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Toronto East

raised: $1,060.00 | goal: $80,000
8 charities | 9 teams | 23 participants

Join us for RIDE for Refuge on Oct 3, 2015 for a family-friendly cycling fundraiser benefitting the displaced, vulnerable and exploited. Click the tabs below for more information about this year's event.

RIDE Day Details

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CHECK-IN: All riders, walkers, and volunteers must check-in and sign a waiver form

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 FEE A registration fee of $25 may apply

Participants aged 13 or older who have not successfully raised their minimum fundraising level ($75 for 13-17 year olds and $150 for aged 18 and up), will be asked to pay a registration fee of $25.

MONEY & CHEQUES: Post all of your cash and cheque donations online

Log in to your personal fundraising page and post all cash and cheque donations online. Bring all cash/cheques to registration check in. Print off the 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 Pledge Sheet to ensure proper receipting and partner allocation. Find these on our "Tools" page.

  • Please ensure all cheques are signed, made payable to Ride for Refuge, and current dated.


Those who raise their minimum fundraising amount are eligible for our gorgeous 10oz cotton 2015 long sleeve RIDE t-shirt (which is - of course - fully accredited by the Fair Labour Association). You're going to love them. RIDE T-shirts are available while supplies last - riders of all ages must raise their minimum to earn a t-shirt (kids aged 12 and under must raise $75).

Route Details

Route Options Include

  • 10 km (6 mile) RIDE
  • 25 km (15 mile) RIDE
  • 50 km (30 mile) RIDE
  • 5 km (3 mile) WALK

For those doing the 50km, you'll be looping the 25km twice.

Rest stops will be available on all distances.

This year for the first time the RIDE is limiting cyclists to 10, 25 or 50km (6, 15 or 30 mile), or 5km walk distances only.

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

What to Bring

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 icy cold 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

October 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 Info

Toronto East

Danny Wong Event Director
Phone: 647.667.0836

Map5km5km WALK
View Toronto East Scoreboard >
Captain: Gerry Normand
Raised: $300.00 | Members: 3
2. Living Daylights
Captain: Michelle de Koning
Raised: $280.00 | Members: 3
3. Christie Outreach
Captain: Noelia Delgado
Raised: $250.00 | Members: 3
4. Central District Dream Team
Captain: Jeff Jefford
Raised: $180.00 | Members: 7
5. RJ Riders
Captain: Adrian (Ed) Vandenberg
Raised: $50.00 | Members: 1
6. Homeless Connect Toronto Riders
Captain: Melody Li
Raised: $0.00 | Members: 1
7. Etobicoke Toronto
Captain: Felicia Fischhoff
Raised: $0.00 | Members: 1
8. Team EMI Toronto
Captain: Eleanor Siow
Raised: $0.00 | Members: 1
9. TORONTO central Region Hope Workdwide
Captain: Dr Phil Osagie
Raised: $0.00 | Members: 1
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