Waterloo Region

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Raised: $178,929.19|Goal: $350,000

Ride or walk with us at the Waterloo Region Ride for Refuge on September 30, 2017!

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Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!


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Koinonia Christian Fellowship

850 Sawmill Road

Bloomingdale, Ontario

N0B 1K0


Times

Here's the schedule for the RIDE:

  • 8am - Registration opens
  • 8:45am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9am - RIDE begins (all distances)
  • 9:30am - WALK begins
  • 10am - Registration closes
  • 10:30am - Lunch service begins
  • 2pm - Lunch service ends
  • 2:30pm - 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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Contact Us


Waterloo Region

Paula McLeod-Smith Event Director
Email: info@blueseaphilanthropy.org
Phone: 519.603.2250

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Sponsors

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

Frey Building Contractors
Supporting Sponsor
FaithLife Financial
Supporting Sponsor
WAYNE CHENG Sales Rep.
Meal Sponsor
Stephen Marles, Hollis Wealth
Rest Stop Sponsor
Systematix
Rest Stop Sponsor
Cabinet Effects
Rest Stop Sponsor
The Meeting House Kitchener
Rest Stop Sponsor
Leroy's Auto Care
Rest Stop Sponsor
ESM Farm Equipment
Distance Sponsor
Engineered Lifting Systems
Distance Sponsor
Martin's Small Engines
Distance Sponsor
Sweetlegs Cambridge w Tracey
Distance Sponsor
Toyota Motor Manufacturing
Distance Sponsor
Eby Manor Golden Guernsey
Distance Sponsor
Koinonia Christian Fellowship
Goods & Services
Nestle Waters Canada
Goods & Services
Velofix
Goods & Services
Vector
Goods & Services
Piller's Fine Foods
Goods & Services
Martin's Family Fruit Farm
Goods & Services
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Waterloo Region 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 Waterloo Region Scoreboard. And hey, you should register to ride or walk with us too!

1Spoke and Mirrors
Captain: Tracy Elop
$7,315.00 | 10 Members
2WMB Rocks the Ride
Captain: Michelle Knowles
$5,964.65 | 28 Members
3Cyclepaths
Captain: Elysia Tiegs
$5,877.00 | 18 Members
4Elevation Elite
Captain: Graham Watson
$5,802.00 | 34 Members
5The Peppermill Peddlers
Captain: Peter Wyngaarden
$4,679.00 | 11 Members
6Team Wellspring
Captain: Linda Milke
$4,275.00 | 4 Members
7Reception House Riders!
Captain: Marika Galadza
$4,222.00 | 18 Members
8Wayne's Wheelers
Captain: Wayne Hancock
$4,147.00 | 10 Members
9The Real MCCO
Captain: Ken Ogasawara
$3,690.00 | 8 Members
10Welcome Home Refugees KW
Captain: Sharon Schmidt
$3,686.00 | 12 Members
11Listen to Learn Cruisers
Captain: Brian Carney
$3,500.00 | 4 Members
12Persistent Peddlers
Captain: Debbie Engel
$3,425.00 | 8 Members
13WMB Rwanda Riders
Captain: Paul Atkinson
$3,410.00 | 9 Members
14West Side Wheelers and Walkers
Captain: Michelle Norton
$3,302.00 | 30 Members
15Bamberg Barnraisers
Captain: Holly Manning
$3,207.00 | 14 Members
16Ride 4 The Journey
Captain: Carissa Johnson
$3,178.00 | 32 Members
17The BOSS
Captain: Gordon Skopnik
$3,000.00 | 5 Members
18Carizon Cranks and Cassettes
Captain: Jennifer Berry
$2,885.00 | 9 Members
19Save the Best for Last!
Captain: Leanne Brown
$2,575.09 | 8 Members
20Erazo Express
Captain: Dan Murray
$2,515.00 | 6 Members
21Holy Cross Lutheran Riders
Captain: Anita Syens
$2,515.00 | 8 Members
22Phnominally Free
Captain: Deb Jones
$2,495.00 | 7 Members
23Saddle Bags
Captain: Kyla Arsenault
$2,450.00 | 4 Members
24The Carizon Cruisers
Captain: Angela McNeill
$2,412.00 | 6 Members
25FREEDOM RIDERS
Captain: Kathy Deane
$2,340.00 | 4 Members
26For Open Doors
Captain: Mika Takamaki
$2,220.00 | 5 Members
27The Young and the Rest of Us
Captain: Debbie Wagler
$2,214.00 | 15 Members
28Vámanos!
Captain: Sarah Marr
$2,201.00 | 8 Members
29Surrender & Forgiveness
Captain: Laurie & Some Biker Guy
$2,105.00 | 1 Members
30Compelled to Pedal
Captain: Deb Dearden
$2,085.00 | 1 Members
31Just Me & My Friends
Captain: Al Mills
$1,972.00 | 16 Members
32EPIC Riders
Captain: Ben Looby
$1,955.00 | 4 Members
33Creekside Wheels for Welcome Home
Captain: Rob Gast
$1,825.00 | 4 Members
34The Gathering Church Movers
Captain: Marty Robinson
$1,732.00 | 4 Members
35Heavy Pedals
Captain: Sarah Martin
$1,625.00 | 2 Members
36Life Change Adventures - Alumni
Captain: Steven Luk
$1,575.00 | 2 Members
37Global Riders
Captain: Dave Skene
$1,462.00 | 7 Members
38Glencairn Cyclepaths
Captain: Sandra Reimer
$1,412.00 | 16 Members
39The Good Ride Company
Captain: Som Tsoi
$1,410.00 | 7 Members
40Pedal 4 Tomorrow
Captain: Jeremy Horne
$1,349.00 | 6 Members
41The Vang Gang
Captain: Shoua Vang
$1,335.00 | 5 Members
42Kitchener Generous Space
Captain: Shane Bauman
$1,310.00 | 2 Members
43Freedom Riders
Captain: Carlie Foss
$1,305.00 | 4 Members
44Walking Warriors
Captain: Anthony Van Giessen
$1,285.00 | 4 Members
45The Accountabilibuddies
Captain: Mark Ciesluk
$1,247.00 | 3 Members
46The South Sudan Walkie Talkies
Captain: Sharon Skopnik
$1,204.00 | 7 Members
47The "Home" Team
Captain: Maria Geleynse
$1,200.00 | 4 Members
48Nanook
Captain: Taylor Arsenault
$1,200.00 | 2 Members
49Speed River Flyers
Captain: Lesley Barraballl
$1,185.00 | 8 Members
50Rockin' Riders
Captain: Domingo Perez Bernal
$1,115.00 | 6 Members
51Education For Girls Too!
Captain: Lorraine Stillaway
$1,085.00 | 5 Members
52Reclaiming Life and Hope
Captain: Shelley Campagnola
$1,075.00 | 3 Members
53Geared Up
Captain: Shannon Nicholson
$1,070.00 | 7 Members
54Bike Maniacs
Captain: Darlene Bartha
$1,050.00 | 3 Members
55Team McLovin
Captain: Craig McNiven
$965.00 | 5 Members
56Tour de Friends
Captain: Laura Lozinski
$888.00 | 8 Members
57Team Pantoja CMF
Captain: Jason Martin
$870.00 | 4 Members
58Biking Vikings
Captain: Lynn Schulze
$825.25 | 50 Members
59Blazing Saddles
Captain: Jennifer Toews
$825.00 | 3 Members
60Wheelie Cool Team
Captain: Amanda Miles
$790.00 | 10 Members
61Hilcrest Hill-Climbers
Captain: Austin Bender
$780.00 | 4 Members
62SJMC Youth Riders
Captain: Rachel Willms
$775.00 | 7 Members
63MMC CRUISERS
Captain: Michael Mazal
$750.00 | 6 Members
64BDO Bad Assets
Captain: John Collins
$730.00 | 6 Members
65Rodgers Family & Friends
Captain: Katherine Rodgers
$716.20 | 2 Members
66Country Hills Cyclists
Captain: Jeremy Shuart
$705.00 | 14 Members
67Team EMI (Waterloo)
Captain: Terence Ma
$680.00 | 4 Members
68Whyte Walkers
Captain: Harry Whyte
$665.00 | 2 Members
69Holy Tires!
Captain: Andre Wiederkehr
$665.00 | 3 Members
70Grebel Gearheads
Captain: Zack Strike
$657.00 | 8 Members
71Friends for Friendship-Canada
Captain: Bernard De Jonge
$652.00 | 3 Members
72Hawkesville Huffers
Captain: Thomas Fast-Sittler
$590.00 | 1 Members
73Hope Riders
Captain: Helen Gallinger
$575.00 | 2 Members
74Waterloo Friendship
Captain: Annette Dandyk
$560.00 | 1 Members
75Hot Sauce
Captain: Jen Lewis
$555.00 | 1 Members
76Team Schmidt
Captain: Lora Woolner Schmidt
$545.00 | 4 Members
77Team ratanak
Captain: Amy Wong
$525.00 | 2 Members
78Waterloo-Kitchener - Kim/Park
Captain: Pauline Weiland
$520.00 | 3 Members
79Wheeling Waysiders
Captain: David Petro
$500.00 | 6 Members
80ACMer's for Thicka
Captain: Paul Wideman
$500.00 | 1 Members
81Hope Riders
Captain: Jon Hill
$480.00 | 3 Members
82Gearheads of Grace
Captain: Gerald Ross
$435.00 | 1 Members
83JI Just in Time
Captain: Emily Gray
$430.00 | 6 Members
84LMC Peace Pedallers
Captain: Sharon Carter
$425.00 | 5 Members
85Water Cycle
Captain: Bruce Taylor
$410.00 | 5 Members
86Woodside Rides
Captain: Geoff Fearon
$405.00 | 6 Members
87Cabinet Effects
Captain: Cabinet Effects
$380.00 | 4 Members
88Safe Haven Steppers
Captain: Jacqui Terry
$375.00 | 4 Members
89Hot wheels
Captain: Lisa Lishman
$360.00 | 1 Members
90Marillac's Cycle of Friends
Captain: Kelly Walberg
$340.00 | 3 Members
91EMC Riders / Germany
Captain: Clare Snider
$300.00 | 6 Members
92Geraldine's friends / Friendship Ministries
Captain: Geraldine Hotchkiss
$300.00 | 1 Members
93Steel Wheels
Captain: Alicia Munnings
$300.00 | 2 Members
94The IT Tender Rollers
Captain: Mike Goerz
$275.00 | 3 Members
95COF-fee Riders
Captain: Debora Moslehi
$255.00 | 3 Members
96CBC Riders
Captain: Terry Ruegg
$250.00 | 1 Members
97Traffic Stoppers
Captain: Justin Armitage
$200.00 | 1 Members
98Derek Vollebregt's Team!
Captain: Derek Vollebregt
$170.00 | 4 Members
99TheSpecialK's
Captain: Dave Igel
$150.00 | 3 Members
100Global Garden
Captain: Rhea Daniels
$130.00 | 3 Members
101Connecting the Cultures
Captain: Wayne Warner
$100.00 | 1 Members
102KMB Kickers
Captain: John Harback.
$100.00 | 1 Members
103Pesky Penguins
Captain: Julie Newman
$100.00 | 3 Members
104Ken Upton's Team
Captain: Ken Upton
$100.00 | 1 Members
105Jack and the Road Rascals
Captain: Jack Ninaber
$100.00 | 2 Members
106#YouthConnect
Captain: Jess Kumordzie
$75.00 | 9 Members
107East Zorra-Philippines/Germany
Captain: Erma Repei
$50.00 | 4 Members
108Benton Team
Captain: Megan McCullough
$50.00 | 4 Members
109ZigZag
Captain: Francesca Zagarrio
$35.00 | 2 Members
110Tori Test Team
Captain: Tori Carney
$20.00 | 1 Members
111Anything you can imagine
Captain: Lyndsay Wright
$20.00 | 3 Members
112Woulda gotten away with it, if it weren't for those peddlin' kids
Captain: Tiffany Irwin
$0.00 | 1 Members
113Warriors for Refugees
Captain: keara flood
$0.00 | 1 Members
114WMB Serves the Ride
Captain: Michelle K
$0.00 | 1 Members
115Matangwe Movers
Captain: Chelsea Roy
$0.00 | 1 Members
116Sports Field of Dreams-International Needs
Captain: Donna Michalek
$0.00 | 1 Members
117Anton Heimpel
Captain: Anton Heimpel
$0.00 | 1 Members
118HOPE'S HEROES
Captain: Donna Johnson
$0.00 | 1 Members
119Lifewater Canada Rig Riders
Captain: Amanda Raimbault
$0.00 | 6 Members
120Koinonia
Captain: Oto Perez
$0.00 | 1 Members
121Gilead
Captain: Nicolas Carney
$0.00 | 0 Members
122Cycling Cyclones
Captain: Adrianna McQuillin
$0.00 | 5 Members
123Xwheels
Captain: Crystal Owusu-Amoah
$0.00 | 3 Members
124Stan Klassen
Captain: Stan Klassen
$0.00 | 1 Members
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