The Atlanta Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities will host the Inaugural "Kruz'n for Kids Motorcycle Poker Run" on Saturday, June 7. The event includes a scenic ride through Clayton and Henry Counties, with stops at local Wal-Mart stores and Noah's Ark located in Locust Grove.  The ride will begin on the 870-acre Atlanta Motor Speedway facility and finish with riders taking a lap around the 1.54-mile quad-oval track.   

Registration begins at Atlanta Motor Speedway at 1:00 p.m. and the ride departs at 2:30 p.m.  Enjoy the scenic ride and lap around the track followed by food, fun and entertainment in the infield at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The ride is open to all motorcycles; the entry fee is a $25 donation per motorcycle and $10 per passenger. To register or learn more about the sponsorship opportunities, contact Shaun Birindelli via e-mail at or register online at

Speedway Children's Charities was founded in 1984 by Bruton Smith, Chairman of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. and Sonic Automotive. The mission of Speedway Children's Charities is to care for children in educational, financial, social and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives.  Speedway Children's Charities provides funding for non-profit organizations that meet the direct needs of children,

Thanks to the generosity of many supporters, the Atlanta Chapter was able to distribute nearly $350,000 to 28 local charities at its annual grant ceremony in December 2007. The 2008 "Kruz'n for Kids Motorcycle Poker Run" registration form can be found be clicking here.