Raised:
$23,891
31%Goal:
$75,000

Ottawa

Hosted by Matthew House Ottawa

137Participants32Teams15Charities60Volunteers7Days Left
Address: Mitel building, 350 Legget Dr, Kanata, ON , K2K 1Y6 Map >Start time: Full Schedule >
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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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Matthew House Ottawa

Cheryl Nugent
toll free 1.877.743.3413 / phone 519.603.2250
email info@blueseafoundation.org

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Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes.

Teams
Participants
Charities

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

Ed Smith

8

2,710.00

2

FBreCyclers

David Botha

7

2,290.00

3

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

Meredith Ward

8

1,760.00

4

Carty Cares

Tobi Cohen

11

1,550.00

5

WUSC/EUMC HQ

Carolyn McKee

7

1,505.00

6

Safe Families Ottawa

Darcie Dow

5

1,271.00

7

Neighbours on Bikes

Liam Jones

4

1,170.00

8

The First Baptist Church Re-Treads

Rob Campbell

1

1,095.00

9

Open Doors for Colombia

Monica W

4

870.00

10

Allan's Ride for Matthew House Ottawa

Allan Reesor-McDowell

1

800.00

11

Hope Story Ottawa

Jonathan Brown

3

750.00

12

Chain reaction 2019

Adam Giles

9

675.00

13

Africa Arise- Ottawa Team

Jared & MJ Jost

2

670.00

14

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

Richard Arulpooranam

8

600.00

15

Forerunners

Daniel Bezalel Richardsen

6

550.00

16

Broken Spokes

Shannon Helleman

5

520.00

17

Inkerman Wesleyan

Melody Trolly

5

490.00

18

BRBC Alpha

Perry Wong

2

395.00

19

Generous Space Ministries Ottawa

Sarah Speer

1

320.00

20

Road to Rights - IICRD Quebec Team

Micheal Montgomery

3

275.00

21

Meeting House Team

Shawn Sutherland

2

245.00

22

Trinity Troopers

Shaun Seaman

3

225.00

23

The Walking and Biking Consultants

Dina Adedze

2

220.00

24

Street Team

Matt Street

4

200.00

25

Ward Team

Vincent Ward

6

200.00

26

over the hill

Gary H J Pluim

1

200.00

27

Ronalee Carey Law

Fanni Csaba

1

180.00

28

Debs Law

Kristin Debs

1

100.00

29

Rapid Retreat Riders

Jacqueline Ayer

2

70.00

30

Hope Worldwide of Canada - Ottawa

Robert Groves

1

31

AK Welsh Inc

Alan Welsh

1

32

Win Win Riders

Debbie Ferren

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Meredith Ward

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

21

1,285.00

2

David Botha

FBreCyclers

10

1,110.00

3

Allan Reesor-McDowell

Allan's Ride for Matthew House Ottawa

5

800.00

4

Rob Campbell

The First Baptist Church Re-Treads

16

795.00

5

Ed Smith

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

7

770.00

6

Darcie Dow

Safe Families Ottawa

11

700.00

7

Jonathan Brown

Hope Story Ottawa

5

650.00

8

Sophia Lowe

Carty Cares

17

615.00

9

Jared & MJ Jost

Africa Arise- Ottawa Team

7

550.00

10

Ashley & Hazel Korn

WUSC/EUMC HQ

8

525.00

11

Hannah Marazzi

Neighbours on Bikes

8

495.00

12

Elizabeth Kim

Carty Cares

10

465.00

13

Landon Coleman

Forerunners

6

450.00

14

Monica W

Open Doors for Colombia

3

400.00

15

Gerry Thornton

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

4

400.00

16

Catherine Veillet-St-Amant

WUSC/EUMC HQ

8

355.00

17

John Stevens

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

8

320.00

18

Ronald Doll

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

7

320.00

19

Sarah Speer

Generous Space Ministries Ottawa

9

320.00

20

Michael Hyde

FBreCyclers

5

300.00

21

Carolyn McKee

WUSC/EUMC HQ

9

295.00

22

Robert Wee

Christian horizons

8

290.00

23

Liam Jones

Neighbours on Bikes

3

275.00

24

Tobi Cohen

Carty Cares

5

275.00

25

Melody Trolly

Inkerman Wesleyan

5

270.00

26

Stephen Porter

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

4

250.00

27

Alexia Jimenez

Broken Spokes

6

245.00

28

Eileen Goodwin

FBreCyclers

4

200.00

29

Matt Street

Street Team

2

200.00

30

Philippe Blain

FBreCyclers

5

200.00

31

Gary H J Pluim

over the hill

1

200.00

32

Jason Hambrey

Neighbours on Bikes

1

200.00

33

John McCluskie

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

3

200.00

34

Joel Bennett

Ward Team

2

200.00

35

Kendra Allsop

BRBC Alpha

4

195.00

36

Carla Kluck

Safe Families Ottawa

2

190.00

37

Fanni Csaba

Ronalee Carey Law

3

180.00

38

Doug Kirk

Chain reaction 2019

2

175.00

39

Ashlie Solheim

Safe Families Ottawa

3

156.00

40

Jessica-Rae Linzel

Neighbours on Bikes

6

150.00

41

Lee-Anne Lavell

WUSC/EUMC HQ

1

150.00

42

John JM McKee

Flourishing Foundation

2

150.00

43

Merce McKee

Flourishing Foundation

1

150.00

44

Dominique Coulombe

The Walking and Biking Consultants

1

150.00

45

Cathy Kiar

Inkerman Wesleyan

4

145.00

46

Igor Williams

Open Doors for Colombia

2

140.00

47

Georgette Mueller

FBreCyclers

4

130.00

48

Shawn Sutherland

Meeting House Team

3

125.00

49

Muriel Laughton

Trinity Troopers

2

125.00

50

Adam Giles

Chain reaction 2019

2

125.00

51

Dawson Helleman

Broken Spokes

3

125.00

52

HM Morris

Carty Cares

4

120.00

53

Dick Murray

1

100.00

54

Brian Laughton

Trinity Troopers

1

100.00

55

Lydia Brown

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

4

100.00

56

Michael Snow

WUSC/EUMC HQ

1

100.00

57

Karrie Smith

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

2

100.00

58

Kristin Debs

Debs Law

1

100.00

59

Charlotte Kibbee

Chain reaction 2019

3

100.00

60

Eric Kibbee

Chain reaction 2019

3

100.00

61

Lindsay Noel

3

100.00

62

Leon Asselstine

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

2

100.00

63

Micheal Montgomery

Road to Rights - IICRD Quebec Team

2

90.00

64

Tatiana Usme

WUSC/EUMC HQ

3

80.00

65

Remo Zambonin

FBreCyclers

1

75.00

66

Tony Kiar

Inkerman Wesleyan

2

75.00

67

Violette Pedneault

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

1

75.00

68

Perry Wong

BRBC Alpha

1

75.00

69

Natalie Campbell

Carty Cares

2

75.00

70

Elizabeth Kristjansson

2

75.00

71

Jacqueline Ayer

Rapid Retreat Riders

2

70.00

72

Bill Hubers

FBreCyclers

1

50.00

73

Caleb Brown

Hope Story Ottawa

1

50.00

74

Shalom Williams

Open Doors for Colombia

1

50.00

75

James Nugent

Chain reaction 2019

2

50.00

76

Peter Brown

Hope Story Ottawa

1

50.00

77

Robyn Nugent

Chain reaction 2019

2

50.00

78

Tanya Nace

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

2

45.00

79

Jacob Arulpooranam

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

2

45.00

80

Richard Arulpooranam

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

2

45.00

81

Adriel Williams

Open Doors for Colombia

1

30.00

82

Chris Ramey

Chain reaction 2019

1

25.00

83

Josiah Kennedy

Forerunners

1

25.00

84

Julie Ramey

Chain reaction 2019

1

25.00

85

Jacob Brown

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

1

25.00

86

Jeff Aldred

Chain reaction 2019

1

25.00

87

Carter Brown

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

1

25.00

88

Theodore Kozak

Forerunners

1

25.00

89

Caleb Butcher

Forerunners

1

25.00

90

Taissa Cronin

Forerunners

1

25.00

91

Julian Arulpooranam

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

1

25.00

92

Amy DeJong

Safe Families Ottawa

1

25.00

93

Josie Dickinson

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

1

25.00

94

Dina Adedze

The Walking and Biking Consultants

1

20.00

95

Jonathan Nace

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

1

15.00

96

Anton Diep

97

Debbie Ferren

Win Win Riders

98

Merce McKee

Flourishing Foundation

99

Caitlin Imrie

100

Michelle Manks

WUSC/EUMC HQ

101

Jean-Philippe Lambert Ste-Marie

102

Gordon Richardson

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

103

Alison Bennett

World Hope International (Canada) / Highland Park Wesleyan Church

104

Mark Sider

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

105

Vincent Ward

Ward Team

106

Amanda Williams

Street Team

107

Zakari Ward

Ward Team

108

Samuel Ward

Ward Team

109

Julie Ward

Ward Team

110

Bill Holdaway

111

Judy Richardson

Ratanak Riders Ottawa

112

David Ayer

Rapid Retreat Riders

113

Amina Ward

Ward Team

114

Lai huu hiep

115

Connie Coughler

Inkerman Wesleyan

116

Graeme Watson

Safe Families Ottawa

117

Edwin Hernandez

Carty Cares

118

Shaun Seaman

Trinity Troopers

119

Erik Thorsteinson

Carty Cares

120

Rhys Haigh

NCCH U15

121

Alan Welsh

AK Welsh Inc

122

Julie Desmarais

123

Liz Majic

Carty Cares

124

Daniel Bezalel Richardsen

Forerunners

125

Jacqueline Romero

Carty Cares

126

Louise Ebeltoft

Carty Cares

127

Allan Aguilar

128

Avery Helleman

Broken Spokes

129

Esther Helleman

Broken Spokes

130

Anne-Marie Belanger McMurdo

Carty Cares

131

cathy o'connor

Inkerman Wesleyan

132

Robert Groves

Hope Worldwide of Canada - Ottawa

133

Shannon Helleman

Broken Spokes

#

Charity

Teams

Participants

Raised Here

1

Matthew House Ottawa

13

53

10,025.00

2

Ratanak International

3

15

2,910.00

3

WUSC/EUMC

2

9

1,725.00

4

Carty House

1

11

1,550.00

5

Safe Families Canada

1

5

1,271.00

6

World Hope International (Canada)

2

13

1,090.00

7

Open Doors Canada

1

4

870.00

8

Hope Story

1

3

750.00

9

Africa Arise - I Live Again Uganda

1

2

670.00

10

Generous Space Ministries

1

1

320.00

11

IICRD

1

3

275.00

12

Impact Bridges Group

1

1

200.00

13

Ride for Refuge

1

1

180.00

14

Christian Horizons

1

2

70.00

15

HOPE worldwide Canada

1

1

16

UNHCR

1

1

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Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is September 29, 2018!

Ride or walk with us on September 29, 2018 in the Ottawa Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by Matthew House Ottawa


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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
  • 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 S to adult 3XL.

For those who choose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the early bird cost of $25 applies until Monday, Sep 24th when it bumps to $40.



MONEY & CHEQUES:


  • Log into your personal fundraising page and post all cash and cheque donations online.

  • Bring all cash/cheques to check-in on event day.

  • 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 donor names and mailing addresses are needed to issue charitable tax receipts.

  • Please ensure all cheques are signed, 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 view or print route maps!


  • Rest stops will be available on the 25km and 50km routes.

  • 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 passion for the charity you're riding or walking for
  • 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
  • your My Results Form - downloaded from the fundraising portal
  • a signed copy of your Waiver Form for those 17 or under with parent/guardian signature
  • any cash or cheques (made out to "Ride for Refuge")
  • a cell phone for emergencies - recommended but not required
  • extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities


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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Community Sponsors

Ottawa is super grateful for our fantastic 2018 sponsors!

Equator Coffee Roasters
Rest Stop Sponsor
The Reimer Clinic
Rest Stop Sponsor
Dan Orr
Distance Sponsor
Equifruit, Inc
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All routes are generously marked with bright RIDE signage, staffed by friendly volunteers, and include rest stops with snacks along the way.

Got questions about The Ride for Refuge?
info@rideforrefuge.org / 1.877.743.3413