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About the Run

History of the Run

This event which has reached amazing proportions was started in 1990 by Sid Rogers, lifelong motorcyclist and animal lover, to give the local bikers an enjoyable day out and to raise funds for the local animal charities. The first run was attended by 225 bikers. The second, 390 and the third 630 and so on until now several thousand bikers attend, coming from London, Scotland, Wales etc. 


To give you an idea what it is all about; you arrive at the meeting place (Port Vale FC) as early as possible. Have a burger, coffee etc as the run takes an hour to an hour and a half to complete.


The Cavalcade takes off at 12 noon sharp, led by the Lord Mayor of Stoke on Trent in the ceremonial limousine, with a police escort and outriders. The whole cavalcade proceeds onwards at 20 to 30 mph over a 20 mile route, returning to the departure point to complete a full circle.


This is immediately followed by a covens band concert and an auction of quality motorcycle accessories as well as a raffle of the same, worth thousands of pounds. So you need therefore to bring some cash!


The whole proceedings take about 4 hours so I think we are giving you good value for the money.


I look forward to seeing you.



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ADDRESS
Event starts from
Port Vle Football Ground
Hamil Road
Burslem
ST6 1AP

CONTACTS
Email: sorry no email
Phone: Sid Rogers
01782 657509
Evenings only