THIS IS THE MOMENT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR.... THE 2022 PEACEKEEPERS DETAILED RIDE PLAN AND STOPS!!! We are so thankful to the businesses and communities that will be welcoming us this year. We've put together an amazing route. We hope you'll enjoy the day!
18 law enforcement agencies, 4 fire departments, dozens of volunteers and countless hours of planning are all coming together to help you navigate 142 miles through three cities and four counties
The gates open at 8:30. Registration will immediately begin and will be open until 10:00am. Opening ceremonies are scheduled from 10:15 to 10:50. The ride will PROMPTLY leave at 11:00.
11:00 - LEAVE FROM CAMP LINCOLN - 1301 N MACARTHUR BLVD IN SPRINGFIELD —— DEPART FOR The American Legion in Lincoln, IL. - For the first time in the nineteen years of our event, we will travel north to Logan County and the city of Lincoln. The ride will take you down the historic Rt. 66 where we'll arrive to a host of volunteers anxious to greet you next to the largest covered wagon in the world.
12:40 pm - We'll zig zag out of town, head south on Rt 121, maneuver across north Macon County and jaunt down to the Mt. Zion Convention Center in Mt. Zion, IL.
*Lunch will BE AVAILABLE at the Mt. Zion Convention Center. Lunch will be 'CASH ONLY!" This will be a 1.5 hour stop.
Just after 3:00 pm we head toward "Tornado Country" and the VFW in Taylorville, IL. Look out Christian County, we're coming in strong around 3:30. This is our final stop before we head home for the finale and awards presentations.
At 4:45 pm, we'll set our sights on County 104 and start the return to the capital city. The final leg takes us around Lake Shore Drive and back in to town where we'll be greeted with open arms at The Curve. All the streets will be closed around the venue just for us.
After the closing ceremonies you can unwind to the sounds of Sadistic Cowboys - one of the most popular bands touring today.