Raised:
$7,235
24%Goal:
$30,000

Sarnia

Hosted by The Pregnancy Options and Support Centre

32Participants7Teams4Charities30Volunteers15°C

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.

2019 RIDE Photos

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.

Community Sponsors

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

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 >

Teams
Participants
Charities

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

Jenn Bennett

12

1,780.00

2

PTL Riders

Mike Tanner

3

1,185.00

3

First church and friends

Joel Vandervies

4

1,040.00

4

Lifeteams Landcruisers with Lindsey!

Lindsey Werden

3

850.00

5

Sarnia Aimers

Nick Baetz

3

440.00

6

Sarnia Bluewater Bravehearts

Ann Marie Lumley

1

350.00

7

Twin Lakes Trio

Pat Dwyer

3

150.00

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Katie Sherlock

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

8

865.00

2

Mike Tanner

PTL Riders

15

735.00

3

Harry Mennega

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

16

645.00

4

Brenda Dolbear

Lifeteams Landcruisers with Lindsey!

10

495.00

5

John Damoiseaux

PTL Riders

9

450.00

6

Lindsey Werden

Lifeteams Landcruisers with Lindsey!

12

355.00

7

Joel Vandervies

First church and friends

4

315.00

8

John Boot

First church and friends

1

300.00

9

Jenn Bennett

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

5

270.00

10

Ann Marie Lumley

Sarnia Bluewater Bravehearts

1

250.00

11

Matt Vander Vies

First church and friends

1

150.00

12

Cassandra Baetz

Sarnia Aimers

5

140.00

13

Laureen Elliott

Twin Lakes Trio

1

100.00

14

Nick Baetz

Sarnia Aimers

3

100.00

15

Pat Dwyer

Twin Lakes Trio

1

50.00

16

Betty Boot

First church and friends

1

25.00

17

Robert Elliott

Twin Lakes Trio

18

Harper Pitka

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

19

Austyn Pitka

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

20

Davina Pitka

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

21

Joshua Pitka

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

22

Carlie Pitka

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

23

Donna Zimmerman

Lifeteams Landcruisers with Lindsey!

24

Marilyn Gladu

The Pregnancy Options & Support Centre

#

Charity

Teams

Participants

Raised Here

1

The Pregnancy Options and Support Centre

4

22

4,155.00

2

Greater Vancouver Youth Unlimited

1

3

850.00

3

Africa Inland Mission (AIM)

1

3

440.00

4

Christian Horizons

1

1

350.00

Sarnia Maps

All routes are generously marked with bright RIDE signage, staffed by friendly volunteers, and include rest stops with snacks along the way.

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. The ride will take place in Canatara Park.


StartGoogle Map

1200 Lake Chipican Drive - Kiwanis Pavilion

Sarnia, ON

N7T 7N2


Times

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 on RIDE Day

  • 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.


Registration

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.

Fundraising Minimums + Registration Fees:

  • 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.


Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!


RIDE T-Shirts

RIDE T-shirts are available on event day (while supplies last) and are available in sizes Youth S to Adult 3XL.


Route Details

Biking: 10 km, 25km, 50km | Walking: 5km

  • Rest stops are available on all routes.
  • Route marshals, 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 walking 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 cash or cheques
  • You're 17 years and under, or
  • You didn’t sign up online before event day
  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • A helmet is mandatory for all riders
  • Extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your bike or walking shoes
  • Your own water bottle, filled with icy cold water
  • A passion for the charity you're riding or walking for
  • Warm layers with moisture-repelling clothing in case it's cold or windy. 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!

Contact Us


Sarnia

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

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