Melbourne Toy Run 40th anniversary

Melbourne Toy Run hits 40th milestone

Up to 10,000 people are expected to participate in the 40th annual Melbourne Motorcycle and Classic Car Toy Run on Sunday (December 17, 2017) at Tabcorp Park in Melton. Victorian Motorcycle Council chairman Rob Salvatore says the “traditional annual motorcycle charity toy run is an institution in Melbourne”. He estimates that more than 200,000 have …

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Bikers for Kids Newcastle Toy Run

Newcastle Toy Run marks 40 years

The 40th anniversary of the Newcastle Toy Run – Australia’s longest-running toy run – is expected to attract more than 10,000 riders on Sunday (December 3, 2017) for families in need. It’s a far cry from the 20 bikes that participated in the first 1978 event. Over the years, the Bikers For Kids Toy Run in …

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2016 motorcycle Toy Run season kickstarts

Hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists around the world are gearing up for the annual toy run season, delivering charity and goodwill to those who need it most. If you have a toy run organised in your town or city, please feel free to post the information on our Facebook page or email it to us …

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2015 Toowoomba blanket run for the homeless

Blankets and jackets for homeless

Toowoomba motorcyclists will ride for the homeless on Sunday, May 22, 2016, for the annual Huggie Bear Memorial Blanket Run. Riders are asked to bring blankets and jackets to keep the homes warm over winter.  The event follows recent Blanket Runs in Brisbane and Canberra showing how generous, kind-hearted and charitable motor cyclists are! The …

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’Tis the season for motorcycle toy runs

Out riding at the weekend, I noticed a few signs with Santas on them and some riders are already talking about the Christmas Toy Run season. Motorcycle riders are a charitable bunch, raising money for all sorts of worthy causes. But the biggest charity events are usually the toy runs conducted in the lead-up to …

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Top cop toy run the last

Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart will not ride in any more toy runs. The Commissioner took part in the Ipswich Toy Run on Sunday that attracted more than 800 bikes. The event, run by the Lockyer Branch of the Ulysses Club, came under fire from some critics claiming the Commissioner would turn it into a …

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Ipswich toy run goes ahead as planned with top cop

The 17th annual Ipswich Toy Run will go ahead tomorrow as planned despite rumours it had been cancelled because Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart will take part. Social media has been alive with rumours saying that the “political stunt” had caused the toy run to be cancelled. However, organiser and Ulysses Lockyer Branch secretary Ian …

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Gasoline Alley Toy Run

’Tis the season to go on toy runs and we’d love to hear about yours. Please send details to hinchm@hotmail.com. This is a free service. Two mayors will officiate at the annual Gasoline Alley Toy Run on Sunday, December 14. The run leaves from Salisbury Road at Limestone Park in Ipswich at 10am to the …

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