3845 Perkins Road | Thompson’s Station, TN 37179 | 615.794.2918 |




Saturday, September 30


Get your motorcycle revved up to ride through beautiful Tennessee back roads!

2 GUIDED RIDES: 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Ride either or both!

2 RIDER GROUPS on Each Ride: Cruisers (slower pace) & Spirited (faster pace)

Rides begin and end at Deer Run, 3845 Perkins Road, Thompson's Station, TN 37179

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DONATIONS ONLY. There is no registration fee for the ride, but we ask that you bring your 100% tax-deductible donation for the Camper Scholarship Fund. Nearly 200 scholarships are awarded EACH YEAR to qualified applicants from local families and organizations like A Soldier's Child, the Nashville Rescue Mission, Safe Haven Family Shelter, Boys & Girls Clubs. Help us share the love of Christ with these kids and provide a positive environment for them to learn about trust, respect, confidence, character and leadership!

POKER RUN (optional), $10 per person (morning & afternoon riders): Participants draw playing cards at the beginning and end of the ride plus at the fuel stop. A prize is given to the winner after the judges score all cards. Poker hands are scored using standard poker hand rankings.

EVENT SHIRT: Purchase for $15 while at Deer Run. 

All funds from the Poker Run and shirt sales benefit the Scholarship Fund.



10:00 a.m. KICK STANDS UP for MORNING 50-MILE GUIDED RIDE: This 50-mile ride is on beautiful paved two-lane Tennessee back roads with a stop for fellowship, snacks/beverages and fuel. 

11:00 a.m. CHECK-IN BEGINS for Afternoon Riders — Join Us for Lunch & Prize Drawings
Come early to play corn hole and spin the wheel to win tickets for prize drawings. 

11:45 a.m. LUNCH: Morning riders return to Deer Run and afternoon riders join us for lunch (donations accepted), live music and prize drawings.

1:30 p.m. KICK STANDS UP for AFTERNOON 50-MILE GUIDED RIDE: We will ride a different 50-mile route on beautiful paved two-lane Tennessee back roads with a stop for fellowship, snacks/beverages and fuel.

3:30 p.m. RETURN TO DEER RUN for Fellowship & Prize Drawings


Free Friday Night Event: For those traveling from a distance or locals who want to join us, we will get together at 6:30 p.m. at Deer Run for dinner and fellowship.

DEER RUN ACCOMMODATIONS: Call 615.794.2918 to make reservations for tent camping (no electrical hook ups) or bunkhouse-type cabin lodging. Cabins have heat and air. Shower house is available for tent campers or those staying in cabins.
Tent Campsite: $20 per person for Friday night and Saturday breakfast; $40 per person for Saturday night and includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast.
Cedar Point Cabin: $40 per person for Friday night and Saturday breakfast; $50 per person for Saturday night and includes Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast. View cabin photos.

LOCAL HOTELS: Contact our guest services staff at 615.794.2918 if you need information about local hotels near Deer Run.

Deer Run founders, David & Liz Gibson, are your guides and hosts for the event. David is an avid and experienced rider who has ridden Tennessee back roads all his life and will introduce you to roads that you probably have never ridden before. He guides with you in mind — making each ride a customized experience you will thoroughly enjoy and remember. David and Liz enjoy motorcycle adventure excursions together exploring back roads across America — from Alaska to Florida.

This is a rain or shine event.

All roads on the Saturday guided ride are paved; there are no water crossings.

Questions: call David Gibson at 615.566.0026 or email DavidG@DeerRun.camp.

* We respectfully request that you honor our no alcohol policy at this event.