When & Where

The Nevada County Food & Toy Run happens every year on the 2nd Saturday in December.

Join us this year on December 14, 2013

The Start – Eric W. Rood Administration Center
950 Maidu Avenue in Nevada City, CA 95959
9:00 – 11:45 AM  (get directions)

  • Assemble and check out all the bikes, holiday costumes and smiling faces
  • Shirts, raffle tickets and run pins are available for purchase – WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
  • Free coffee, hot cider and donuts to all riders

The Procession 
High Noon

Escorted procession leaves the Rood Center for a non-stop ride to the fairgrounds

The Finish – Nevada County Fairgrounds
1:00 – 3:00 PM

  • Meet and Greet with Santa, kids, families and friends
  • Food and toy distribution
  • Vendors and a festive atmosphere

19 Responses to When & Where

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  2. Nater & Jennifer Browne says:

    Always wanted to be a part of this! As a kid I got so excited hearing and watching the bikes come through,,, can’t wait to ride in it!

    Merry Christmas!

  3. dave everton says:

    When i was a kid i was poor and i got toys from the run, it made Christmas better for me. When i got my first bike i started donating and i have been there 6 years in a row now, yes even the year with crazy rain. Im looking forward to it this year.

  4. Jordan says:

    Should the gifts brought be wrapped or unwrapped?

  5. Steve says:

    The best run we have ever been on. Our group of 25 bikes (with ladies on back) join every year. What a joy to see all the children line the streets. Warms our hearts

  6. Manny o says:

    Went last year can’t wait to go this year one of the best runs ever have 5 more friends comin

  7. Manny Ordonez says:

    Last years was so awesome can’t wait to be apart of it again.the looks on the kids faces are priceless

  8. Phil says:

    My son bought 2 stuffed bears for donation to the toy run. When and where can we get them to you for distribution?

    • Toy Run says:

      Phil,
      Food and Toy Run donations can be dropped off at the Northern Mines building at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The building is located near back entrance (Gate 4) on Friday, Dec. 7th, between 4-6:30p.m. (Look for a bunch of cars parked around the building, as we will be there setting up for Saturday’s event). Or you can drop off on Saturday morning around 11:00a.m. just before the Toy Run starts.
      Thank you so much for your care and donation!
      The Toy Run Team

  9. The Coffee Run says:

    We are looking forward to being there again this year. What a great group of people we met!

  10. Sweeney's Weenies says:

    Looking forward to another great year of warm,giving souls and hot wieners with great friends!! Peeeerrfect way to kick off our Christmas season every year . See y’all there :)

    • Virginia Jennings says:

      Looking for info on the ride, and where to get the t-shirts and pins. we will be there, for the ride. But would like to purchase the pins and t-shirts now if possable. ( Nevada County Food and Toy Run) Thanks ; Billy and Virginia

      • Toy Run says:

        Hi Virginia,
        You can order T-shirts and pins here on the website — just click the orange DONATE button and let us know the number of shirts and pins you’d like to purchase. Be sure to include sizes too and we will send them to you. T-shirts are $25 each, pins are $5, and $10 for shipping the whole order. If you live in the area you can pick up your order, just let us know when placing your order.

        Basically the ride starts at the Rood Center in Nevada City and ends at the Fairgrounds 5 miles away. Here is the link to route map.
        Glad to hear that you’ll be joining us this year!
        The ToyRun Gang

  11. pam devault says:

    The Auburn moose riders will be coming – should be a great day.

  12. Wanted to attend your event for years, but work has always got in the way. I’m really hoping to make it out this year. I currently hold the motorcycle world land speed record (world’s fastest motorcycle) at 376 mph with a top speed of 394. Don’t know if having a local semi-celeb in the motorcycle community would be a benefit. Love what you guys are doing. Me and my wife (Tricia) are planning to attend for the first time this year. Excited to see the kids faces and meet with fellow motorcyclists.
    Rocky Robinson

    • Toy Run says:

      Hey Rocky,
      The Toy Run would be honored to have you join us this year for a putt through town for the kids …
      Thank you!
      Thom Staser
      Founder,
      NC Food & Toy Run

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