Raised:
$296,541
89%Goal:
$333,000

Vancouver

Hosted by Journey Home Community

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Address: Richmond Christian School, 5240 Woodwards Road, Richmond, BC, V7E 6H9 Map >Start time: 7:00 am Full Schedule >
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Photo Credit: Len Soet, Beken and Kyson Morgan

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Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!

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


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Richmond Christian School

5240 Woodwards Road

Richmond, BC

V7E 6H9


Times

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.


Registration

CHECK-IN:


  • 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.

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 small to adult 3XL.

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


MONEY & CHEQUES:


  • 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.

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 the bottom of the page to view or print route maps


  • 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 nick@journeyhomecommunity.ca

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Contact Us


Journey Home Community

Marvin Miller Event Director
Email: marvin@journeyhomecommunity.ca
Phone: 604-809-5684

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Sponsors

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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Teams

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

1Fairview Ratanak Riders
Captain: Cailin Dennehy
$18,883.00 | 18 Members
2Living Hope Fellowship
Captain: Drew Kowalenko
$10,356.00 | 46 Members
3Saddles for Soya
Captain: Lynn Van Cadsand
$10,015.00 | 10 Members
4Waste Not, Want Not
Captain: Mona Donovan
$9,725.00 | 6 Members
5Juanito's Riders
Captain: John Dyck
$9,280.00 | 21 Members
6Fellowship of the Ride
Captain: Zsuzsi Gartner
$8,701.00 | 11 Members
7Brake the Cycle
Captain: Suvi Teigen
$7,850.00 | 14 Members
8Southside Psychlers
Captain: Phoebe Wong
$7,506.41 | 26 Members
9The Wild Riders
Captain: Kallen Fong Leung
$7,472.59 | 5 Members
10Kids for Kinbrace
Captain: Loren Balisky
$7,255.00 | 19 Members
11Inner Hope (Reality)
Captain: Mark Ang
$6,965.00 | 17 Members
12Journey Home Pedal Pushers
Captain: Miriam Soet
$6,909.00 | 10 Members
13Journey Home Bright Colors
Captain: Laura Brook Mansfield
$6,565.00 | 13 Members
14Spokes For Folks
Captain: Tony Hajdu
$6,171.00 | 15 Members
15Friends of JH Ride for Refugees
Captain: Lesley Chung
$5,896.00 | 6 Members
16New Hope Faithful
Captain: Darren Gatley
$5,821.10 | 11 Members
17Inner Hope 50K team
Captain: Barbara Schmidt
$5,587.00 | 12 Members
18Hope City for Journey Home
Captain: Christina Lam
$5,400.00 | 20 Members
19Team EMI (Vancouver)
Captain: Herman Wong
$5,300.00 | 11 Members
20Journey Homeward Bound
Captain: James Grunau
$5,205.00 | 8 Members
21Team Michael
Captain: Gillian Hilton
$5,126.00 | 5 Members
22St. John's Riders for Ratanak
Captain: Ray Dujardin
$4,970.00 | 6 Members
23Road Rash
Captain: Dan Schmidt
$4,835.00 | 13 Members
24tour de kinbrace
Captain: Andrew & Jude Kuipers
$4,670.00 | 8 Members
25Reined Elixers 4 Journey Home Community
Captain: Seyon Kim
$4,570.00 | 5 Members
26Riding for Refugees
Captain: Erin Thrift
$4,495.00 | 25 Members
27Team Tall bike
Captain: Alyssa Papworth
$4,458.87 | 17 Members
28Himalayan Life Vancouver Team
Captain: Marlene Perrett
$4,387.00 | 4 Members
29Team PWRDF Vancouver
Captain: Peter Goodwin
$4,260.00 | 9 Members
30Kinbrace Cavalcade
Captain: Anika Barlow
$4,022.00 | 12 Members
31Himalayan Life
Captain: Heather Pasman
$3,822.00 | 7 Members
32Hope City for Ratanak
Captain: Byron Tie
$3,492.00 | 11 Members
33Richmond Cares
Captain: Brenda Goossen
$3,425.00 | 6 Members
34Food Stash Team
Captain: David Schein
$3,364.77 | 9 Members
35Still Stepping
Captain: Sandra Kar
$3,225.00 | 11 Members
36The Fantastic Findlays
Captain: Katie Findlay
$3,200.00 | 8 Members
37Inner Hope Young Adults
Captain: Hope Hart
$2,990.00 | 5 Members
38Tenth Church
Captain: Ken Pierce
$2,875.00 | 6 Members
39The *Boss* Brigade
Captain: Diana Squires
$2,695.00 | 8 Members
40Team RES
Captain: Grand Yeh
$2,470.00 | 18 Members
41Easy Riders for Journey Home
Captain: Jonathan Baylis
$2,305.00 | 5 Members
42Riders for Kinbrace
Captain: Raymond Fung
$2,272.00 | 8 Members
43Peddlers For Kinbrace
Captain: Raphael Lee
$2,210.00 | 9 Members
44Higher Love - Team Scooter
Captain: Nick Chapman Jones
$2,085.00 | 5 Members
45North Shore Riders
Captain: Chris Kibble
$2,015.00 | 4 Members
46Team Wiens y amigos
Captain: Bert Wiens
$1,992.00 | 6 Members
47Kickin' it for Kinbrace
Captain: Valerie Reynolds
$1,917.00 | 6 Members
48Journey Home Rockets
Captain: Brad Kinnie
$1,885.00 | 5 Members
49NACC Rollers and Strollers
Captain: Andy Braacx
$1,815.00 | 8 Members
50Respect4women
Captain: Carla Wiebe
$1,660.00 | 9 Members
51Vancouver Generous Space
Captain: Beth Carlson-Malena
$1,650.00 | 5 Members
52New Hope Staff Hopesters
Captain: Jamey McDonald
$1,580.00 | 3 Members
53VEV cycling team
Captain: Roland Hinmueller
$1,570.00 | 7 Members
54Kinbrace Walking Team
Captain: Adriana Zepeda Miranda
$1,570.00 | 6 Members
55Alexander Technique for Foodstash
Captain: Camille Cordroch
$1,550.00 | 6 Members
56Pharus Youth Team
Captain: Ynno Bautista
$1,545.00 | 11 Members
57Inner Hope Youth Riders (Boundless)
Captain: Katherine Savage
$1,490.00 | 3 Members
58SASSRats
Captain: Matthew Walton-Knight
$1,486.35 | 6 Members
59Bear Creek Hikers
Captain: Ron Hammell
$1,400.00 | 3 Members
60Inner Hope - The Inner Winners
Captain: Kenneth Kuo
$1,285.00 | 4 Members
61Kinbrace Community Riders
Captain: Fiona Lee
$1,220.00 | 8 Members
62More Than Conquerors
Captain: Silvia Naidu
$1,160.00 | 3 Members
63Inner Hope 50kms ride
Captain: Jeff Block
$1,135.00 | 7 Members
64Pedal with Purpose
Captain: Mary-Lee Bouma
$1,105.00 | 2 Members
65Smooth Snalin'
Captain: Martha Koehn
$1,105.00 | 5 Members
66Medical Ministry International Vancouver
Captain: Rachel Horng
$1,043.00 | 3 Members
67Vancouverites for EGRC
Captain: Veronica Stanford
$1,015.00 | 4 Members
68Edelmann & Co & friends
Captain: Peter Edelmann
$1,005.00 | 10 Members
69Vancouver Rides for Mercy Ships
Captain: Deborah Harden
$920.00 | 7 Members
70First Church Riders for Ratanak
Captain: Louisa Roorda
$870.00 | 18 Members
71Krazy Krenzlers
Captain: Michelle Krenzler
$850.00 | 2 Members
72Team awesome
Captain: Timothy Chu
$830.00 | 5 Members
73Cariboo Riders
Captain: Lillian Wong
$820.00 | 3 Members
74Audacious Hope
Captain: Christen McCallum
$780.00 | 6 Members
75The Bike Shorts
Captain: Adam Tarnowsky
$755.00 | 2 Members
76Unit 36!
Captain: David A. Jones
$745.00 | 1 Members
77TeamTran
Captain: Simone Tran
$650.00 | 3 Members
78Journey Homers
Captain: Elena Francescini
$625.00 | 3 Members
79GVC Riders for JHC
Captain: Euna Lee
$603.00 | 4 Members
80Faith Vancouver
Captain: Jorge Canedo Estrada
$592.00 | 4 Members
81Team Shalom
Captain: Elaine Haakstad
$560.00 | 1 Members
82Vancity Voyagers
Captain: Jack Wedge
$475.00 | 3 Members
83Fresco & Friends
Captain: Jamie Owen
$470.00 | 3 Members
84Rackets and Runners - RIDE FOR REFUGE
Captain: Vanessa Wiebel
$460.00 | 1 Members
85STAPLES BROTHERS
Captain: Blair Staples
$400.00 | 2 Members
86BFL!
Captain: Burnaby Family Life
$335.00 | 3 Members
87Surrey ER Infant Rescue Riders
Captain: Ellison Chung
$325.00 | 1 Members
88Inner Hope Housing
Captain: Cherise Gudlaugson
$315.00 | 2 Members
89bikers are awesome
Captain: artem khamzin
$310.00 | 2 Members
90BeautifulShalom
Captain: Derek Chu
$300.00 | 1 Members
91Powell River Crew
Captain: Konrad Balzer
$275.00 | 2 Members
92East Van Tenth Burnaby MC
Captain: Brent Hoshizaki
$210.00 | 1 Members
93GSO Vancouver
Captain: Dolly Wang
$185.00 | 3 Members
94The CycloBuddies
Captain: Sarah Nobary
$160.00 | 3 Members
95Ludlow for Open Doors Canada
Captain: Cynthia Ludlow
$155.00 | 4 Members
96Wings of Courage Vancouver
Captain: Lena Gilbert
$140.00 | 6 Members
97NHS Rollers
Captain: Jonquil Hallgate
$5.00 | 1 Members
98Willingdon Church
Captain: Brad Bates
$0.00 | 1 Members
99Whale Riders
Captain: Ian James Hall
$0.00 | 1 Members
100Canadian Red Cross First Contact Program
Captain: Mandana Salimian
$0.00 | 1 Members
101Cariboo Riders
Captain: Lillian Wong
$0.00 | 0 Members
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