Saturday, July 13, 2024

Columbia River H.O.G. Chapter revives Run 4 the Border motorcycle ride for Armed Forces Day


WENATCHEE - The Columbia River Harley Owners Group (H.O.G) Chapter is reviving its annual Run 4 the Border motorcycle ride after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, now in its 19th year, will take place on Saturday, May 18, coinciding with Armed Forces Day. The ride is open to all street-legal bikes and will cover a 150-mile route from Wenatchee to Oroville.

The event is expected to attract up to 200 motorcycle enthusiasts, with proceeds benefiting The Bunker of Wenatchee, a local charity supporting veterans. Registration will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Link Bus Transit Park & Ride located at 337 E. Penny Road, Wenatchee. The registration fee is $25 for riders and $10 for passengers. The run will depart at 9:00 a.m. sharp, following a prayer by the Black Sheep Riders.

Pre-registration is available online, and registered drivers will receive a patch. Pins and t-shirts will also be available for purchase at $10 and $25, respectively. A 50/50 cash raffle drawing will be held in Oroville at 2:00 p.m., and participants must be present to win. Information about activities in Oroville will be provided during registration.

The event is made possible by the support of various sponsors and businesses, including Apple State Harley Davidson of Yakima, Jacks Motorsports, Tsillian Cellars, Chelan Chevron, Prestigious Patios and Custom Pools, Baker Flats Storage, Abbotts Printing Inc, Laborers' Local 348, Black Sheep HDFC, IBEW Local 191, NCWC Labor Council, Kelly's Hardware Chelan, and others.

For more information, interested individuals can visit the Columbia River H.O.G. Chapter's website at


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