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Winnipeg

Hosted by Rising Above & Ishaawin Ministries

Raised: $3,625.00|Goal: $145,000

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Ride with us on October 1, 2016 in the Winnipeg Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by Rising Above Abuse Counselling Agency in support of charities benefitting the displaced, vulnerable and exploited.

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Winnipeg is super grateful for our fantastic 2016 sponsors - thanks so much! View All >

Qualico
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Woodcock Cycle Works
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TEAM Preferred Choice Realty
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1JOY Riders
Captain: Kevin Klippenstein
$1,000.00 | 1 Members
2Pineridge Riders
Captain: Connie Bredin
$600.00 | 4 Members
3Janzen's Riders
Captain: Nick Janzen
$400.00 | 3 Members
4Doerksens for Dignity House
Captain: Mischa Doerksen
$225.00 | 3 Members
5Walk or Ride With JOY
Captain: Joy Smith
$200.00 | 4 Members
6Team House Blend
Captain: Rachel Twigg Boyce
$150.00 | 3 Members
7Winnipeg Wolfpack
Captain: Adrienne Dudek
$120.00 | 8 Members
8Union Gospel Mission
Captain: Jeff Gilfillan
$100.00 | 2 Members
9NJoy the Ride
Captain: Natasha Smith
$100.00 | 3 Members
10Forever Families Hard-Core (50km)
Captain: Wendi Park
$100.00 | 2 Members
11Team Main Street Project Inc
Captain: Carla Chornoby
$50.00 | 5 Members
12Safe Families - Winnipeg
Captain: Sandee Harder
$50.00 | 1 Members
13Pedalling for Pathway
Captain: Elizabeth Greer
$20.00 | 1 Members
14Forever Families Voyagers (10km)
Captain: Ruth Bergen
$10.00 | 3 Members
15The Blenders
Captain: Charlotte Lazaruk
$0.00 | 1 Members
16Missions One
Captain: Maria Churchill
$0.00 | 3 Members
17CambodianFreedomRiders
Captain: Brent Pudsey
$0.00 | 1 Members
18Rising Above Riders
Captain: Terry Martin
$0.00 | 6 Members
19DragonRiders
Captain: Kristi Degenhardt
$0.00 | 2 Members
20Hope 4 HouseBlend
Captain: Vic Bartel
$0.00 | 1 Members
21HCM Pedal Power
Captain: Shellie Power
$0.00 | 4 Members
22Spokes of Hope
Captain: Bonita Vanderveen
$0.00 | 1 Members
23Team Winnipeg HOPE worldwide of Canada
Captain: Krista Wiebe
$0.00 | 3 Members
24The Rockin' Riders
Captain: Jenny Pichette
$0.00 | 1 Members
25Team Alt
Captain: Laurie Barkman
$0.00 | 4 Members
26The Gen Risers!
Captain: Mike Duerksen
$0.00 | 1 Members
27Momentum for IJM
Captain: Hannah Cavey
$0.00 | 2 Members
28Forever Families Go-Getters (25km)
Captain: Inna Popova
$0.00 | 1 Members
29Forever Families Pilgrims (5km walk)
Captain: Andrii Popov
$0.00 | 1 Members
30Winnipeg Winners
Captain: Harold Penner
$0.00 | 1 Members
31Team Qualico
Captain: Jordan Farber
$0.00 | 1 Members
32WUSC UManitoba
Captain: David Arenas
$0.00 | 1 Members
33Home Team
Captain: Dan Nighswander
$0.00 | 1 Members
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RIDE Day Details

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Covenant Christian Reformed Church

653 Knowles Ave. Winnipeg


Lots of parking on location.


Times

  • 8:30am - Registration opens
  • 9:30am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:40am - 50 & 25 Km start first followed by 10 Km and 5 K
  • 10:45-1:30 - Lunch
  • 2:00pm - 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. If needed, please bring your epi-pen.


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


NEW for 2016

  • $50 minimum fundraising (or self-donation) for those over 10
  • Kids 10 and under are free
  • Raise (or self-donate) $100 or more to earn a long sleeve RIDE t-shirt regardless of age
  • There is no registration fee

RIDE T-shirts are available on event day while supplies last and are available in sizes youth small to adult 3XL.


MONEY & CHEQUES:


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

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.


Location Contact Information

Terry Martin Winnipeg Event Director
Email: terry@risingabove.ca
Phone: 204-388-5408
Alternate Phone: 204-371-5708

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About Rising Above & Ishaawin Ministries

Rising Above seeks to bring healing to this land by educating and empowering Aboriginal people in Canada to rise above their abuses to experience life, identity and purpose in Christ as they were Created to.


The Ride For Refuge is Rising Above's biggest fundraiser. This year, the proceeds from the Ride will support general operating expenses and Ishaawin Counselling Centre, a ministry division of Rising Above. The Centre provides counselling and spiritual resources to individuals and families with a special focus on First Nations in Thunder Bay and North Western Ontario, who are marginalized due to urbanization and who are on social assistance. The Centre provides the service regardless of the ability to pay.


RIDE with us on October 1st!



Contact Information

Terry Martin Director of Operations
Email: terry@risingabove.ca
Phone: 204-371-5708
Alternate Phone: 204-388-5408

Questions about this event or Blue Sea Philanthropy?
info@blueseaphilanthropy.org | 1.877.743.3413

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