Big Wheels Staff at Thrifty Foods Colwood location pull into the final stop of the Big Bike campaign on Friday. The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s biggest community fundraiser on Vancouver Island

Big Bike helps raise $20,000 for heart and stroke research

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s biggest community fundraiser on Vancouver Island, Big Bike rides raised $20,000 in Langford alone.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s biggest community fundraiser on Vancouver Island, the June 8 Big Bike rides raised $20,000 from eight teams of riders in Langford alone.

Island-wide, the campaign hopes to raise $400,000 to put toward research into heart disease and strokes, as well as programs promoting health. Among the eight Langford teams taking part, RONA’s entry earned top honours, bringing in $4,577 themselves. For more information, go to BigBike.ca.

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