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Waterloo Region

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Address: Koinonia Christian Fellowship, 850 Sawmill Road, Bloomingdale, Ontario, N0B 1K0, , NOTICE - if coming from... Map >Start time: 8:00 am Full Schedule >
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Photo Credit: Liam Good (liamgoodvisuals.com)

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Gear up - RIDE Day is September 30, 2017!

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


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Koinonia Christian Fellowship

850 Sawmill Road

Bloomingdale, Ontario

N0B 1K0


NOTICE - if coming from Waterloo / Elmira etc please note that the bridge on Sawmill Road coming south through Conestoga is closed.


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 >

FaithLife Financial
Supporting Sponsor
Frey Building Contractors
Supporting Sponsor
WAYNE CHENG Sales Rep.
Meal Sponsor
Cabinet Effects
Rest Stop Sponsor
Leroy's Auto Care
Rest Stop Sponsor
Systematix
Rest Stop Sponsor
Stephen Marles, Hollis Wealth
Rest Stop Sponsor
The Meeting House Kitchener
Rest Stop Sponsor
Eby Manor Golden Guernsey
Distance Sponsor
Toyota Motor Manufacturing
Distance Sponsor
ESM Farm Equipment
Distance Sponsor
Martin's Small Engines
Distance Sponsor
Sweetlegs Cambridge w Tracey
Distance Sponsor
Engineered Lifting Systems
Distance Sponsor
Velofix
Goods & Services
Nestle Waters Canada
Goods & Services
Koinonia Christian Fellowship
Goods & Services
Piller's Fine Foods
Goods & Services
Vector
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.

5kmView + print!

5km walk route

10kmView + print!
25kmView + print!
50kmView + print!
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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!

1Elevation Elite
Captain: Graham Watson
$27,247.01 | 51 Members
2WMB Rocks the Ride
Captain: Michelle Knowles
$27,078.45 | 36 Members
3Spoke and Mirrors
Captain: Tracy Elop
$12,735.00 | 14 Members
4Cyclepaths
Captain: Elysia Tiegs
$12,601.15 | 31 Members
5Ride 4 The Journey
Captain: Carissa Johnson
$9,890.00 | 42 Members
6Reception House Riders!
Captain: Marika Galadza
$8,098.00 | 23 Members
7WMB Rwanda Riders
Captain: Paul Atkinson
$7,620.00 | 11 Members
8The BOSS
Captain: Gordon Skopnik
$7,530.00 | 9 Members
9Wayne's Wheelers
Captain: Wayne Hancock
$7,279.42 | 10 Members
10The Peppermill Peddlers
Captain: Peter Wyngaarden
$6,618.00 | 12 Members
11Pedal 4 Tomorrow
Captain: Jeremy Horne
$6,564.00 | 12 Members
12West Side Wheelers and Walkers
Captain: Michelle Norton
$6,437.50 | 34 Members
13Listen to Learn Cruisers
Captain: Brian Carney
$6,100.00 | 5 Members
14The Real MCCO
Captain: Ken Ogasawara
$5,825.00 | 11 Members
15Welcome Home Refugees KW
Captain: Sharon Schmidt
$5,776.85 | 14 Members
16Vámanos!
Captain: Sarah Marr
$5,772.00 | 9 Members
17Bamberg Barnraisers
Captain: Holly Manning
$5,250.00 | 17 Members
18Team Wellspring
Captain: Linda Milke
$5,200.00 | 5 Members
19Just Me & My Friends
Captain: Al Mills
$5,149.25 | 26 Members
20Phnominally Free
Captain: Deb Jones
$4,983.87 | 9 Members
21The South Sudan Walkie Talkies
Captain: Sharon Skopnik
$4,913.44 | 9 Members
22The Young and the Rest of Us
Captain: Debbie Wagler
$4,771.00 | 18 Members
23Global Riders
Captain: Dave Skene
$4,429.00 | 22 Members
24Persistent Peddlers
Captain: Debbie Engel
$4,195.00 | 8 Members
25Holy Cross Lutheran Riders
Captain: Anita Syens
$4,170.00 | 10 Members
26EPIC Riders
Captain: Ben Looby
$4,056.00 | 4 Members
27Country Hills Cyclists
Captain: Jeremy Shuart
$4,025.00 | 22 Members
28Carizon Cranks and Cassettes
Captain: Jennifer Berry
$3,980.00 | 10 Members
29Biking Vikings
Captain: Lynn Schulze
$3,818.70 | 56 Members
30Erazo Express
Captain: Dan Murray
$3,545.00 | 6 Members
31Creekside Wheels for Welcome Home
Captain: Rob Gast
$3,545.00 | 8 Members
32FREEDOM RIDERS
Captain: Kathy Deane
$3,540.87 | 4 Members
33Save the Best for Last!
Captain: Leanne Brown
$3,500.09 | 8 Members
34The Carizon Cruisers
Captain: Angela McNeill
$3,492.00 | 6 Members
35Saddle Bags
Captain: Kyla Arsenault
$3,280.00 | 4 Members
36Wheeling Waysiders
Captain: David Petro
$3,230.00 | 7 Members
37Surrender & Forgiveness
Captain: Laurie & Some Biker Guy
$3,135.00 | 2 Members
38The Good Ride Company
Captain: Som Tsoi
$3,115.00 | 9 Members
39Glencairn Cyclepaths
Captain: Sandra Reimer
$3,042.00 | 18 Members
40Woodside Rides
Captain: Geoff Fearon
$3,000.00 | 9 Members
41For Open Doors
Captain: Mika Takamaki
$2,990.00 | 5 Members
42Whyte Walkers
Captain: Harry Whyte
$2,715.00 | 3 Members
43Freedom Riders
Captain: Carlie Foss
$2,620.00 | 8 Members
44The Gathering Church Movers
Captain: Marty Robinson
$2,542.00 | 5 Members
45Reclaiming Life and Hope
Captain: Shelley Campagnola
$2,415.00 | 6 Members
46The Vang Gang
Captain: Shoua Vang
$2,335.00 | 5 Members
47Team Pantoja CMF
Captain: Jason Martin
$2,330.00 | 4 Members
48Compelled to Pedal
Captain: Deb Dearden
$2,305.00 | 3 Members
49Wheelie Cool Team
Captain: Amanda Miles
$2,279.00 | 12 Members
50Tour de Friends
Captain: Laura Lozinski
$2,151.00 | 9 Members
51Kitchener Generous Space
Captain: Shane Bauman
$2,130.00 | 3 Members
52Friends for Friendship-Canada
Captain: Bernard De Jonge
$2,117.00 | 5 Members
53Team McLovin
Captain: Craig McNiven
$2,095.00 | 7 Members
54The Accountabilibuddies
Captain: Mark Ciesluk
$1,985.00 | 3 Members
55Heavy Pedals
Captain: Sarah Martin
$1,925.00 | 2 Members
56Grebel Gearheads
Captain: Zack Strike
$1,857.00 | 9 Members
57Rockin' Riders
Captain: Domingo Perez Bernal
$1,820.00 | 6 Members
58Life Change Adventures - Alumni
Captain: Steven Luk
$1,780.00 | 2 Members
59Walking Warriors
Captain: Anthony Van Giessen
$1,760.00 | 4 Members
60Water Cycle
Captain: Bruce Taylor
$1,735.00 | 8 Members
61EMC Riders / Germany
Captain: Clare Snider
$1,725.00 | 6 Members
62The "Home" Team
Captain: Maria Geleynse
$1,675.00 | 5 Members
63MMC CRUISERS
Captain: Michael Mazal
$1,650.00 | 9 Members
64Hilcrest Hill-Climbers
Captain: Austin Bender
$1,645.00 | 5 Members
65Speed River Flyers
Captain: Lesley Barraballl
$1,611.00 | 8 Members
66Team EMI (Waterloo)
Captain: Terence Ma
$1,610.00 | 4 Members
67TheSpecialK's
Captain: Dave Igel
$1,560.00 | 9 Members
68Education For Girls Too!
Captain: Lorraine Stillaway
$1,485.00 | 5 Members
69LMC Peace Pedallers
Captain: Sharon Carter
$1,465.00 | 5 Members
70East Zorra-Philippines/Germany
Captain: Erma Repei
$1,435.00 | 4 Members
71JI Just in Time
Captain: Emily Gray
$1,424.70 | 6 Members
72Geraldine's friends / Friendship Ministries
Captain: Geraldine Hotchkiss
$1,420.00 | 2 Members
73Nanook
Captain: Taylor Arsenault
$1,400.00 | 2 Members
74Blazing Saddles
Captain: Jennifer Toews
$1,345.00 | 3 Members
75Safe Haven Steppers
Captain: Jacqui Terry
$1,325.00 | 4 Members
76COF-fee Riders
Captain: Debora Moslehi
$1,305.00 | 4 Members
77Cycling Cyclones
Captain: Adrianna McQuillin
$1,290.00 | 7 Members
78Rodgers Family & Friends
Captain: Katherine Rodgers
$1,278.34 | 2 Members
79SJMC Youth Riders
Captain: Rachel Willms
$1,200.00 | 10 Members
80#YouthConnect
Captain: Jess Kumordzie
$1,185.00 | 17 Members
81Mar-Co Rise & Ride
Captain: Taylor Martin
$1,180.00 | 3 Members
82Marillac's Cycle of Friends
Captain: Kelly Walberg
$1,175.00 | 4 Members
83Holy Tires!
Captain: Andre Wiederkehr
$1,140.00 | 3 Members
84BDO Bad Assets
Captain: John Collins
$1,115.00 | 8 Members
85Bike Maniacs
Captain: Darlene Bartha
$1,100.00 | 3 Members
86Gearheads of Grace
Captain: Gerald Ross
$1,090.00 | 4 Members
87The IT Tender Rollers
Captain: Mike Goerz
$1,040.00 | 4 Members
88ZigZag
Captain: Francesca Zagarrio
$1,025.00 | 3 Members
89Hope Riders
Captain: Jon Hill
$1,000.00 | 5 Members
90ACMer's for Thicka
Captain: Paul Wideman
$955.00 | 4 Members
91Cabinet Effects
Captain: Cabinet Effects
$955.00 | 4 Members
92CBC Riders
Captain: Terry Ruegg
$950.00 | 1 Members
93Waterloo-Kitchener - Kim/Park
Captain: Pauline Weiland
$945.00 | 3 Members
94Team ratanak
Captain: Amy Wong
$915.00 | 3 Members
95Hawkesville Huffers
Captain: Thomas Fast-Sittler
$850.00 | 1 Members
96Ken Upton's Team
Captain: Ken Upton
$850.00 | 1 Members
97Waterloo Friendship
Captain: Annette Dandyk
$830.00 | 1 Members
98Benton Team
Captain: Megan McCullough
$825.00 | 5 Members
99Hope Riders
Captain: Helen Gallinger
$820.00 | 2 Members
100HOPE'S HEROES
Captain: Donna Johnson
$775.00 | 5 Members
101Global Garden
Captain: Rhea Daniels
$730.00 | 7 Members
102Traffic Stoppers
Captain: Justin Armitage
$687.00 | 1 Members
103Lifewater Canada Rig Riders
Captain: Amanda Raimbault
$675.00 | 6 Members
104Connecting the Cultures
Captain: Wayne Warner
$650.00 | 1 Members
105Hot wheels
Captain: Lisa Lishman
$635.00 | 2 Members
106Team Schmidt
Captain: Lora Woolner Schmidt
$620.00 | 5 Members
107Hot Sauce
Captain: Jen Lewis
$605.00 | 1 Members
108KMB Kickers
Captain: John Harback.
$565.00 | 4 Members
109Anything you can imagine
Captain: Lyndsay Wright
$525.00 | 5 Members
110Xwheels
Captain: Crystal Owusu-Amoah
$520.00 | 5 Members
111Woulda gotten away with it, if it weren't for those peddlin' kids
Captain: Tiffany Irwin
$500.00 | 3 Members
112Wheelin Wannerites
Captain: Gretta Unger-Peters
$480.00 | 2 Members
113Daisy Chain
Captain: Kevin Herbert
$475.00 | 1 Members
114Steel Wheels
Captain: Alicia Munnings
$455.00 | 3 Members
115Sports Field of Dreams-International Needs
Captain: Donna Michalek
$450.00 | 1 Members
116Derek Vollebregt's Team!
Captain: Derek Vollebregt
$320.00 | 5 Members
117Pesky Penguins
Captain: Julie Newman
$300.00 | 4 Members
118Tori Test Team
Captain: Tori Carney
$275.00 | 1 Members
119Jack and the Road Rascals
Captain: Jack Ninaber
$250.00 | 2 Members
120My Welcome Home
Captain: Katy Biersteker
$230.00 | 1 Members
121Anton Heimpel
Captain: Anton Heimpel
$175.00 | 1 Members
122Flanclan
Captain: Kathryn Flanigan
$150.00 | 2 Members
123Warriors for Refugees
Captain: keara flood
$0.00 | 1 Members
124WMB Serves the Ride
Captain: Michelle K
$0.00 | 1 Members
125Matangwe Movers
Captain: Chelsea Roy
$0.00 | 1 Members
126Stan Klassen
Captain: Stan Klassen
$0.00 | 0 Members
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