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Newmarket 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!

Welcome to Newmarket's 5 km. Walk We will walk along the Canal Rd from Westside Community Church via the garden path behind the church. Markers will lead you along the trail and the paved road.

10kmView + print!

This is a 9.73 km route in Bradford West Gwillimbury, 08, Canada. The route has a total ascent of 89.64 m and has a maximum elevation of 248.63 m.

25kmView + print!

This is a 24.51 km route in . The route has a total ascent of 70.26 m and has a maximum elevation of 274.09 m.

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Check out even more on the Newmarket Scoreboard. And hey, you should register to ride or walk with us too!

1Team EMI (Newmarket)
Captain: Benjamin Scott
$2,412.00 | 3 Members
2Walk for Life - TLC The Life Centre
Captain: Jackie Mintz
$1,680.00 | 3 Members
3Stouffville Stompers
Captain: Heather Vroom
$1,039.00 | 4 Members
Captain: Yohann Agalawatte
$800.00 | 1 Members
5Peoples Christian Academy
Captain: Ezzat Dahi
$681.50 | 12 Members
6The Life Centre Peddlers
Captain: Andrea Miedema
$505.00 | 10 Members
Captain: Megan Wallar
$75.00 | 1 Members
8Krooney Bin and Kompany
Captain: Shannon Kroon
$60.00 | 1 Members
9Shine Through the Rain
Captain: Cari Brunton
$0.00 | 2 Members
Questions about this event or Blue Sea Philanthropy?
info@blueseaphilanthropy.org | 1.877.743.3413