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Flood Run information

flood.run@polaris.com | Tel: 763-525-7756

55th Annual Flood Run®

Breakfast starts at 8:00am

Kickstands up at 10:30am

Bike Raffle at 7:00pm

April 18, 2020 |  Beach Bar

2030 St. Croix Trail S, Lake St. Croix Beach, MN

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Buy a raffle ticket to win an Indian Flat Tracker (FTR) 1200

Raffle proceeds benefit Soldier 6.

This ride will benefit Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Fall Run on September 19, 2020

Buying a wristband helps support the Patients at Gillette's

The stories of the patients whom have been highlighted during a Flood Run event are located on the Patient Stories page.  We will add the story of the 2020 Spring Run Patient here, when chosen. 

This is what the events are all about.


Join other riders

Run Information

Official Merchandise

Pick-up wristbands at the Flood Run® booths.  While you are there pick up an official Flood Run® t-shirt, pin, hat, hoodie, bandanna, etc.

Support our Sponsors

Many of our sponsors have discounts for Flood Run® participants.

All makes and models are welcome.

Wristbands are $10.  Please preregister for the run.

The official start and end is at the Beach Bar in Lake St. Croix Beach, MN.

Get your gold pins for completing the entire ride.

Be Safe! Don't drink and ride!


Indian FTR 1200 Bike Raffle

Win an Indian FTR 1200 motorcycle. $20 per ticket. 

Courtesy of Indian Motorcycle 

Tickets for raffle can be purchased at select sponsor locations and Flood Run® booths. Raffle drawing is at 7 pm at the Beach Bar.  Proceeds for the raffle go to Soldier 6.

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Premier Sponsor:

Early wristband pick up at Bison Thunder Motorcycle

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About The Flood Run®


The Flood Run® has a history of giving. In 1965, 12 motorcycle riders rode 90 miles to Winona, MN to help sandbag during the 1965 Flood. 


Most of the original 12 spent the next several years in Vietnam, but all were back home by 1970.  They decided to carry on the tradition. Jim Noteboom named the ride The Flood Run®. As the years went by, a fall Flood Run® was added to have twice as much fun.


Over the years, the Flood Run® motorcycle run/ride has grown and gone through many changes. It is one of the oldest and largest runs in America.

The original run went down Minnesota highway 61 to Winona. Over the years, some riders began riding down Wisconsin 35. Now the run is a loop running down both the Minnesota and Wisconsin sides of the river. 


At Highway 10, riders can go left into Prescott, or right to Highway 61 and down the nostalgic Minnesota side. Riders can cross the Mississippi in Prescott, Red Wing, Wabasha, or Winona. Cross the river where ever you like, jump in where ever you like, or do the full Gold Pin Tour.  Just make sure to purchase a Flood Run wristband to show your support for the Children's Hospital.

The Flood Run® is run by dozens of volunteers.  Their passion for children and generous giving of their time is what permits this epic event to happen each spring and fall.  Please extend a sincere “thank you” to those you run across that make your day on the Flood Run® a great day.


Thank you.


This ride will benefit Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare