The Atlanta Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities will host the Inaugural Kruz'n For Kids Motorcycle Poker Run on Saturday, June 7th. The event includes a scenic ride through Clayton and Henry Counties with stops at local Wal-Mart's as well as Noah's Ark. The ride will begin at Atlanta Motor Speedway and finish by taking a lap around one of the fastest tracks in NASCAR.

Registration begins at Atlanta Motor Speedway at 1:00 and the ride leaves at 2:30. Enjoy the scenic ride and lap around the track followed by food, fun and entertainment in the infield at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The ride is open to all motorcycles; the entry fee is a $25 donation per motorcycle and $10 per passenger. To register or learn more about the sponsorship opportunities, contact Shaun Birindelli via e-mail at or register online at

Speedway Children's Charities was founded in 1984 by Bruton Smith, Chairman of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. and Sonic Automotive. The mission of Speedway Children's Charities is to care for children in educational, financial, social and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives. Speedway Children's Charities provides funding for non-profit organizations that meet the direct needs of children,

Thanks to the generosity of many supporters, the Atlanta Chapter was able to distribute nearly $350,000 to 28 local charities at its annual grant ceremony in December, 2007.