The eighth annual American Legion Legacy Run 2013 begins Sunday, Aug. 18 at American Legion Post 64, Indianapolis, Indiana, the home city of The American Legion National Headquarters. American Legion Riders, other motorcyclists and passengers from around the country will gather Aug. 17, 2013, for training sessions, safety orientations, final registration and fellowship before departing early in the morning on Sunday, Aug. 18, for the five-day, 1,500-mile journey to the American Legion National Convention in Houston, Texas.
American Legion National Commander James E. Koutz will accompany the Riders and will meet Riders and volunteers at every stop, luncheon, and evening event throughout the 5-day Run.
Online registration for The American Legion Legacy Run will begin on or about Feb. 4 and will end on Aug. 9, 2013. Riders will also have the opportunity to print and mail in their registrations with check payment if they prefer.
Registration for the 2013 American Legion Legacy Run remains at 2012 rates:
MARK YOUR CALENDARS. The important dates for the 2013 American Legion Legacy Run activities are:
The Legacy Run will arrive in Houston, Texas, on the afternoon of Aug. 22 for a special reception event to be held at an American Legion Post (to be determined) near Houston.
The American Legion National Convention Parade on Aug. 25 will be led by The American Legion Riders. There is no registration fee for The National Convention Parade.
The American Legion Legacy Run is open to all licensed motorcyclists with machines (motorcycles, scooters, trikes, Spyders, etc.) of 750cc displacment and above. Riders and passengers must be 18 years of age or older and in good enough physical condition for a multiday, multistate motorcycle run. Riders are subject to removal from the Run, without refund, in case of overloading, tire wear, electrical systems, unsafe trailers, and braking systems. DOT-approved helmets are mandatory wear at all times during the Legacy Run.