Tour de Rock's Cops for Cancer roll through Sooke towards Sooke Elementary

Tour de Rock comes to Sooke

More than 1,500 students from Sooke schools greet riders

  • Oct. 5, 2016 9:00 a.m.

The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock made a quick stop in Sooke Wednesday as it wend its way down Vancouver Island.

More than 1,500 Sooke students from John Muir, Journey Middle, École Poirier and Sooke elementary schools attended an event at the Sooke elementary event, including notable young cancer survivors Hannah Day and Daisy Irwin, both of Sooke.

The Tour de Rock team cycles from one end of Vancouver Island to the other, covering 1,100 kilometres and visiting more than 27 communities along the way that welcome the riders and hold fundraising events. The event raises money and awareness for kids with cancer.

The tour started in Port Alice on Sept. 24 and ended in Victoria last Friday.

 

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