25th anniversary Tour de Rock team kicks off ride

25th anniversary Tour de Rock team kicks off ride
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The 2022 team will be riding down the Island from Sept. 24 to Oct. 7.

The 2022 Tour de Rock ride is officially underway, with the riders heading up to Port Alice.

The team held a launch event at the Thrifty Foods at Admirals Walk for the 25th anniversary ride.

Tomorrow the riders will make their way to Port Hardy and Port McNeill, and the ride will last until Oct. 7, where the riders will go through Esquimalt, Saanich and Victoria.

Tour de Rock is an annual, two-week 1,200 kilometre bike ride. The team is made up of first responders, who are raising money for children and the families affected by pediatric cancer.

To date, Tour de Rock has raised more than $26 million for pediatric cancer. The goal this year is to raise $600,000.

The riders each have pages where people can make donations. You can find the rider profiles here.


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