2011 Legacy Run - Run's through Michigan Sunday August 21st

Support the Legion Riders and the Legacy Scholarship Fund!!

The Legion Riders will be rolling through Michigan on their way to the National Convention in Minnesota.  They will be leaving Indianapolis on Sunday August 21st, heading north.

They stop in Fort Wayne, IN for lunch at 11:30 a.m., then leave for Charlotte American Legion Post 42 at 1 p.m. arriving about 3 p.m.

There will be a short rest period at Charlotte American Legion Post 42 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Gas stop locations are not listed online in order to help keep spectator traffic low in these areas.  Riders wishing to join the Legacy Run must do so at one of the “Posse-Up” points listed.  Charlotte American Legion Post 42 is designated as a Posse-Up point and riders may join the Run at that location.

From second gas stop to Soaring Eagle Casino/Hotel, Mt. Pleasant, MI

Continue I-69N to Exit 91 towards FLINT.  Merge into US-127N at Exit 89B towards CLARE.  Continue on US-127N to Exit 143 and turn left on M-20 (E. Pickard Rd.).  Casino is on right on Soaring Eagle Blvd.  Legacy Run will park in group formations inside designated parking area.  Follow ground guides and leave room for bikes to depart or reenter at will for overnight refueling.

Route:                         I-69N to Exit 91 (I-69E) to Exit 89B (US127N) to Exit 143.
GPS Address:             6800 E. Soaring Eagle Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 
Miles:                          93
Arrival time                 5:45 p.m. (Refuel overnight.)

See the route below to see the other stops in Michigan,over the bridge and into the U.P.

Show Your Support and Your Colors!!!

If you and your Post and other supporters can line the route with flags and crowds to support these riders it would be greatly appreciated.

There is a complete guide to the ride here

Printable route here

2011 Legacy Ride registration is here

Join the Ride Today!!

The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. The American Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, child welfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.

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