Hosted by Journey Home Community

September 30, 2017 | More Details >


Raised: $16,925.00|Goal: $333,000

Ride with us on September 30, 2017 in the Vancouver Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by Journey Home Community.

RIDE Day Details

RIDE Day Details

Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!

Start/FinishGoogle Map

Richmond Christian School

5240 Woodwards Road

Richmond, BC

V7E 6H9


Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 7:00 am - Registration opens
  • 8:00 am - 50 km riders
  • 9:00 am - 25 km riders
  • 9:30 am - 10 km riders
  • 10:00 am - 5 km walkers
  • 10:30 am Registration close
  • 10:30 am - Yummy food begins
  • 12:00 pm - 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 for food sensitivities/allergies. If you have a dietary restriction, bring along some extra food/snacks.



  • All riders, walkers, and volunteers must:
  • check-in
  • sign a waiver form
  • 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.


  • 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 small to adult 3XL.

For those who choose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the cost is $25 before September 15th or $40 after September 15.


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

  • Bring all cash/cheques to registration check-in.

  • 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 mailing addresses are needed to issue charitable tax receipts.

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


  • Visit our FAQ section!

Route Details

Route Options Include

  • 10 km RIDE
  • 25 km RIDE
  • 50 km RIDE
  • 5 km WALK

  • Rest stops will be available on all distances.

  • 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 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

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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About Journey Home Community

Journey Home Community exists to serve newly arriving refugee claimant families in the Metro Vancouver area. Money raised from the RIDE will be allocated to providing housing, resettlement assistance and relational support for refugee families seeking asylum in our city. They have come from places of persecution and trauma but are intent on making a new home in a safe place, utilizing their multiple skills and abilities to make Canada an even better place!

Join us in making the difference for these courageous families. RIDE or WALK with us on Sept 30th!

For more information contact Nick Jones at 604-715-1013 or email

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Contact Us

Journey Home Community

Marvin Miller Event Director
Phone: 604-809-5684

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Vancouver is super grateful for our fantastic 2017 sponsors - thanks so much! View All >

Martin Kastelein Notary Public
Rest Stop Sponsor
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Vancouver Maps

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

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5km walk

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Check out even more on the Vancouver Scoreboard. And hey, you should register to ride or walk with us too!

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Captain: Mona Donovan
$5,800.00 | 5 Members
2Fairview Ratanak Riders
Captain: Cailin Dennehy
$1,795.00 | 7 Members
3Team North Shore HLC
Captain: Heather Pasman
$1,000.00 | 1 Members
4Juanito's Riders
Captain: John Dyck
$950.00 | 4 Members
5Tenth Church
Captain: Ken Pierce
$850.00 | 2 Members
6Team Wiens y amigos
Captain: Bert Wiens
$515.00 | 1 Members
7Team RES
Captain: Grand Yeh
$450.00 | 3 Members
8Southside Psychlers
Captain: Phoebe Wong
$350.00 | 8 Members
9Hope City for Ratanak
Captain: Byron Tie
$320.00 | 3 Members
10Road Rash
Captain: Dan Schmidt
$290.00 | 5 Members
11Spokes For Folks
Captain: Tony Hajdu
$285.00 | 8 Members
12Bear Creek Hikers
Captain: Ron Hammell
$250.00 | 1 Members
13Team Michael
Captain: Gillian Hilton
$250.00 | 2 Members
14Still Stepping
Captain: Sandra Kar
$200.00 | 3 Members
15More Than Conquerors
Captain: Silvia Naidu
$200.00 | 2 Members
16Hope City for Journey Home
Captain: Christina Lam
$200.00 | 3 Members
17Easy Riders for Journey Home
Captain: Jonathan Baylis
$155.00 | 2 Members
18North Shore Riders
Captain: Chris Kibble
$150.00 | 1 Members
19Journey Homeward Bound
Captain: James Grunau
$150.00 | 2 Members
20GSO Vancouver
Captain: Dolly Wang
$130.00 | 3 Members
21Inner Hope Young Adults
Captain: Hope Hart
$130.00 | 1 Members
22VEV cycling team
Captain: Roland Hinmueller
$125.00 | 5 Members
23VCEFC Ride for Refugees
Captain: Lesley Chung
$100.00 | 1 Members
24Audacious Hope
Captain: Christen McCallum
$85.00 | 1 Members
25Ludlow for Open Doors Canada
Captain: Cynthia Ludlow
$70.00 | 4 Members
26Team PWRDF Vancouver
Captain: Peter Goodwin
$50.00 | 1 Members
27Team EMI (Vancouver)
Captain: Herman Wong
$50.00 | 2 Members
28Fresco & Friends
Captain: Jamie Owen
$50.00 | 2 Members
29Surrey ER Infant Rescue Riders
Captain: Ellison Chung
$50.00 | 1 Members
Captain: Matthew Walton-Knight
$50.00 | 6 Members
31Kinbrace Crew
Captain: Anika Barlow
$30.00 | 6 Members
32Vancouver Rides for Mercy Ships
Captain: Deborah Harden
$20.00 | 1 Members
33Inner Hope (Reality)
Captain: Mark Ang
$20.00 | 3 Members
34NHS Rollers
Captain: Jonquil Hallgate
$5.00 | 1 Members
35Smooth Snalin'
Captain: Martha Koehn
$0.00 | 1 Members
36Journey Homers
Captain: Elena Francescini
$0.00 | 1 Members
37Young Vancouverites for EGRC
Captain: Veronica Stanford
$0.00 | 1 Members
38Whale Riders
Captain: Ian James Hall
$0.00 | 1 Members
39Saddles for Soya
Captain: Lynn Van Cadsand
$0.00 | 1 Members
40Team Tall bike
Captain: Alyssa Papworth
$0.00 | 2 Members
41The Bridge Hopesters
Captain: Craig Thiessen
$0.00 | 1 Members
42Riders for Kinbrace
Captain: Raymond Fung
$0.00 | 2 Members
43Faith Vancouver
Captain: Jorge Canedo Estrada
$0.00 | 1 Members
44The Inner Winners
Captain: Kenneth Kuo
$0.00 | 2 Members
45Pedal with Purpose
Captain: Mary-Lee Bouma
$0.00 | 1 Members
46Inner Hope Housing
Captain: Cherise Gudlaugson
$0.00 | 1 Members
47Journey Home Bright Colors
Captain: Laura Brook Mansfield
$0.00 | 1 Members
48Kinbrace Community Riders
Captain: Fiona Lee
$0.00 | 1 Members
49The Wild Riders
Captain: Kallen Fong Leung
$0.00 | 1 Members
50St. John's Riders for Ratanak
Captain: Ray Dujardin
$0.00 | 2 Members
51NACC Rollers and Strollers
Captain: John Schaap
$0.00 | 3 Members
52Food Stash Team
Captain: David Schein
$0.00 | 1 Members
Captain: Derek Chu
$0.00 | 1 Members
54Higher Love
Captain: Nick Chapman Jones
$0.00 | 1 Members
55Kickin' it for Kinbrace
Captain: Valerie Reynolds
$0.00 | 1 Members
56Inner Hope Youth Riders (Boundless)
Captain: Katherine Savage
$0.00 | 1 Members
57Inner Hope Ladie's team
Captain: Barbara Schmidt
$0.00 | 1 Members
58New Hope Staff Hopesters
Captain: Jamey McDonald
$0.00 | 1 Members
59Unit 36!
Captain: David A. Jones
$0.00 | 1 Members
60Kids for Kinbrace
Captain: Loren Balisky
$0.00 | 2 Members
Captain: Carla Wiebe
$0.00 | 1 Members
Captain: Burnaby Family Life
$0.00 | 1 Members
63First Church riders for Ratanak
Captain: Louisa Kunzmann
$0.00 | 2 Members
64Pharus Youth Team
Captain: Ynno Bautista
$0.00 | 1 Members
65Team awesome
Captain: Thiago Sousa
$0.00 | 3 Members
66Vancouver Generous Space
Captain: Beth Carlson-Malena
$0.00 | 1 Members
67Richmond Cares
Captain: Brenda Goossen
$0.00 | 2 Members
68Journey Home Rockets
Captain: Brad Kinnie
$0.00 | 1 Members
69The *Boss* Brigade
Captain: Diana Squires
$0.00 | 3 Members
70tour de kinbrace
Captain: Andrew Kuipers
$0.00 | 1 Members
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