Junior riders (kids who have suffered from cancer) join the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock 2013 team onstage at Centennial Square just after 5pm Friday afternoon in the finale to this year's tour. The annual two week ride runs from the top of Vancouver Island down to the southern tip.

2013 Tour De Rock finishes in Victoria’s Centennial Square

2013 Cops For cancer Tour De Rock finishes in Victoria's Centennial Square Friday afternoon

  • Oct. 4, 2013 11:00 a.m.

Members of the 2013 Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock team dismounted their bikes for the final time as they arrived in Victoria’s centennial Square just before 5pm Friday afternoon.

The team of police officers and media members rode 1000 kilometres over a two week period from the north of Vancouver Island to the south, all the while raising funds to fight cancer.

The Tour de Rock is an annual fund raising event.

 

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