The annual Limpopo North Toy Run, hosted by the Road Hogs Tzaneen Motorcycle Club, took place on Sunday the 24th of November and forms part of the largest motorcycle ride and charity event in South Africa.
Bikers from various clubs in and around Tzaneen gathered at High School Merensky on the Sunday morning, from where the mass ride proceeded to the Manor Lodge.
According to Linda Streaton, secretary of the Road Hogs Tzaneen Motorcyle Club, they have managed to collect a total of 28 boxes filled with toys that will go to needy children. Streaton said the community of Tzaneen and business entities also contributed by donating gifts for the prize giving.
“We would like to thank each and every motorcyclist who came to support this charity initiative”, said Streaton.
Aside from supporting this charity project, the bikers and their families also had the opportunity to have some fun with a host of games like tug of war and a buck droppings spitting contest which provided for quite hilarious moments.
The annual Toy Run is South Africa’s largest motorcycle ride for charity. Every year at the end of November, thousands of bikes come together to bring happiness into the lives of needy children in this country.
Thousands of toys are attached to bikes from all shapes and sizes where the bikers ride in a parade through their towns and cities. These toys are then all donated to less privileged children.
Any person from the community is invited to attend this event and is not exclusively just for motorcyclists. This event is also regarded as a family outing. The entrance fee to join in the fun is to donate a soft toy.
The trademark Toy Run™ may not be used by anyone else whatsoever without the written permission of the Toy Run™ trademark holders. Please be aware that no private person has been given permission by the Toy Run™ to collect toys or funds in the name of the Toy Run™ or on its behalf. The Road Hogs Tzaneen Motorcycle Club have the authorisation from the Toy Run™ to host this annual event.
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