The 8th Annual Ride for Fallen Service Heroes will take place on Friday, October 13, 2023. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) will serve as the Special Guest Road Captain.
This year’s ride begins at the Gold Star Monument at the WV State Capitol and travels through the New River Gorge to Summersville. Riders will honor Fallen Service Heroes and show their support for Gold Star families.
The round-trip motorcycle ride will travel from the West Virginia State Capitol along Route 60 to Chimney Corner, pick up Route 16 to Route 19 at Fayetteville, across the New River Gorge Bridge and end with a community celebration in Summersville.
The opening ceremony to honor Fallen Service Heroes starts at 12:30 p.m. at the Gold Star Monument, West Virginia State Capitol.
Departure from the West Virginia State Capitol is at 1 p.m.
Riders will arrive at Summersville City Pavilion for a community celebration to honor Gold Star families at 3 p.m.