Olympia Toy Run

Kickstarting the Christmas holiday with The 41st Annual Olympia Toy Run

By Diana Olmstead. Photos by Robin Hudson & Diana Olmstead.  There is no better way to kickstart the Christmas holiday than by participating in the Olympia Toy Run! I knew the minute I awoke on Saturday, December 1st, that it was going to be a spectacular day. The local weatherman had predicted mostly sunny skies and …

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Quick Throttle Magazine Northwest Edition – January 2018

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Olympia Toy Run

Bikers Braved The Cold For The 36th Annual Olympia Toy Run

No doubt about it, the 36th Annual Olympia Toy Run was one of the coldest Toy Run’s ever. The morning of the Olympia Toy Run it was a bone chilling 16 degrees with a wind chill factor of well below zero when riding. Local temps had been below freezing for a full week prior to …

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18,000 Strong Attend The 34th Annual Olympia Toy Run

Written & Photographed by Diana Olmstead The first Saturday in December has become a family tradition for thousands of local motorcycle riders! Why? Because it’s the Olympia Toy Run which benefits The Salvation Army “Toy n’ Joy” Shop! This extraordinary charity ride began in 1977, with 27 men who loved riding motorcycles. These men saw …

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2008 – A Special Thank You from Santa Joe Sullivan

thrilled when Quick Throttle Magazine offered me the opportunity to write about this year’s Toy Run and express my gratitude. On December 6 10,000+ motorcyclists attended the 31st annual event. Cash donations have exceeded $12,000 along with truckload after truckload of toys that will benefit the Salvation Army’s Toy n Joy program. This event would …

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