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Stepping in front of the camera

No longer just reporting on Tour de Rock, media members join the team

  • Sep 25, 2014
Tour de Rock team members Sgt. Mike Oliver

Tour fundraising a team effort

Military police, West Shore RCMP Tour de Rock riders find support in their loved ones

RCMP Island District members Jennifer Prunty

Gaining strength from those who can’t ride

Island District RCMP represented by three officers on 2013 Cops for Cancer team

Tour de Rock riders Jesse Foreman

Motivated by personal experience

Riders from Nanaimo, Gabriola and Oceanside motivated to ride by children with cancer

Tour de Rock riders Jesse Foreman
Saanich police officers Const. Doug Franklin

Personal reasons to ride

Family members battling cancer motivate Saanich police Tour riders

Saanich police officers Const. Doug Franklin
(Above) Victoria police officers Mike Russell and Marie Bourque

Emotions ride high for the Tour

No better motivation for officers than kids battling cancer

(Above) Victoria police officers Mike Russell and Marie Bourque
Members of the 2013 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team Alan Neville-Rutherford

From Tour supporters to Tour riders

Sidney North Saanich RCMP reserve constables ready to fight childhood cancer

Members of the 2013 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team Alan Neville-Rutherford
Ucluelet RCMP Const. Chris Squire

Tofino, Ucluelet officers take on Tour

Strong RCMP contingent from rugged west coast on this year's Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team

Ucluelet RCMP Const. Chris Squire

One gig awesome cheer

Special cheer brings team together and so much more

  • Aug 21, 2013
Esquimalt High  student Michael Macarthy looks stoic as fellow student Angela Edwards tears a strip of hair off his leg during Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraising activities at the school on Wednesday.

Esquimalt High first stop on Tour’s final day

Tour de Rock final celebration happens Friday in Centennial Square

Esquimalt High  student Michael Macarthy looks stoic as fellow student Angela Edwards tears a strip of hair off his leg during Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraising activities at the school on Wednesday.
Tour de Rock riders give a smile and a wave during a training ride near Nanaimo last month. The team will have a send off Saturday morning at Thrifty Foods at Admirals Walk in View Royal before heading to Port Alice to begin this year’s tour.

Tour de Rock takes on the Island

Police, guest riders set off on emotional 1,000 km journey against cancer

Tour de Rock riders give a smile and a wave during a training ride near Nanaimo last month. The team will have a send off Saturday morning at Thrifty Foods at Admirals Walk in View Royal before heading to Port Alice to begin this year’s tour.
With Tour de Rock riders behind him for support

Car pull raises $26,000 for Tour de Rock

It took 11 hours, but Kevin Nunn successfully pulled a 2,530-pound Mini Cooper around the University of Victoria 12 times

With Tour de Rock riders behind him for support

Spin-a-thon supports Tour de Rock

Esquimalt municipal staff will peddle for dollars in aid of Tour de Rock

  • Sep 11, 2012
Supporters hug Tour de Rock riders Victoria police Const. Alvin Deo and Black Press’ Chris Bush after they finished their ride at Centennial Square.

Emotions run high at Tour finale

Initial fundraising tally for Tour de Rock comes in at $1.502 million

Supporters hug Tour de Rock riders Victoria police Const. Alvin Deo and Black Press’ Chris Bush after they finished their ride at Centennial Square.
Members of the Tour de Rock bike team are welcomed to town by Esquimalt Town Cryer Redmond O'Connell on Friday morning as the team arrived at their stop at the Esquilmalt Plaza. Adriana Durian Photo.

Emotion, cheers greet Tour de Rock in Esquimalt

Tour riders make stop at high school, Esquimalt Plaza

  • Oct 7, 2011
Members of the Tour de Rock bike team are welcomed to town by Esquimalt Town Cryer Redmond O'Connell on Friday morning as the team arrived at their stop at the Esquilmalt Plaza. Adriana Durian Photo.

SCHEDULE – Victoria’s Tour de Rock event schedule

Check out where the Tour de Rock will be throughout the final day of a grueling two-week ride to raise money for pediatric cancer support.

Tour rides into Victoria on Thursday

Excitement is buidling as the 2011 Tour de Rock visit to Victoria arrives this week

  • Oct 3, 2011
Brittany King in the KOOL-FM on-air booth. King says her involvement in the Tour de Rock would not have been possible without the hard work of countless others who don’t get their share of the spotlight.

Stepping up to lend a hand

Radio personality Brittany King says she’s just doing her part to help fight cancer

Brittany King in the KOOL-FM on-air booth. King says her involvement in the Tour de Rock would not have been possible without the hard work of countless others who don’t get their share of the spotlight.
Victoria police officers Murray Kennett and Suki Dhesi pose with their bikes before the second-ever Tour de Rock ride in 1999 in this Victoria News photo. A Saanich officer dreamed up the ride the year previous and the Tour has gone strong since – now in its 14th year.

Looking Back: Cops for Cancer rides have their roots right here on the Island

Tour de Rock was a Saanich cop’s dream that became a reality

Victoria police officers Murray Kennett and Suki Dhesi pose with their bikes before the second-ever Tour de Rock ride in 1999 in this Victoria News photo. A Saanich officer dreamed up the ride the year previous and the Tour has gone strong since – now in its 14th year.
Tour de Rock 2011 rider and Saanich police officer Scott Green fixes a flat before heading out on a training run from behind Saanich municipal hall on Sept. 1.

Geared up for the ride: Tour de Rock riders endure a strenuous training regimen

Riders discuss biking up Mount Washington and the hill to the Observatory, as part of their training rides

Tour de Rock 2011 rider and Saanich police officer Scott Green fixes a flat before heading out on a training run from behind Saanich municipal hall on Sept. 1.