STAR Rolling Thunder Weekend
Date(s) - 05/26/2017 - 05/29/2017
Hello STAR Riders!
I am Hatchet, President Chapter 474, Manassas, VA and I want to give you a heads-up regarding our largest STAR event of the year. Since our inception in 2009, Chapter 474, Manassas has been hosting STAR events surrounding the largest protest ride in our nation – Rolling Thunder. As we begin to put our ride calendars together for 2017, I ask all of you to please consider participating (or helping out) in some, or all, of the events that Chapter 474 hosts in the theme of Rolling Thunder.
Visit http://rollingthunderrun.com/ for information on Rolling Thunder.
Rolling Thunder takes place annually in Washington DC on Memorial Day weekend, and for 2017, it is May 26-29. A list of Chapter 474 hosted events follows;
Friday, May 26 Catered STAR Meet & Greet to welcome STAR riders from all over the country.
Saturday, May 27 The Wilderness Battlefield Ride, complete with stories and facts regarding the battlefield venue(s) as researched and delivered by our own Civil War and Battles historian. This ride normally ends at the Vietnam Memorial (The Wall).
Sunday, May 28 We offer 2 escorted rides to the Pentagon staging area for the Rolling Thunder Protest Ride.
- An escorted ride to the Pentagon for general participation
- An escorted ride for those wanting to offer themselves as VIP Escorts
Sunday, May 28 STAR decompression BBQ immediately following the Rolling Thunder ride where we can just relax and enjoy each other’s company.
Please mark your calendars and come join us
Please note that advanced reservations are required for these events so that we can provide the proper amount of food and accommodations. Although, we are still in the process of assembling our 2017 ride calendar, please visit our meet-up site often to get the latest ride/event information. Please register on the STAR 474 meetup site below.
Registration Begins February 15, 2017
Also, we commonly reserve a block of rooms at the Comfort Inn, 6560 Loisdale Ct, Springfield, VA as we use this as our host hotel. Please let me know early if you plan to need a room so that we may have enough available.
Thank you all for your time. On behalf of Chapter 474, we hope to see you at Rolling Thunder this year.
President & Road Captain
STAR Chapter 474, Manassas, VA