Royals Staff And Marty The Marmot To Ride Big Bike


Corey St. Laurent

June 14, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – Victoria Royals’ staff and mascot, Marty the Marmot, will be taking part in the 2013 Heart and Stroke Big Bike on Tuesday, June 18th.

The Heart and Stroke Big Bike is a team event that sees 29 riders pedal a bike through downtown Victoria in support of heart disease and stroke research for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Last year alone, over 40,000 riders in over 200 communities helped raise $7 million for research. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is celebrating 60 years of promoting better cardiovascular health for Canadians through research and advocacy.

The Victoria Royals and Marty the Marmot will be taking pledges for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. To make a pledge please visit the following link:

Here Comes the Blue! Season ticket packages for the 2013-14 season are on sale now! Call 250-220-7889, visit, or head down to the Victoria Royals ticketing office at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre for more information.

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