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Annual Toy Run 2015

The 29th Annual UMV Toy Run – Saturday, August 8, 2015

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Mark your calendars, the 29th Annual Toy Run is coming up. We’ll start staging around 9:00 at the Blue Cross parking lot in Berlin, VT [map] – like always, on the second Saturday of August – like always and riding to the State House in Montpelier – like always.

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Vermont Toy Run Route - Map
The Toy Run is one of the biggest motorcycle events in Vermont every year. It’s a great way to collect donations for the kids at Shriners Hospitals for Children and a great way to raise motorcycle awareness while enjoying a ride with hundreds of other riders.

The Route…

We leave the Blue Cross parking lot at noon sharp – Industrial rd. (Berlin) to Airport Rd. to Miller Rd. to Rte 63 to Rte 14 to Rte 302 to Rte 12 to Rte 2 (State Street) at capitol. [map – approx.]

Starting Locations…

These are the “official” starting points, there may be more. Let us know and we’ll post them.

  • Essex, VT – Green Mountain HD leaves at 9:00. [map]
  • Morrisville, VT – Charlmont Restaurant leaves at 8:30 and meets with the group in Waterbury. [map]
  • Middlebury, VT – McDonalds leaves at 9:30. [map]
  • Waterbury, VT – self storage on Rt 2 north of the village leaves at 9:30-ish. Group from Morrisville will join up here and then ride to Berlin for staging.[map – approx.]
  • Newport, VT – Gardner Park leaves at 8:00 and heads to St. Johnsbury. [map]
  • St. Johnsbury, VT – new location at Maplefields / Irving. Group from Newport will ride here and then all head to Berlin leaving around 9:30. [map]

Download the new flyer, print it, distribute it, help us out…
2015 Toy Run Flyer 2 PDF 2 MB

This is the second version of the flyer, we’ve added our official starting points. There may be more, let us know and we’ll try to post them.

Green For 2015

We’re going with green t-shirts and ladies’ tanks for 2015.
Toy Run Shirts

Weather Forecast…

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Partly cloudy. High around 70F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 67F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

It’s Going To Be A Busy Day…

It’s going to be a great day in Montpelier, along with the 29th Annual Toy Run, farmers’ market and sidewalk sale, this year there will be a Vintage Trailer show downtown.

Montpelier Police Chief Tony Facos has told us that the trailers may be parked on State Street between Main and Elm but they will not interfere with the parade route or motorcycle parking. We hope to see you on the 8th to support this charitable event for Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Downtown Montpelier Toy Run