Bikers honor vets: ‘Run for the Wall’ stopping in Longview

Bikers honor vets: ‘Run for the Wall’ stopping in Longview
Source: RTFW facebook Lillian Morales Riddell

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - East Texans will have the opportunity to honor veterans and show their support for soldiers during the Gregg County stop-over of Run for the Wall. The mission ride begins in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and culminates with participation in Rolling Thunder’s “Ride for Freedom” on the way to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Run for the wall routes: Source https://rftw.us/
Run for the wall routes: Source https://rftw.us/

The event is dedicated to Prisoners of War (POWs) and those Missing in Action (MIA) recognizing the sacrifices and contributions made by all veterans who have served our nation.

The 31st Annual Run For The Wall began in 1989, and now 30-years later is the Largest and Longest Organized Cross-Country Motorcycle Ride and Event of its Kind in the World. It operates three routes: Central, Midway, and Southern Routes.

The Gregg County stop-over will be at the Longview Exhibit Building on Sunday, May 19, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Expect to see approximately 500 riders. Admission is free. For further information, visit the Run for the Wall Website, www.rftw.org (Southern Route).

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