It’s that time again and the Christmas Toy Run is happening right round Australia. Get involved and show your support for the underprivileged kids.
In Canberra the MRA ACT is organising its annual toy run on Saturday 13th of December at 8:00 AM, leaving from the Old Parliament House and supporting St Johns Care and the Salvos. There’s a breakfast before the run which heads down Adelaide Ave and across State Circle, over the Commonwealth Bridge and up Parkes Way onto Kings Ave Bridge before returning to Old Parliament House. More info at http://www.mraact.org.au/mra-act-2014-toy-run-saturday-13-december/
In Bundaberg, Queensland, the Ulysses Motorcycle Club is organising a toy run stating from The Basin in Bargara at 7:30 AM on Saturday 13th December. There’ll be a sausage sizzle before the run which will head down to Kendalls Flat at 8:45 to regroup before riding to Sugarlands Shoppingtown. No web address for this one but call Ron Henry on 07 4159 6989 for more info.
in Ipswich, Queensland, the Ulysses Motorcycle Club has its toy run on Sunday, 14th December starting at Brassall Shopping Centre on Hunter Street and heading to the Ipswich Showgrounds. Start time is 8:00 AM and finishes at 10:30 AM. For more info, go to http://theipswichtoyrun.webs.com/.
In Adelaide, the MRASA has it’s annual toy run on Sunday December 14th at the Clipsal Track starting at 11:00 AM and making its way to Callington Oval via Hutt Street, Glen Osmond Road and the South Eastern Freeway. For more info, visit http://www.mrasa.asn.au/toyrun.shtml.
In Melbourne, the MRA is holding its toy run on Sunday 21st December from 10:00 AM at Calder Park Raceway with funds going to the Salvos. This is a big one which attracts a lot of riders and is great to be part of but it’s not really a ride, more a show and stalls. More info at http://www.toyrun.org.au.
In Toowoomba, Queensland, the Downs Sporting Motorcycle Club has its toy run on Sunday 21st December from midday at Picnic Point, then winding its way through Toowoomba to the clubhouse in the showgrounds. For more info, visit http://www.dmcsc.org.au/#!toy-run/c1er.
In Bairnsdale, Victoria, the Easyriders Australia SMC Club have their toy run on Sunday 14th December from 10:00 AM assembling at the Bunnings Car Park and leaving at 11:00 AM to head for Bruthn where more riders will join the run, then to Nowa Nowa and on to Apex Park at Lakes Entrance before ending in Bairnsdale at 1:00 PM. More info at http://www.bairnsdaletoyrun.com.au/assets/toyrun-2014.pdf.
In Geelong, Victoria, the Geelong Motorcycle Club has their toy run on Sunday 14th December at 10:30 AM starting from Deakin Uni carpark and heading down to the Queenscliffe foreshore. More info at http://www.geelonghog.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/2014-Toy-Run-Sponsors-Poster-A4.pdf.
In Albany, WA, the Ulysses Motorcycle Club has a toy run on Saturday 13th December starting at the Old Gaol at 10:30 AM and heading for Alison Hart Gardens. Not much more info on this one, sorry.
In Lithgow, NSW, Ulysses Motorcycle Club has its toy run also on Saturday 13th December at 10 AM starting from Cllen Street, Portland and heading for the Wallerwong Bowling Club to pick up toys before finishing at State Mine Museum in Lithgow to hand over the toys to St Vinnies. For more info, contact
Darryl Cooper on 02 6351 2414.
In Mandurah, WA, the Mandurah Motorcycle Charity Ride is on Saturday 13th December leaving from the river at South Yunderup at 10:00 AM and finishing at the Western Foreshore for food, stalls and music. For more info, contact Allan Kerr on 0410 660 116.
Sorry, but that’s all the info we have this year. If you know of others, please let us know or leave a comment below.