The Memorial Day run encompasses three days with multiple events leading up to the big run on Sunday. Photo Meigs Independent Press file.

Meigs Memorial Run returns for 34th year

POMEROY, Ohio – For 34 years the annual Meigs County Memorial Day Run has been bringing riders along the river.

This year Southeast Ohio’s largest motorcycle run is a three day event from May 24-26. The event kicks off along the Ohio River on Main Street in Pomeroy. All events on the Parking lot are at no cost.

Meigs Memorial Run
Meigs Memorial Run draws riders from around the country. Photo by Madalyn Wood.

Friday, May 24

There will be a bike blessing at 5 p.m. along with t-shirt sales opening at 5 p.m. Additionally, there will be vendors, and Chris Deemer will DJ. Northbend Church will perform live music from 7-9 p.m.

Saturday, May 25

From 10 a.m. to noon there will be $1,000 Poker Run sign ups at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Pomeroy, with the cost being $10 per person. Bikes out at noon. First place takes $1,000 while second to receive $100.

In addition to the Poker Run, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kip Grueser will DJ. From 6-10 p.m. Next Level will preform live music. Inflatables will be available for the kids from 4-8 p.m.

Sunday, May 26

The Memorial Run Parade leaves the Pomeroy Levee at 1 p.m. There are no sign up or entry fees to participate.

There will be a $1,000 raffle drawing at 5 p.m. with tickets priced at $10 per ticket. The drawing will be at 5 p.m. The winner does not need to be present to win.

From 12-5 p.m. DJ Kip will have music along with the Bike Stunt Show from 3-4 p.m.

Meigs Memorial Run
The Memorial Day run encompasses three days with multiple events leading up to the big run on Sunday. Photo by Madalyn Wood.

About the Meigs Memorial Run

The proceeds from the Meigs Memorial Run go to the annual Christmas shopping underprivileged kids/teens in Meigs County.

Items for sale at the Memorial Run booth include a Memorial Run t-shirt, patch, poker chip, bike flag, 2019 Memorial Run button, and/or get your tickets for the $1,000 cash raffle to help those in need have a brighter Christmas.

For more information, visit the Meigs Memorial Run Facebook page. https://m.facebook.com/MeigsMemorialRun