MAKE sure you support your local toy run in December.
toyrun.org.au has been set up as a free service to all motorcycle clubs and organisations for listing their toy run event.
For biking and motorcycle enthusiasts, it is a truly unique sight to see countless riders engaging your local community and carrying presents for the many families and children in need.
The 25km route departs from Stockton Ballast Grounds, finishing at Newcastle Foreshore.
The run will be fully escorted with Police and Roads & Maritime approved.
There is also a Toy Run in Sydney, Griffith and the South Coast.
Father Bob wants you to join his Toy Run at Victoria Park, Sunday, December 11.
Father Bob asks you donate food that does not need refrigeration, like a tin of beans, fruit or soup which could mean Christmas dinner for a family which might otherwise go without. As for kids’ toys, things like books, educational toys, sports equipment, games or clothing go towards Father Bob’s Christmas Hampers.
There are another 10 Toy Runs in Melbourne registered with the website.
The ACT Annual Motorcyclists 2016 Toy Run is organised by the Motorcycle Riders’ Association ACT, December 10, leaving from Old Parliament House.
The ride starts at 10.00, and egg and bacon rolls and coffee will be available for breakfast from 8.30. Toys and donations will be given to the Salvation Army and St Johns Care.
QLD’s Fraser Coast Toy Run is being held December 4, with the route to be confirmed.
Riders meet at Westside Tavern, Tinana, with registration from 7am, gold coin donation and a 9am departure.
Perth Bikers’ Charity Ride departs Belmont Racecourse at 9am, December 4.
Travelling to the Shenton Ave freeway exit and concluding at the Arena, Joondalup.
Be early in order to secure a good spot, entry to to the main group closes at 8.30am.
Visit cr.bikesunlimited.org.au/ for more information.
MRA Tasmania is putting on the 37th annual Toy Run to support the Salvation Army and their efforts to make Christmas a more enjoyable time of year for those who are in a hard place in life.
Meeting at The Derwent Entertainment centre at Midday, December 3, the ride will be departing at 2:30 to ride down to PW1 and gather at Parliament Lawns to donate your gifts and tidings.
Visit facebook.com/TasRally to find more on the event.
The MRA South Australia Toy Run is on December 11.
Departing from the Clipsal Track at 11am, the MRA run makes its way to Callington Oval via Hutt St, Glen Osmond Road and the South Eastern Freeway.
The MRA Toy Run has been held for over 30 years, and occurs annually on the second Sunday in December. The MRA organises and funds this event with incredible support from volunteers, sponsors and organisations who are proud and willing to be involved.
Visit mrasa/asn.au/toyrun.shtml for more.