American Legion Legacy Run to stop in Lamar August 12 – Colorado News

American Legion Legacy Run to stop in Lamar August 12 – Colorado News

On August 12, 2017 the American Legion Legacy Run takes off from the Fort Dodge Soldier’s Home in Fort Dodge, Kansas. This year’s route will be along US Hwy 50. Day 1 the Legacy Run will be traveling through Granada, Holly, Lamar, Las Animas, La Junta, Swink, Rocky Ford, Manzanola and Fowler. The end of Day 1 will be in Pueblo, CO. American Legion District 1 encourages local community members to come out and wave at the riders as they make their way through the communities. They are expecting 400+ motorcycles to be traveling through the community.


The approximate times for the area are:

Granada, Colorado: 10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Holly, Colorado: 10:35 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Lamar, Colorado: 11 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.


The Run should arrive at the Cow Palace in Lamar at approximately 11:30 a.m. The riders will be stopping to eat lunch at the Cow Palace. Spectators are welcome to come take a look at the bikes and talk to the riders. At 12:50 p.m. the riders will be departing the Cow Palace and refueling at the Love’s Travel Plaza. This will take about 30-45 minutes. Once the refueling is completed, the Legacy Run will proceed west on US Hwy 50.


The approximate times for destinations after Lamar are:

Las Animas, Colorado: 1:55 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

La Junta, Colorado: 2:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Swink, Colorado: 2:45 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Rocky Ford, Colorado: 3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Manzanola, Colorado: 3:20 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Fowler, Colorado: 3:30 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.


They ask to please keep in mind the main body of the Legacy Run is preceded by a small group of 20-25 motorcycles in the Advance Team. The Advance Team is 45-60 minutes ahead of our published schedule, they have been mistaken for…

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