Run For The Wall makes a stop in Dickson County on May 20

Run For The Wall strives to maintain a safe,supportive, and private atmosphere in which all participants can reflect and heal on their journey from California to Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C.

Run For The Wall was started in 1989 by James Gregory and Bill Evans, two Vietnam Veterans who traveled across the heartland of America on motorcycles.

The goals of Run For the Wall are:  To guide the participants across America and to educate future generations on the importance of accountability in wartime actions, emphasizing that no one should be left behind.

On Monday, May 20, motorcyclist will make their way through Dickson County from 12:15 to 2:20 pm. They will fuel at Love’s Truckstop at exit 163 from 12:15-12:45. They will then travel I-40 to Exit 172 then down Highway 46 to Highway 70.

Connie Clifton, who spoke about Run For The Wall on the Power Lunch Tuesday afternoon, asks people to line up along Highway 46 and Highway 70, bring your flags, and cheer them on as they go by.

Lunch will be served for the riders at 1:05 pm at Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 500 Highway 70 East. They will leave the church at 2:20 pm traveling Highway 70 East.

Click here to listen to the Power Lunch podcast with Connie Clifton as she talks more about Run For The Wall.