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Historic Wendover Airfield

345 S. Airport Apron

Wendover, UT 84083

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Newmont Mining Corporation's Military Business Resource Group will host their 2nd Annual “Ride for the Troops” event, a motorcycle ride and fundraiser, complete with a live band, auctions, raffles, food vendors, and much more, on Saturday, August 26th at the Historic Wendover Airfield in Wendover, UT from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (pacific time).

Money raised from the event will go to the Newmont Legacy Fund in support of a Military Scholarship. Admission donations made by Newmont employees will be matched 100% by Newmont.

Newmont Salutes our Military!


Poker-run style motorcycle ride from the starting location of your choice to the Historic Wendover Airfield on Saturday, August 26th

Poker Stops – 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM (Pacific Time) - Start at the location of your choice, not all stops have to made

  • Winnemucca Walmart Parking Lot– 3010 Potato Rd

  • Battle Mountain Civic Center– 625 S. Broad St

  • Elko Newmont North America Regional Office– 1655 Mtn City Hwy

  • Elko Gold Rush Harley-Davidson– 2640 Ruby Vista Dr

  • Wells Bella’s Restaurant– 143 US-93

  • Wendover Historic Airfield– 345 Airport Way (option of 2 cards at this location)

Ride for the Troops Event

10:00 AM: Doors open for check-in at the Historic Wendover Airfield

*We encourage you to pre-register by July 10th for a discounted admission donation rate and a FREE event patch, however attendees will have the option to register the day of the event at an increased donation rate*

11:00 AM: Take this time to enjoy the live band, check out the auction items, purchase raffle tickets, and visit the on-site event t-shirt vendor and a variety of no-host food vendors

12:30 PM: Live auction and raffle begin

2:00 PM: Event concludes


This event will be held on an active airport facility, secured and managed in part by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Therefore, absolutely no weapons will be allowed on the facility, including concealed carry (CCW), without prior approval. Given that this is a Newmont company sponsored event focused on fund raising for non-profit veteran’s programs, and out of respect for all who have served, please limit banners, colors, flags, etc. displayed at this event to those which represent and/or support veterans/military organizations and programs. Finally, with Newmont’s primary emphasis on safety, this event will not provide or sell alcoholic beverages; please do not drink and ride or drive.


  • Make sure you have enough fuel before beginning your ride

  • Complete a safety walk-around on your bike before departing

  • Maintain separation from others on the ride

  • Stay hydrated

  • Have fun!


A hotel block has been reserved for “Ride for the Troops” attendees on August 26th at a discounted rate on a first come, first serve basis. To book your room visit www.wendoverfun.com, click on 'Rooms', followed by 'Groups', and then 'Online Booking' where you will click on your group name and enter code RIDE. Follow the prompted steps to make your individual reservation and recieve confirmation of your stay.

Reservations can also be made by emailing maperez@wendoverfun.com or calling 800-217-0049 Ext 36667 and referencing code RIDE.

Aug 26 Rainbow Rooms: $115** ($141.40 w/ tax and resort fee)

Aug 26 Peppermill Rooms: $119** ($145.04 w/ tax and resort fee)

*Please note the cutoff date to make reservations under the group block is August 21st*

A 48-hour cancellation notice applies. For all other hotel policies visit www.wendoverfun.com


QUESTIONS? Contact Tabby at Tabithe.Mays-Wynia@newmont.com or 775.778.2367

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