Torch Ride - 16th Annual
|Start Date:||Mar 28th, 2015|
|End Date:||Mar 28th, 2015|
|Address:||922 S. Country Club Dr.|
Mesa, AZ 85210
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|Description||WHO: Special Olympics Arizona, Chester’s Harley Davidson (Mesa)
WHAT: The 16th Annual Chester’s Torch Ride is taking place on Saturday, March 28 at the Chester’s Harley Davidson in Mesa, followed by a police-escorted ride along the 87 traveling north to Arizona Bike Week festivities at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The signature fundraiser hosted with Arizona Law Enforcement Torch Run helps support more than 16,000 athletes statewide through programs at Special Olympics Arizona.
The event creates an opportunity to raise funds and awareness through a fundraising portal, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Special Olympics Arizona athletes. The goal set this year is $50,000.
Last year, Special Olympics athlete Chy Johnson was named the 2014 Torch Ride Queen and this year she will pass it off to the most inspirational athlete from a local delegation.
Riders of the event will received a commemorative pin and enjoy a pancake breakfast provided by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. at the start of the ride at Chester’s Harley Davidson in Mesa. At the completion of the ride, participants will receive free entry into Bike Week and a ticket to the Saturday night concert featuring Grammy Award-winning hard rock band, Stone Temple Pilots.
For more information about the event and how to register, visit 2015torchride.kintera.org.
WHEN: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Ride leaves at 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ride Start:
Registration and Breakfast, 9 a.m.
Chester’s Harley Davidson
922 S. Country Club Drive, Mesa, AZ 85210
WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 North Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Single Rider - $30
Rider and passenger - $50
WHY: Great visuals of more than 1,200 riders, Special Olympics Arizona representatives, volunteers and supporters coming together for a morning of outreach and awareness about Special Olympics Arizona. Interviews can be coordinated with Chester’s Harley Davidson, Special Olympics Arizona athletes and CEO and any of the riders participating that day.
|Host:||Chester's Harley Davidson|
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