A Ride of Inspiration - 8th Annual Poker Run & Festival

Jul 16
Hosted by:DS Action- (Down Syndrome...
July 16, 2016 at 9:00am to
July 16, 2016 at 3:00pm
San Diego Harley-Davidson map 4645 Morena Blvd. San Diego, CA 92117

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A Charity Motorcycle Poker Run and Festival
Fundraiser to Support DS Action and the Down Syndrome Center at Rady Children’s Hospital

Join us on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at San Diego Harley-Davidson (Morena location), as we support and raise awareness for individuals with Down syndrome.  The 8th Annual A Ride of Inspiration”, is a charity motorcycle event and community festival, which supports DS (Down Syndrome) Action (www.downsyndromeaction.org) and their fundraising efforts for the Down Syndrome Center at Rady Children’s Hospital.

Special Event Announcements:

We are very excited to announce that Councilmember Scott Sherman will be leading the Ride again this year.  Thank you to Councilmember Sherman for his continued support of DS Action.  Also, we have a special musical guest who will be joining us for the first time, Jose Molina Serrano.  DS Action and the A Ride of Inspiration Planning Team would like to thank him for his generosity in sharing his amazing talent with us.

Click Here Now to REGISTER AS A RIDER/PASSENGER or for the POKER WALK (General Admission to the Festival is FREE)

This event is not only for motorcycle enthusiasts, family and friends of all ages, are welcome to attend and enjoy this inspirational day.  Attendees will enjoy carnival games, vendor booths, raffles and music. We will also have some special “characters” meeting guests and posing for pictures.  Those who do not ride, can participate in a Poker Walk and collect their poker hand by visiting select booths at the festival. Riders will leave together and travel throughout San Diego county, collecting their poker hand at Rady Children's Hospital, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (La Mesa) and several other locations.

If you are participating in the Ride or poker walk, you can pre-register online or register on the morning of the event.

General admission is FREE
Poker Ride - $25/per Rider or $10/per Passenger
Non-Rider Poker Walk - $15/per poker hand.

Awards/Prizes will be given in the following categories:  

  1. Most Represented Club/Organization
  2. Kids Choice Awards
  3. Highest Poker Hank
  4. Lowest Poker Hand



9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Riders Check-In/Register

10:00am – 10:20am

Opening Ceremony & Welcome
National Anthem

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM

Safety Briefing & Route Review for Riders

10:30 AM

Kick-stands Up & “A Ride of Inspiration” Begins 

11:00 AM

Carnival Setup

12:00 PM


Music by Special Guest, Jose Molina Serrano

Be sure to meet:
Chopper the Biker Dog
Big Animals for Little Kids
Star Wars Characters

12:30 PM

Food will be available. ($5/plate)
Thank you to our Food Sponsor – BJs Restaurant & Brewhouse

1:00 PM

Riders Return - You will not want to miss this!

2:00 PM

All Poker Ride and Poker Walk Sheets must be turned in
Raffle Drawings (Winners do not need to be present)

2:30 PM

Awards/Prize Ceremony & Closing Announcements

2:45 PM

Closing Announcements

3:00 PM

Event Close



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