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Volunteers needed in Chilliwack and beyond for Tour de Cure fundraiser

Posted on: July 29, 2022

Volunteers throughout the Fraser Valley are needed for a cycling fundraiser that starts and ends in Chilliwack and benefits the BC Cancer Foundation.

The Tour de Cure is B.C.’s biggest cycling fundraiser and it’s taking place in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Langley on Aug. 27 with three different route lengths – 50-kilometre, 100-kilometre and 160-kilometre.

Cyclists from across B.C. will be in town for the event which begins and ends at Chilliwack Heritage Park.

There is a particular need for motorcycle drivers and support vehicle drivers.

About 250 volunteers are needed in a variety of roles, including:

Traffic and safety team – manage vehicle and pedestrian traffic into and out of the opening ceremony and finish line at Chilliwack Heritage Park.

Pit stop team – keep riders fuelled up at one of several pit stops with snacks, hydration and by giving them a boost of positive energy.

Green team – minimize environmental impact by ensuring the route and event sites are restored to their original condition.

Caboose team – follow the course by vehicle or on a bicycle to track final riders and ensure everyone makes it back to the finish safely.

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