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Ottawa

Hosted by Matthew House Ottawa

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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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Contact Us


Matthew House Ottawa

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

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Captain

Members

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WUSC/EUMC HQ

Carolyn McKee

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FBreCyclers

David Botha

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Meredith's Matthew House Riders

Meredith Ward

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Chain reaction 2019

Adam Giles

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Carolyn McKee

WUSC/EUMC HQ

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David Botha

FBreCyclers

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Anton Diep

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Meredith Ward

Meredith's Matthew House Riders

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Adam Giles

Chain reaction 2019

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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.

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