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Cops for Cancer cyclists ride 850 km for childhood cancer research, support services Coast Mountain News [Video]

Cheers, hugs and high fives marked the end of the 2022 Cops for Cancer Tour de North.

The tour ended in Williams Lake Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Canadian Tire parking lot.

The tour started Sept. 14 in the Peace Country and saw law enforcement and emergency services personnel ride 850 km across northern B.C. to raise funds to help fight childhood cancer.

“It’s exhilarating,” said participant, Jamie MacPherson, a paramedic in 100 Mile House, of the tour.

MacPherson has taken part in eight tours in the province. This year was the second year she took part in the Tour de North and says she does so “for the kids.”

“Cops for Cancer is one of the best things I’ve ever done.”

Team members said they had tired legs but also felt “amazing” from the experience, meeting new people and building their team.

The toughest part was hearing some of …

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