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Gala Tour de Rock fundraiser at Bear Mountain

The Westin Bear Mountain is hosting a gala fundraiser called Tour de Rock: 15 Years and Counting next Wednesday (Oct. 3)

Bottom middle clockwise- Reynolds students fifteen-year-old Cassidy Stadel

Students unite in annual fight against cancer

Reynolds students, cancer survivors, continue legacy of Tour de Rock fundraising

Tour de Rock media rider and News reporter Kyle Slavin shows off his beads

Victoria bids farewell to Tour de Rock riders

2012 Tour de Rock riders bid farewell to friends and family at Thrifty Foods on Saturday

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
Caleb Hein reacts to his new haircut as he loses the last of his curls

Tour de Rock rides into Saanich

Hundreds of young Saanichites are baring a little more skin this week as they participated in school head shaves in support of Tour de Rock fundraisers.

Caleb Hein reacts to his new haircut as he loses the last of his curls
Bridget Brookes from the Kiddie Capers preschool at Saanich Commonwealth Place welcomes the arrival of the 22 Tour de Rock riders on Oct. 6 with her classmates.

Tour de Rock riders greet cheering kids in Saanich

With two dozen preschool-age children jumping and cheering, the atmosphere was literally electric outside Saanich Commonwealth Place Thursday afternoon.

Bridget Brookes from the Kiddie Capers preschool at Saanich Commonwealth Place welcomes the arrival of the 22 Tour de Rock riders on Oct. 6 with her classmates.
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.
CTV reporter Louise Hartland is one of three media riders on this year’s Tour de Rock team. She says the support of her family and her teammates has been a major asset in getting through the tour’s grueling training schedule.

Channelling the will to ride

Training prepares riders for physical challenge so they can concentrate on emotional strength

CTV reporter Louise Hartland is one of three media riders on this year’s Tour de Rock team. She says the support of her family and her teammates has been a major asset in getting through the tour’s grueling training schedule.
The darkened area on the map
The darkened area on the map
Sidney RCMP Const. Kyle Martell
Sidney RCMP Const. Kyle Martell
Six-year-old Daisy Irwin
Six-year-old Daisy Irwin