Major Brad Watson, Divisional Public Relations Secretary of the Salvos chats with dave about the MRA Toy Run 2017

Date: December 2, 2017

It’s that time of year again!

MRA Tasmania is putting on the 38th annual Toy Run to support the Salvation Army and their efforts to make Christmas a more enjoyable time of year for those who are in a hard place in life.

Meeting at The Derwent Entertainment centre at 12 Midday on Saturday the 2ND OF DECEMBER, the ride will be departing at 2:30 to ride down to PW1 and gather at Parliament Lawns to donate your gifts and tidings to this great cause.

So come along and support the longest, largest and oldest Toy Run in the country and help bring some Christmas cheer to those less fortunate.

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Don’t forget to share the event and invite all your mates! Let’s keep this as the biggest run in the country!


Motor Cycle Riders Association Annual Toy Run
The annual MRA Toy Run is being held on Saturday the 2nd of December 2017. The ride
commences at 2:30pm from the Derwent Entertainment Centre and finishes at Franklin
Wharf at around 3:30pm. Road closures will commence from about 2:00pm. Roads
affected are;
 Brooker Highway to southbound traffic, between the Berridale on ramp (Strathaven
Drive) and Davey Street, Hobart
 Tasman Highway (bridge off ramp) to southbound traffic at McVilley Drive
 Davey Street between the Tasman Highway and Murray Street

Northbound traffic traveling on the Brooker Highway will not be affected, however
vehicles will not be permitted to cross the route during the event.

The Hobart waterfront bordered by Davey Street, Salamanca Place, Castray Esplanade
and Elizabeth Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 2:00pm until 5:00pm.

Motorists should expect delays and where possible plan to leave earlier or identify an
alternative route, to ensure they get to their destination on time.