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Run For The Wall 2017

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bikes line Clayton Road near the visitor's center as an American Flag hangs over the street. The flag is provided by Raton Fire and Emergency Services

Friday, May 19th Schedule:

4:15 PM — Arrive at Angel Fire Vietnam Veterans Memorial
➡ Gather in Amphitheater for a group photo.

6 PM – Dinner with Heroes at Sister Hildegarde Hall in Cimarron, NM (The public is invited.)
6 PM –  Dinner also served at Eagle Nest Senior Citizen Center.

Saturday, May 20th Schedule:

6 AM – Coffee & Breakfast at Cimarron Inn (The public is welcome.)
6 AM – Breakfast also served at Eagle Nest Senior Citizen Center.

7 AM – Eagle Nest Flag Ceremony at Volunteer Fire Dept.
7:15 AM – Cimarron Wreath-laying Ceremony at Veterans Memorial (HWY 64)

8 AM – Riders from Moreno Valley meet up with riders in Cimarron and head toward Raton (passing by the NRA Whittington Center).

8:45 AM – Arrive Raton, NM at Exit #451 from I-25N (Fuel Donated by Independent Riders of Raton.) Presentation and program.

9:30 AM – Depart Raton, NM for Pueblo, CO • Parade through Raton, NM to I-25 N to Pueblo, CO

~ KRTN will broadcast the Raton events on FM 93.9 ~

The ride was started over 25 years ago and has grown ever since. The purpose is to honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice, not only in Vietnam but in the other wars and conflicts that the United States has been involved in. 

Riders parade through downtown
Raton 2014 (photo by Marty Mayfield)


May 19, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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