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WELCOME TO PEDAL OF HOPE

In 2005, the Peterborough Chapter of Cops for Cancer took on a new identity. The Pedal For Hope Cycling Team was born and local children fighting cancer had a new support team behind them! Local police personnel, a retired N.H.L. hockey player and a great crew of support personnel have been dedicating time to this worthy cause.

Each spring members of the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police shed their uniforms, hop on a bike and pedal over a thousand kilometers to visit schools around Central Ontario.

Starting in late April for 3 weeks, the Pedal For Hope team cycles 1,000 kilometres, visiting local schools delivering a message about kids living with cancer.

A presentation in each school takes on a serious side about how important it is to support pediatric cancer research. We show a team video, shave a few heads, cut a few ponytails and then turn on the fun. Students are involved in ice cream eating contests against their favorite police officer, showing the lighter side of police officers in their community.

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We are proud of what we give back to our community, but can’t do it without the support of our ‘Pedal For Hope Friends’ and their families, our police services, our schools and our sponsors. Please patronize our sponsors when you can, it’s the best way that we can say Thank You for their support.

We hope to see you along our journey, it’s always nice to hear your friendly honk along our way!

Since 2005 the Pedal for Hope team has been featured in dozens of newspapers and magazines, received numerous awards, and been a guest in the House of Commons where they were invited to meet the Prime Minister of Canada. In 2015 they even held a massive head-shaving event that broke a Guinness World Record for the most simultaneous head shaves!

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Thanks for a great day at our school. Hannah had a blast shaving her head! xo

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Sending love to the team, tough knowing one of our favourite team members is mourning the loss of his daughter. John Druce and the Pedal for Hope Team you do great work! I'm so sorry you lost one of ... See more

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Battle in the Saddle Peterborough 2016: Register - Canadian Cancer Society

Join Battle in the Saddle this year to help support Pedal for Hope! Register your team at the link below ... See more

Do you have what it takes to cycle for 16 hours?

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UPCOMING SCHOOL VISITS

Visiting over 40 Schools across Central Ontario!

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.

Robert Nesta Marley

FUNDRAISING

Children at participating schools contribute to fundraising efforts through a variety of events

RESEARCH

Monies raised by Pedal for Hope are going directly to pediatric cancer research.

EDUCATION

Teaching kids about other kids who are just like them but who are  living with cancer.

HOPE

Pedal for Hope helps children with cancer know that they are not alone in their fight.

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Pedal For Hope is a three week, 1,000 kilometre cycling tour delivering a message about kids living with cancer and supporting Pediatric Cancer Research.

In 2005, the Peterborough Chapter of Cops for Cancer took on a new identity. The Pedal for Hope Cycling Team was born and local children fighting cancer had a new support team behind them! Local police personnel, a retired N.H.L. hockey player and a great crew of support personnel have been dedicating time to this worthy cause. Starting in late April, the Pedal for Hope team cycles 1,000 kilometres, visiting approximately 46 local schools delivering a message about kids living with cancer and raises funds for pediatric cancer research. As of now, Pedal for Hope has raised over $4 million dollars for pediatric cancer research.

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