Ottawa

Hosted by Matthew House Ottawa

September 30, 2017 | More Details >

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Raised: $42,346.76|Goal: $75,000

Ride or walk with us on September 30, 2017 in the Ottawa Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by Matthew House Ottawa

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RIDE Day Details

Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!


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Mitel building

350 Legget Dr

Kanata, ON

K2K 1Y6


Times

Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 8am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies (25k & 50k)
  • 9am - RIDE begins (50k, 25k distances)
  • 9:15am - Opening Ceremonies (10k & 5k walk)
  • 9:30am - WALK begins
  • 9:45am - 10k RIDE begins
  • 10am - Registration closes
  • 10:30am - Lunch service begins
  • 1pm - Lunch service ends
  • 1pm - Route closes

Yummy Food


  • There will be a snack 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.


Registration

CHECK-IN:


  • 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.

REGISTRATION


  • 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.



MONEY & CHEQUES:


  • 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.

HAVE QUESTIONS?


  • 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 the 25 km and 50 km RIDES.

  • 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 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 Matthew House Ottawa

Matthew House Ottawa is a residence that specializes in providing short-term accommodation and support for refugee claimants who would otherwise be homeless. We also operate a furniture bank that distributes quality used furnishings to refugees and others reestablishing their home.


This year, your support will help with our general operating expenses. For more information, please contact info@matthewhouseottawa.org.

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Contact Us


Matthew House Ottawa

Cheryl Nugent Ottawa Ride Director
Email: info@blueseaphilanthropy.org
Phone: 613-212-1499

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Sponsors

Ottawa is super grateful for our fantastic 2017 sponsors - thanks so much! View All >

Joanne Jehu
Distance Sponsor
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Ottawa 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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Teams

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

1Matthew House Open Team
Captain: Meredith Ward
$3,946.00 | 13 Members
2Refugee Riders
Captain: Lisanne Belanger
$3,600.00 | 11 Members
3Chain Reaction 2017
Captain: Jeff Kenmir
$2,857.00 | 12 Members
4St. Paul's Ratanak Riders
Captain: Ed Smith
$2,764.00 | 11 Members
5Jericho Road Riders
Captain: Alan Solheim
$2,527.00 | 5 Members
6CPC - Fit for Life
Captain: Gordon Wood
$1,987.00 | 6 Members
7VeloCity
Captain: Barbara Boyd
$1,689.75 | 5 Members
8Wheelie Amazing
Captain: Steven Kuhn
$1,655.00 | 5 Members
9First Baptist Freewheelers
Captain: Robert Campbell
$1,505.00 | 3 Members
10Kanata Stittsville Refugee Sponsorship Group
Captain: Peter Bishop
$1,380.00 | 7 Members
11Team Carty House
Captain: Tobi Cohen
$1,347.00 | 11 Members
12Jericho Road: Hope on the Move
Captain: Hope Versluis
$1,300.00 | 7 Members
13Pedalers of Hope
Captain: Richinda Bates
$1,191.00 | 7 Members
14WUSC/EUMC HDQ team
Captain: Carolyn McKee
$1,147.00 | 11 Members
15Fayer Family
Captain: Steven Jaspers-Fayer
$1,075.00 | 4 Members
16Canal Riders (IV in Ottawa + The Journey)
Captain: Melody Chook Reid
$1,070.00 | 5 Members
17FBO
Captain: David Botha
$945.00 | 5 Members
18BRBC Alphas
Captain: Perry Wong
$885.00 | 5 Members
19Ride for Hos-pedal-ity
Captain: Andrea Mrozek
$865.00 | 4 Members
20Broken Spokes
Captain: Shannon Helleman
$725.00 | 3 Members
21Freedom Riders
Captain: John Harnick
$718.00 | 6 Members
22The Ward Team
Captain: Vincent Ward
$575.00 | 5 Members
23Friends of CH
Captain: Jill Black
$540.00 | 4 Members
24Progress in Paramedine - in support of Threefold Ministries.
Captain: Matthew Smith
$525.00 | 1 Members
25Highland Park Wesleyan Church
Captain: Richard Arulpooranam
$525.00 | 3 Members
26Africa Arise Ottawa Team
Captain: Jared & MJ Jost
$515.00 | 2 Members
27Hope Worldwide Canada-Ottawa
Captain: Robert Groves
$500.00 | 1 Members
28PWS&D Ottawa
Captain: dave mansell
$400.00 | 1 Members
29#BetterTogether
Captain: Hannah Marazzi
$288.00 | 2 Members
30Rusty Riders
Captain: Jessica Corbeil
$255.01 | 2 Members
31St. Andrew's All Saints
Captain: Rob Robertson
$150.00 | 2 Members
32HopeStory Ottawa
Captain: Jonathan Brown
$150.00 | 3 Members
33Jericho Road Speed Riders
Captain: Luc Laberge
$65.00 | 2 Members
34StreetTeam
Captain: Matt Street
$50.00 | 3 Members
35Jericho Road Cruisers
Captain: Peter Watt
$50.00 | 1 Members
36Pierre Duchesne team
Captain: Pierre Duchesne
$0.00 | 1 Members
37AKW
Captain: Alan Welsh
$0.00 | 1 Members
38The Chase Crew
Captain: Ruth Stamplecoski
$0.00 | 3 Members
Questions about this event or Blue Sea Philanthropy?
info@blueseaphilanthropy.org | 1.877.743.3413