Hosted by The Pregnancy Options and Support Centre


What moves you? Join us on October 5, 2019 for the Ride for Refuge, a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraiser that supports charities who provide refuge and hope for displaced, vulnerable and exploited people everywhere.

About The Pregnancy Options and Support Centre

As a Faith Based Charity, we value bringing love, support, compassion to our community. We respect all faith or no faith at all. We exist to come alongside those in need. Our services are free due to generous donors. Feel free to donate today and give back to your community.

Contact Us


Jenn Bennett Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.383.7115
Email info@pregnancycentre.org

Community Sponsors

Sarnia is super grateful for our fantastic 2019 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Event Day Details

Save the date - RIDE Day is October 5, 2019!

The Ride for Refuge is a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraising event. Team Captains select their charity of choice when they start their team.


We're working on finalizing our Start location - check back soon!


Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 8:00am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00am - SEND-OFF (all distances)
  • 10:00am - Registration closes
  • 10:00am - Lunch service begins
  • 2:00pm - Lunch service ends
  • 2:00pm - 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 food sensitivities/allergies. If you have a dietary restriction, bring along some extra food/snacks.



All riders, walkers, and volunteers must:

  • check in
  • wear their event wristband once registered

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

Registration Type:

  • Children 0-10: Free to participate (but you’ll have to fundraise $75 to earn a t-shirt)
  • Youth 11-17: Fundraise $75 or more to earn your RIDE t-shirt or pay the $25 registration fee
  • Adults 18+: Fundraise $150 or more to earn the RIDE t-shirt or pay the $25 registration fee
  • Note: The registration fee increases to $40 on Monday, September 30th.

RIDE T-shirts are available on event day while supplies last and are available in sizes youth S to adult 3XL.

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 are available on all routes.
  • Route marshalls, rest stop attendants and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • All participants 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

  • cheques made out to "Ride for Refuge" and cash donations
  • a completed Pledge Form or My Results Form if you’re bringing in cash or cheques
  • 17 yrs and under or
  • who didn’t sign up online (before event day)
  • a cell phone for emergencies - recommended but not required
  • extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • 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
  • your own water bottle - filled with icy cold water

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.

Sarnia 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 >



Team Name





The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

Jenn Bennett




Team Name




Marilyn Gladu


Jenn Bennett

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre





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The Pregnancy Options and Support Centre



2018 RIDE Photos

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