Niagara Region

Hosted by Pelham Friends

Address: Pelham Friends Church, 940 Haist St, Fonthill, ON , L0S 1E4, across from Harold Black Park 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 Niagara Region Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by Pelham Friends Church

Start/FinishGoogle Map

Pelham Friends Church

940 Haist St

Fonthill, ON

L0S 1E4

across from Harold Black Park


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

DELICIOUS HOT CHILI will be served (graciously donated by NTEC (Niagara Training and Employment Agency)) Thank you!

  • 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

  • All riders will have the opportunity to take a break at the same rest stop on Cream Street, snacks and water provided graciously by Christian Horizons! Thank you!

  • 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 Pelham Friends

Our Pelham Friends family loves serving as effective host to local ride teams riding for their own charities. We want to help you fuel God's work to bring hope and transformation.

Please volunteer to help us host, ride for our Kids' Program & foreign Missions partnerships - or ride with one of our ride partners.

Proceeds raised specifically by Pelham Friends will help bring Hope & Freedom in Asia and Eastern Europe, plus support our local Summer Kids' Program and local misson partnerships.

Ride with us Sept.30th !

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Contact Us

Pelham Friends

Mathew Bradbury Pastor & Ride Captain
Email: mbradbury@pelhamfriends.ca
Phone: 905-892-6881

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Niagara Region Maps

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

25kmView + print!

25 Km; 50km (25 x2)

5kmView + print!

5km walk

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

1Eat My Dust
Captain: Isaac Flagg
$11,390.00 | 40 Members
2St. George's Dragons
Captain: Scott McLeod
$8,060.00 | 16 Members
3St. Thomas' Pedal Pushers
Captain: Gail Richardson
$3,697.00 | 11 Members
4Welcome HomeNiagara Team
Captain: Joy Pauls
$2,072.00 | 2 Members
Captain: Terri Stevens
$1,755.00 | 1 Members
6Forestview Flyers
Captain: Gord Roddy
$1,020.00 | 3 Members
7Grace Pace (Coffee for Peace)
Captain: David Brubacher
$730.00 | 3 Members
8Elisha House Rollers
Captain: Mathew Bradbury
$445.00 | 4 Members
9MCC CCM'ers
Captain: Lee Winger
$150.00 | 1 Members
Questions about this event or Blue Sea Philanthropy?
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