Pictured above: Run for the Wall riders depart Statesville on North Center Street, preparing to turn onto I-40 east – WSIC photo
STATESVILLE, NC (WSIC) – Run for the Wall made its annual Statesville stop Wednesday morning.
Motorcyclists are riding from California to Washington, DC for Memorial Day events and honoring veterans in the process. The ride calls special attention to prisoners of war and those missing in action. Statesville serves as a fuel stop for the midway route.
Route coordinator Glenn Waggoner is a US Army veteran and spoke with WSIC about the ride and why it’s important to him: