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EGG RUN 2011

Moorlanders MCC Patch

The Moorlanders MCC Egg Run goes from strength to strength.

The 2011 event held, as usual, on Easter Sunday was the 13th Run organised and marked the 10th anniversary of the Moorlanders MCC Club . 

The purpose of the event is to distribute Easter Eggs to people in care in the local community, and to raise much needed funds for children’s charities in
Cornwall through  contributions by each rider taking part.

In return for the entry charge and Easter Eggs donated, the participating riders received a souvenir key ring and enjoyed a marshalled tour of our local patch.  The route is not made public before the event, but marshalled at every road junction or major course deviation.

Riders were also given a meal voucher for a free bar-b-que at the end event, hosted by Bowden Derra care home.

Around 500 bikers made their way to Davidstow Airfield for a 10 am start, from where our route took us via Wadebridge, down to St Austell to the Par based Action for Children for a refreshment break and to give Easter Eggs to children in their care.

The Run restarted, heading via Minions to Bowden Derra Park, where more Easter Eggs were handed out.  

As it was our 10th Anniversary as a Club, we organised a proper end event with Bowden Derra.  There was ample parking for bikes, and visiting spectators, a large grass area for the trade stands and the band, Blue Slate.

We held a raffle on the day, and presented Awards for the Oldest Bike, Prettiest Bike, Best Club Turnout, Best Bike, Furthest Travelled and Best Rat Bike.  Well done to the winners!

Oldest Bike Award


Davidstow Airfield Moorlanders Egg Run 2011

Easter Eggs collected on the dayMoorlanders Egg Run through Camelford

Egg Run through Camelford
Moorlanders End Event at Bowden DerraWe achieved an
all time record for
the Club of raising over 4,000!

This will be divided equally between Action for Children
Bowden Derra and the ARB special needs units of primary schools in Camelford and Launceston.

Moorlanders Egg Run Awards presentation

We're out and about
taking the 350 chocolate eggs collected to local
children's wards and
hospices :)

Thank you to all those who have supported our 2011 Egg Run


Launceston Tyre Company

Marton Gray Services

George Whites

B & H Motorcycles


Dairy Crest

Sharps Brewery

Print 2 Media

North Cornwall MCCWidows Sons

NatWest Bank


Juliots Well
We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone taking part in the 2011 Egg Run.

Thank you to hundreds of fellow bikers who rocked up early on Easter Sunday morning to a breezy airfield, and all graciously handed over 5, and many chocolate eggs.

Egg Run paying on arrival

Thank you to North Cornwall MCC and Widows Sons for coming along and assiting us in marshaling the route.

Moorlanders Egg Run

Thank you to the many local businesses who made donations of raffle prizes and cash contributions to the pot, including Dairy Crest, Ginsters and Sharps Brewery for loaning us a lorry for the band's stage.

Thank you to those of the local motorcycle industry for coming along with trade stands at the end event.

B & H Motorcycles

Thank you to Action for Children in Par for providing us with refreshments and a stop off point, and a massive thank you to Bowden Derra for hosting a brilliant end event and providing the bar-b-que meal.

Action for Children

Egg Run Award Prettiest Bike

Egg Run Awards