Raised:
$10,750
35%Goal:
$30,000

Niverville

Hosted by Rising Above

32Participants5Teams

What moves you? Join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly bike + walk fundraiser supporting local charities who help people seeking refuge from danger, hardship, and abuse.

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 1, 2022!

StartGoogle Map

Hespeler Park Niverville

For participants in other provinces, your locations will be announced.

Schedule

  • 3:00 pm: Meet Check-in opens
  • 4:00 pm: Move Opening remarks + send-off
  • 5:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Mosey Go Home!

Have questions? Visit the FAQ section!

Check-in

  • All participants will check-in personally at the event on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
  • 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.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Can't join us on event day? If you have a conflict, we hope you'll join us by fundraising and walking on your own.

Waivers

All participants should register online and accept the electronic waiver.

  • Adults: When you register online, you will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • Youth/Children: If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Waivers will be available at check-in on Event Day.

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.
  • 12 and under participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

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. Early October 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!

Niverville Maps

Check out this year's RIDE route maps below:

2.5kmView + print!

A lovely walk through Hespeler Park.

10kmView + print!

A safe, family friendly ride around town using paths and residential streets.

Niverville 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

Breaking Chains

Terri Wolfe

8

3,870.00

2

Rising Above Riders

Terry Martin

9

3,580.00

3

Benny and the Jets

Ben Lim

3

1,310.00

4

Cycling Sailors

Stephen Kidd

4

1,040.00

5

Word of Life Church

Cara Forytarz

8

950.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Terry Martin

Rising Above Riders

15

2,505.00

2

Jennifer Wolfe

Breaking Chains

6

1,200.00

3

Nicole Banman

Breaking Chains

8

1,170.00

4

Stephen Kidd

Cycling Sailors

13

620.00

5

Les Poss

Rising Above Riders

5

475.00

6

Ben Lim

Benny and the Jets

4

440.00

7

Natalie Forytarz

Word of Life Church

4

400.00

8

Nicole Lim

Benny and the Jets

4

370.00

9

Adam Kowalczewski

Cycling Sailors

6

250.00

10

Annalynne Wolfe

Breaking Chains

4

210.00

11

Jessie Wolfe

Breaking Chains

4

210.00

12

Daniele May

Breaking Chains

2

200.00

13

Terri Wolfe

Breaking Chains

2

200.00

14

Cara Forytarz

Word of Life Church

1

200.00

15

Anna Forytarz

Word of Life Church

3

200.00

16

Erica Banman

Breaking Chains

3

180.00

17

Calli Banman

Breaking Chains

2

150.00

18

Joan Bueckert

Benny and the Jets

2

150.00

19

Rachel Bunn

Rising Above Riders

1

150.00

20

Jason Bunn

Rising Above Riders

1

150.00

21

Sezai Aydin

Cycling Sailors

2

120.00

22

Stephanie Dyck

Word of Life Church

1

100.00

23

Owen Bunn

Rising Above Riders

2

75.00

24

Seth Bunn

Rising Above Riders

2

75.00

25

Liam Bunn

Rising Above Riders

2

75.00

26

Ellie Bunn

Rising Above Riders

2

75.00

27

Philip Mueller

Cycling Sailors

1

50.00

28

Sue Murdock

Word of Life Church

1

50.00

29

Ryan Murdock

Word of Life Church

30

Christian Forytarz

Word of Life Church

31

Howard Jolly

Rising Above Riders

About Rising Above

Rising Above seeks to bring healing to this land; to educate, equip and empower Indigenous people in Canada to rise above their pain to experience life, identity , healing and purpose in Christ as they were created to.


The Ride For Refuge is Rising Above's biggest fundraiser. This year, the proceeds from the Ride will support programs that bring emotional healing to issues such as sexual abuse, generational impacts of Indian Residential Schools and grief.


Join us!

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Contact Us


RIDE Niverville 2022

Terry Martin Participant & Donor Services
Phone 1.204.371.5708
Email terry@risingabove.ca

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