The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research and support programs for children with a history of cancer. The Tour de Rock team cycles from one end of the Vancouver Island to the other, covering 1,000 kilometres and visiting more than 27 generous communities along the way.

2017 marks 20 years since the first Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride. This years ride takes place from Sept 23 to Oct 6. View schedule here.

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It is in this spirit of hope that I dedicate my ride to my many family members and friends who have battled cancer, to those who support their fight and to the kids and families who face the unthinkable. No one fights alone. – 2017 rider Mike Gonzales #forthekids

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The team had a great time at the @DuncanMarket mingling with the crowd 

The Team

Here is your 2017 Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team!

16 police officers, 2 media personalities and 6 special guest riders make up the 20th Tour de Rock team.

Find out more about this year’s team
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The 2017 Schedule

  • Saturday September 23: Port Alice (Drive)
  • Sunday September 24: Port Alice to Port Hardy and Port McNeill (97 kilometres)
  • Monday September 25: Port McNeill to Woss and Sayward (140 kilometres)
  • Tuesday September 26: Sayward to Campbell River (74 kilometres)
  • Wednesday September 27: Campbell River to Comox Valley (60 kilometres)
  • Thursday September 28: Comox Valley to Cumberland, Union Bay, Qualicum and Parksville (81 kilometres)
  • Friday September 29: Parksville to Port Alberni (51 kilometres)
  • Saturday September 30: Port Alberni to Ucluelet (102 kilometres)
  • Sunday October 1: Tofino to Nanaimo (35 kilometres)
  • Monday October 2: Nanaimo to Ladysmith and Chemainus (48 kilometres)
  • Tuesday October 3: Chemainus to Lake Cowichan and Duncan (81 kilometres)
  • Wednesday October 4: Duncan to Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, to Sooke to West Shore (78 kilometres)
  • Thursday October 5: Oak Bay, Victoria and Sidney (40 kilometres)
  • Friday October 6: Esquimalt, Saanich, and Victoria (40 kilometres)
  • Friday October 6: Grand Finale