Needles, CA: Get ready to welcome the Run For The Wall 2019 today.
Come out and join our community as we give thanks and show our support to the hundreds of motorcycle riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2019 arrive into Needles, California on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019.
The Run For The Wall Central Route Pack will be making a stop for a private luncheon and welcoming ceremony at Santa Fe Park, located on the 900 block of Front Street between F Street and G Street, in Downtown Needles, California.
This will be their first stop on their way heading east to the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. for Memorial Day.
The Needles Chamber of Commerce provides lunch for the hundreds of motorcycle riders, many of them veterans and who’ve served in our military, riding for those who can’t and to remember those who are still missing.
ZachNews has received the program schedule for the welcoming lunch event, which will include the singing of our national anthem, a presentation and proclamations.
The program will start at approximately 1:15 p.m. PT.
The Needles Chamber of Commerce want to remind the local businesses and the community that the “Pack” of about 415 motorcycles will arrive at 1:45 p.m. PT and will depart from Santa Fe Park at about 2:45 p.m. PT.
Also, the Needles Chamber of Commerce want to remind the local businesses and the community that Front Street as well as F Street and G Street will be closed part of the day.
ZachNews has received the map route arriving to Santa Fe Park in Downtown Needles, California.
ZachNews has learned that the motorcycles will be arriving to Santa Fe Park via the North K Street Underpass, east along Front Street and east along Front Street stopping in front of Santa Fe Park.
Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station will be doing traffic control along the North K Street Underpass as well as along streets along the route.
Front Street from F Street to H Street, F Street from Front Street to West Broadway, and G Street from Front Street to West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California will be closed for the event.
Also, the California Highway Patrol will be conducting traffic control for the motorcycles riders at the River Road Cutoff exit to West Park Road and along eastbound Interstate 40 at East Broadway (U.S. Route 95) in Needles, California.
ZachNews has learned that you can track the Run For The Wall groups on their way to Washington, D.C. by going to the Run For The Wall website:
Each year, the Needles Chamber of Commerce looks to the community to help fund this annual event.
The lunch is fully funded by donations of money, food, time, and product.
ZachNews has received the list of businesses, groups and organizations who are sponsoring the event.
The public is asked to plan ahead and be both respectful and drive safely as the motorcycles riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2019 head from the Needles, California area, cross over the Colorado River, and enters into Mohave County, Arizona on their way towards Washington, D.C.
The public is encouraged to come out and show your support including bring up American flags and signs to all those who served and sacrificed to protect us and our country’s freedom.
In pass year’s, people have been seen along streets and along Interstate 40 waving American flags showing their love and support for the Run For The Wall, including along the Five Mile Road overpass (Seen in the picture above).
ZachNews will be broadcasting live on Facebook the Run For The Wall 2019 event from Needles, California.
Afterwards, ZachNews will have pictures and possibly videos from the Run For The Wall 2019 event.
The Needles Chamber of Commerce continues to donations, none too small, to help honor our veterans!
To donate or to help at the event, please contact the Needles Chamber of Commerce at: 1 (760) 326-2050 or come visit us at 119 F Street in Downtown Needles, California.
** More information regarding the Run For The Wall 2019 or the organization is at the following Run For The Wall website address: **
May we all give thanks and show our respect to all of the man and woman who serviced and given their lives in our military.
Please come out and give your respect, thanks, and welcomes to all of the motorcycles riders participating in the Run For The Wall 2019.
**** Times of arrival is subject to change depending on traffic and weather conditions. ****
** Pictures from ZachNews. **