The 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Annual Rally in Full Swing so AMERiders is letting you know what’s going on for those that are missing it to plan for next year. It started just a few days agon and still ends this weekend but there is still so much happening in Sturgis right now. So for those of you that didn’t go this year or have never gone at all. We are still bringing you a bit of information so you may plan your trip for next year.
Today’s Big events
Legendary Sturgis 5K
Although this one has already happened it is a big one that does happen every year and we grabbed a picture of what it looked like from the Sturgis FB page.
Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Registration: 6:00 a.m. – 6:45 a.m.
5K Run: 7:00 a.m.
Sturgis Brown High School, 12930 East Hwy 34, Sturgis, SD
5K with T Shirt*: $20.00 – REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED, PLEASE CHECK BACK NEXT YEAR
Join us for a fun race as we run right down Legendary Main Street Sturgis on a flat, fast course from Sturgis Brown High School to the VIP Hospitality Village during the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Annual Rally! It doesn’t get more simple than this: walk/jog /run … and raise money for local animal shelter! Free breakfast, SWAG, & more!
Beard & Mustache Contest
Yes, it’s official the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ will be the qualifier for the National Beard and Mustache Contest for 2017. https://www.nationalbeardchampionships.com/ We all know that the motorcycle culture brings out the guys with the beards and mustaches. Think you’ve got a great beard or mustache? Are you going to be at the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Annual Rally? Well if you do and you are, we want you!
Come on down to Harley-Davidson Rally Point on the legendary Sturgis Main Street Wednesday, August 9th starting at 5:00 p.m. during the 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and see how your beard compares to your buddies. Don’t even think about not coming. You owe it to yourself to be part of this outstanding competition. Besides, the overall winner of the Sturgis contest will be automatically entered into the National Beard and Mustache contest held in Los Angeles, California in November.
New logo for next year
Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstensen To Unveil Official 78th Anniversary Logo
What: Mayor Mark Carstensen, along with City Manager Daniel Ainslie and numerous SMRi board members, will be on hand to unveil the 78th official logo of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ on historic Main Street in downtown Sturgis.
When: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017, at noon
Where: Main Street, Sturgis, SD, East Photo Tower (Main Street, just west of Junction)
See the calendar for the rest of today’s events here
Peek at Tomorrow’s events for the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Annual Rally
|12:00 PM||Yancey – Buffalo Bodega, 658 Main St. Deadwood|
|12:00 PM||Street Food Throw Down Ceremony (Rally Point) (CLICK to learn more!)|
|1:00 PM||Two Way Crossing – Rally Point, Harley-Davidson Way & Main|
|1:00 PM||Barnyard Stompers – Mangy Moose Saloon, 240 E. Main St. Hill City|
|2:00 PM||Outlaw Nation Southern Revivial – Iron Horse Saloon, 888 Junction Ave. Sturgis.|
|2:00 PM||Tasty Freeze – Deadwood Mountain Grand, Patron Patio, 1906 Deadwood Mountain Dr. Deadwood|
|5:00 PM||35th and Taylor – Rally Point, Harley-Davidson Way & Main|
|5:30 PM||Tripwire – Loud American Roadhouse, 1305 Main St. Sturgis.|
|6:00 PM||Forgotten Highway & Little Texas – Main Street Square, 512 Main St. Rapid City|
|6:00 PM||Crash Wagon – Downtown Rapid City, 7th & Saint Joseph, Rapid City|
|7:00 PM||(7:00 PM – 9:00 PM) Vendor Social, VIP Hospitality|
|8:00 PM||Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band – Loud American Roadhouse, 1305 Main St. Sturgis.|
|8:00 PM||Lit – Iron Horse Saloon, 888 Junction Ave. Sturgis.|
|8:00 PM||Guild of Ages – One-Eyed Jacks Saloon, 1304 Main St. Sturgis.|
|8:00 PM||Jackyl – Full Throttle Saloon / Pappy Hoel Campground, 19942 SD-79, Vale, SD|
|8:30 PM||George Thorogood – Buffalo Chip, 20622 Fort Meade Way, Buffalo Chip|
|9:00 PM||Free Fallin’ – Shade Valley Resort, 20158 137th Place, Sturgis.|
|9:00 PM||Judd Hoos – Loud American Roadhouse, 1305 Main St. Sturgis.|
|9:00 PM||The Cowardly Lions – Saloon No. 10, 657 Main St. Deadwood|
|10:30 PM||Hairball – Iron Horse Saloon, 888 Junction Ave. Sturgis.|
|10:30 PM||Blink-182 – Buffalo Chip, 20622 Fort Meade Way, Buffalo Chip|
|10:30 PM||Dirty Word – Loud American Roadhouse, 1305 Main St. Sturgis.|
|11:00 PM||Juke House – Loud American Roadhouse, 1305 Main St. Sturgis.|
~And as always….
~Live Free Ride Hard~
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