Motorcycle runs around the Region

Motorcycle runs around the Region

Ever hear a loud rumbling for an extended amount of time in the summer? In most cases, this is the result of hundreds of motorcycles revving down a local street. There are many different types of motorcycle events and runs that happen all around the Region. These gatherings are a great way to raise money and awareness for non-profit organizations and charities while also getting involved in the community and making great friends in the process.

Most motorcycle runs feature further entertainment options at the destination location such as live music, motorcycle or car shows, auctions, raffles, vendors, etc. These unique events require a large amount of planning, organization and community involvement in order to create the best atmosphere possible for riding participants. It’s common to sign up for a certain motorcycle run in advance with fellow riders who are interested in the event, however, if you aren’t signing up with others, don’t fret! Runs are a great opportunity to meet community members who have the same interests as you do all while supporting a great cause.

“About 90% of the bike runs are aimed to raise money and awareness for causes that effect people deeply. When you see a community come together to help causes like this, it makes you feel amazing knowing you are part of it. I can probably speak for over half the bikers I know when I say that we’ve met 80% of our friends through attending charitable rides,” said Johnny Boersma, local motorcycle rider.

Below are upcoming motorcycle runs happening around the Region this summer. In most cases, it is a good idea to sign up or register in advance in order to plan for the happenings of the event such as preparing for the distance of the run and locating gas stations along the way ahead of time, as well as food and water. Registration and Waiver form signings are also available at check-in the day of the run. For more information about these events and other upcoming motorcycle runs stemming outside of Northwest Indiana, visit

1AxemenIndianaAxemen Indiana #3 Poker Run

When: Saturday, May 18th from 10am-?

Where: 4025 Lincolnway West, South Bend, IN. 46628

For more information, visit

2candlelightRide2019 Candlelight Ride

When: Saturday, May 25th from 4pm-7pm

Where: 2293 North Main St. Crown Point, IN. 46307

For more information, visit

3RockersRunRideFirst Annual Rockers Run Vintage Ride

When: Saturday, June 1st from 8:30am-5:30pm (EST)

Where: Indianapolis, IN

For more information, visit

4MiracleRide26th Annual Miracle Ride for Riley Kids

When: Saturday, June1st- Sunday, June 2nd

Where: Indianapolis, IN.

For more information, visit

5BikesaverRolloutBikesaver Roll Out

When: Saturday, June 8th from 10am-10pm

Where: 17401 Morse St. Lowell, IN. 46356

For more information, visit

6ColinsConquer5th Annual Colin’s Chance to Conquer Memorial Ride

When: Saturday, June 22nd from 9am-11pm

Where: 2100 Willowcreek Rd. Portage, IN. 46368

For more information, visit

7SuicideRide9th Annual Suicide Prevention Ride

When: Saturday, June 29th from 9am-??

Where: 2193 West 84th Pl. Merrillville, IN. 46410

For more information, visit

8SpecialOlympicsRidePorter County Special Olympic Athletes Road Rally

When: Saturday, August 17th from 10am-8pm

Where: 602 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. 46304

For more information, visit

Some of the motorcycle runs listed above require a registration fee and fill up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot today by visiting their respective event listing.