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Payson Fun Run

by Paul Koreneff

Join us for a relaxing drive to Payson for a nice mid-morning break at Culver’s. We will park in the back of the Culver’s parking lot to exchange stories. You will then have plenty of time for other activities …

What you need to bring:

  • A smiling face and cheery disposition
  • Stories on how you have handled life during the stay at home order
  • Your appreciation of the BMW brand – its good points and its not so good points
  • A cloth mask that effectively filters the air you breath, but that allows you to converse. Of course you will need to take it off in order to eat and drink and even when driving. We encourage you to wear it at all other times.
  • A chair to sit on (standing on chairs, especially folding chairs, is not always good for your health)
  • A hat, so that you keep a cool head …

When placing your chair and while moving about, we ask that you remember the social distancing guidelines and do not encroach on the space of others.

Feel free to bring your own food and beverages or you can purchase them at the Culver’s.

Check-in at 8:30 am

Driver’s Meeting at 8:45 am

Circle K / Shell Station
17125 East Shea Boulevard
Fountain Hills AZ 85268

Depart at 9:00 am

There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

Register for this event below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Submit button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming message and an email.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

Route details:

We will drive on AZ Highway 87 (the Beeline) north to Payson. Once in Payson, we will take AZ Highway 260 east to Culver’s. Note that the Google map below shows routes currently available …

Culver’s has informed us they will open at 10:00 am.

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Wickenburg Fun Run

by Paul Koreneff

Join us for a relaxing Saturday drive to Wickenburg for a nice Mexican Lunch (and still have time to enjoy the rest of your day).

Check-in at 10:00am;

Driver’s Meeting at 10:15am:

Cracker Barrel Parking Lot, 

606 S Watson Rd, 

Buckeye, AZ 85326

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 10:30 am and head west on Interstate 10 to exit 103 and head north on 339th Avenue/Hassayampa Road. We will then head west on Indian School Road before turning north on 335th Avenue, Aguila Road and Vulture Mine Road. We will be passing the Vulture City Ghost Town – did you know it was there? Upon reaching US Highway 60 we will turn east to El Ranchero “The Wrangler” Authentic Mexican and Seafood Restaurant.

This is a map of our route:

There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

Register for the Event below in order to reserve your spot for the drive and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the submit button to allow the system time to process your request – you will receive a confirming message and an email.

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Route 66 Fun Run

by Paul Koreneff

Do you love driving, socializing, great food, and the Eagles? Then come join us for a group drive up to Winslow, Arizona for great photo opportunities at Standin’ on the Corner Park commemorating the song “Take It Easy“, written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey, and, most famously, recorded by the Eagles. We will then proceed to Flagstaff for lunch.

Don’t Forget to Bring: Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Water

 

Please note the Check-in time!

Check-in at 7:30 am;

Driver’s Meeting at 7:45 am:

Circle K / Shell Station

(south side of the street near the Beeline Highway)

17125 E Shea Blvd
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 8:00 am and head up AZ-87 N to Winslow, AZ through Payson, AZ. We will stop for fuel and a restroom break at the Shell station by The Home Depot, just north of Payson past the roundabout. From there, we will continue up to Winslow, AZ via AZ-87 N. After pausing to take photos, we will travel west on I-40 to Flagstaff for lunch at the Beaver Street Brewery & Whistle Stop Cafe. The suggested return drive will be via the Lake Mary Road and then south to Payson on AZ-87 S.

For the drive to Flagstaff there will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

Please RSVP no later than November 8th below in order to reserve your spot for the drive and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page.

Route Details:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

Suggested return route via Lake Mary Road:

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Mount Lemmon Picnic Fun Run

by Paul Koreneff
Roadrunner BMW CCA will be partnering with our Sonoran Chapter brethren for another event, a run up beautiful Mt. Lemmon in Tucson, AZ! This is a great opportunity to beat the heat by driving up the mountain for a picnic lunch!
 
DON’T FORGET: Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Water, Cash (for lift tickets)
Check-in at 8:00am;
 
Driver’s Meeting at 8:15am:
 
Shell Gas Station
4231 East Riggs Road
Chandler, AZ 85248
The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 8:30am and head down to Tucson via I-10. Upon arrival in Tucson, there will be an opportunity to refuel when we meet up with the Sonoran Chapter members. From there, we will depart for Mt. Lemmon by 11:00am. Once at the summit, there will be a 2 hour window to eat, do some sight seeing, socialize, and take the chair lift to the top. Lift tickets to the top of Mt. Lemmon are $15.00.
 
Our picnic lunch is targeted at 12:00pm and will be Subway sandwiches and drinks.  Please bring an accompanying side item such as salad, chips, and cookies. Be sure to tell us if you require a Vegetarian sandwich. 
 
There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.
 
Please RSVP below in order to reserve your spot for the drive and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page.
 
Also, please email Chris at the address below to inform him of any lunch requirements and to confirm what side item you will be bringing.
 
Route details:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

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Copper Corridor Loop Fun Run

by Paul Koreneff

Do you love driving, socializing, and great food? Then come join us for a group drive through the Copper Corridor Loop and then a break for lunch at the Copper Bistro in Globe, AZ. The restaurant is on the way in to town.

Check-in at 8:30am;

Driver’s Meeting at 9:00am:

Chevron Fuel Station
3265 S Goldfield Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85219

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 9:30am and head over through the Copper Corridor Loop via AZ-177 with a stop in Winkelman, AZ for fuel and restroom break at the Shell station where AZ-177 and AZ-77 meet. We will make an additional stop at Pinal Pass for photos. There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

Please RSVP no later than May 2nd below in order to reserve your spot for the drive and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page.

Route Details:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

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Bagdad, AZ Fun Run

by Paul Koreneff

Do you love driving, socializing, and great food? Then come join us for a group drive up to Bagdad, Arizona for lunch at the Copper Country Bar & Grill.

Check-in at 8:30am;

Driver’s Meeting at 8:45am:

Bank of America Financial Center 

Tramonto Marketplace
3110 West Carefree Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85086

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 9:00am and head up to Bagdad, AZ (via AZ-74 W and AZ-89N) with a stop in Congress, AZ for fuel and restroom break at the Shell station where AZ-71 and AZ-89 meet. We will then proceed up Yarnell Hill, through Yarnell to Kirkland Valley and Bagdad. There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

Please RSVP below in order to reserve your spot for the drive and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page.

Route Details:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

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Wickenburg Fun Run

by scottbirk

Join us for a relaxing Sunday drive to Wickenburg for a nice Mexican Lunch (And still have time to enjoy your Sunday).

 

Check-in at 8:30am;

Driver’s Meeting at 8:45am:

Starbucks Parking Lot, 

18511 N Scottsdale Rd, 

Scottsdale, AZ 85255

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 9:00am and head north on Scottsdale Rd to Carefree Highway. We will follow Carefree Highway to US 60W and then turn off on Wickenburg Way to El Ranchero “The Wrangler” Authentic Mexican and Seafood Restaurant.

There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

Please RSVP below in order to reserve your spot for the drive and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

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Fountain Hills Fun Run

by scottbirk

Join us for a Sunday drive to Euro Pizza Café (Fountain Hills)

If you begin at starting point 1 it will be a total of 65 miles, if you begin at starting point 2 it will be a total of 45 miles.

Please RSVP by March 10th as we need to create reservations for seats at the restaurant

Starting point 1 

Check-in at 8:30am; Driver’s Meeting at 8:45am:
Starbucks Parking Lot Scottsdale

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 9:00am and head out to Cracker Barrel (via 101 South) with a stop at Cracker Barrel to meet up with the second group.

Starting point 2

Check-in at 9:00am; Driver’s Meeting at 9:15am:
Cracker Barrel Parking Lot

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 9:30am and head up to Fountain Hills.  There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

We will then make our way (via 202 East and McKellips Road) to Usery Pass Road and then Bush Hwy with a stop at Water Users Recreation Site for a short break before heading to Fountain Hills (via Bush Hwy and AZ 87 South).

The drive officially ends at the restaurant.

The lunch menu is varied and includes salads, soups, wraps, gyros, and pizza. It is also reasonably priced and can be found here

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

Please RSVP below and be sure to include first names for all attendees so we can prepare name tags. Wait a minute after clicking once on the Confirm RSVP button to allow the system time to process your request – you will be transferred to a new web page.

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Prescott Fun Run

by Adam Tharp

Do you love driving, socializing, and good food? Then come join us for a group drive up to Prescott and then lunch at Streets of New York Pizza. The restaurant has a large parking lot where we may even be able to get the cars parked together and do a bit of socializing. If you just can’t get enough of the curves, there will also be a group heading back down through Skull Valley to Phoenix.

Check-in at 8:00am; Driver’s Meeting at 8:15am:
Bank of America
3110 W Carefree Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85086

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 8:30am and head up toward Prescott, through Wickenburg and Yarnell via AZ-74 W and AZ-89 N with a stop in Congress, AZ for fuel and restroom break at the Shell station where AZ-89 N and AZ-71 meet. There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinator, to keep the group together and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

** Please RSVP no later than November 8th in order to reserve your spot for the drive.

Route Details:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

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Jerome Fun Run

by Adam Tharp

Do you love driving, socializing, and great food? Then come join us for a group drive up to Jerome, Arizona for great photo opportunities at the famous Mile High Grill.

Don’t Forget: Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Water

Check-in at 9:00am; Driver’s Meeting at 9:15am:
McDonald’s
3140 W Carefree Highway
Phoenix, AZ 85086

Join us as we celebrate The New Year and make our way to the Mile High Grill & Inn in Jerome Arizona’s premiere ghost town where we will be the special guests of Chef Alex Colaianni. Because of parking restrictions we must limit participation to the first 25 cars that register.

The group will depart, caravan style, promptly at 9:30am and head North up Interstate 17 to Jerome, AZ through Prescott Valley, with a stop for fuel and a restroom break at the Shell station on the east side of the Cordes Junction exit (262). From there, we will continue up to the Mile High Grill, via AZ-89A.

Located high on top of Cleopatra Hill (5,200 feet) between Prescott and Flagstaff is the historic copper mining town of Jerome, Arizona. Once known as the wickedest town in the west, Jerome was a copper mining camp, growing from a settlement of tents to a roaring mining community.

Built in 1899, the Clinkscale Building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Jerome Historic District, 66000196). These walls have seen it all. Undertakers, madams, a candy store and even a ghost kitty have all resided here at one point or another.

There will be a drive leader, as well as a secondary group coordinators, in order to guide the groups to the venue and help ensure safe travels for our members and the general public.

Please RSVP, below, in order to reserve your spot for the event.

 

Route Details:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our drives are designed to be fun and safe for the entire family. As such, we expect all participants to behave in a mature and safe manner. If you want to have a drag race or test the limits of your BMW then please sign up for our next track event and allow professional instructors to assist you in getting the most out of your BMW. This is not the venue for driving recklessly and you will be asked to leave.

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