Tour de Rock riders will be kicking off their 1100km ride on Sunday.

Spokesperson Jan Buehler says the riders will head north for the start of the ride, after a send off in Victoria early Saturday morning.


Buehler says, last year, the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock event raised around 1.2 million dollars.

The money goes towards pediatric cancer research and sending kids with cancer to Camp Goodtimes

For more information, check out tourderock.ca

Juice FM’s Hilary Eastmure is a media rider with the Tour this year, you can read her blog here.