43rd Annual Toy Run
High Country Motors Harley Davidson hosts 43rd annual “Toy Run,” Saturday in Cheyenne.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - You’ve probably heard of going out for a joy ride. Well, in Wyoming motorbike lovers line up for miles for a “Toy ride.” If you were out for a stroll or doing some shopping, you probably seen a convoy of motorbikes parading through town.
High Country Motors Harley Davidson hosts 43rd annual “Toy Run,” Saturday in Cheyenne. The Salvation Army in Cheyenne, collects toys during the Christmas season for children in need. The Salvation Army calls the initiative the “Angel Tree.”
“I’ve heard from people today, that this is the first they’ve been out this summer on their bikes, so just a great opportunity to get out and show their bikes off and show their generosity off as well,” Salvation Army of Cheyenne, Chad Lamb said.
High Country Motors told Wyoming News Now, each year local dealerships take turns hosting the toy run. Hundreds of riders brought gifts of joy in the spirit of giving. There was an early sighting of Saint Nick, and even the Grinch was out on his motorbike.
The annual event is described to be a ride that many look forward to throughout the year, shining light on a significant cause for the kids. The reps from the Salvation Army expressed immense gratitude for High Country Motors Harley Davidson efforts. “It’s really a regional event more than it’s a Cheyenne only event, and again that just speaks to the community and the area we live in it’s so generous and you can’t argue with this turnout it speaks for itself,” Salvation Army of Cheyenne, Mistie Lamb said.
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