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NSW is ‘the Scrooge State’ says MCCNSW

NSW is now officially the Scrooge State after police swooped on a Sydney toy run today (December 17, 2017), says Motorcycle Club of NSW secretary Steve Pearce. The incident happened at the Kings Cross Bikers Social and Recreation Club toy run held annually for more than 30 years. The run is a short ride from …

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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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Cops cancel toy run over ‘safety’ issues

Homeless, starving and disadvantaged children may be the big losers after the Victorian Police and Council of Port Phillip Bay rejected a permit to stage the annual Father Bob Toy Run in St Kilda, Melbourne. However, Independent Riders Group spokesman Damien Codognotto has vowed the three-year event will go ahead this year. “This is not …

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Toy run motorcyclists merry Christmas

Motorcycle toy run set for record

The 38th annual Melbourne Toy Run will be staged this weekend (December 20, 2015) at a new venue which organisers hope will help achieve record numbers and become a state event. The Victorian Motorcycle Council ill stage the event at Tabcorp Park in Melton and are expecting to attract more than 8000 riders, breaking the Guinness World Record for …

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Christmas charity toy runs

Riders gear up for toy runs

Riders are set for toy runs all around the world over the next few weeks in the lead-up to Christmas. Motorbike Writer invites rider groups to contact us with details about their ride and we will publish details. There is also a comprehensive central site called Toy Run which is a Motorcycle Riders Association site that …

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Motorcycle Toy Run for Father Bob needs help

Organisers of the Father Bob Toy Run in Melbourne’s St Kilda on Sunday, December 13, 2015, are looking for some help. Independent Riders Group spokesman Damien Codognotto says they will hold a dry run for the event from 10.30am to noon on Sunday, November 29. He says they are looking for volunteers to be marshals and officials, a licensed electrician …

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Toy Run for Father Bob confirmed

A date for the Independent Riders Group Toy Run for Father Bob in Melbourne has now been confirmed after a clash with other local community events. It will now run from 9am to 3pm on Sunday, December 13, 2015, not December 6 as original planned. The venue is O’Donnell Gardens next to Luna Park in …

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