Record numbers ride in Kilkenny ATV Run

Jay Schneider,

More than 400 vehicles and 700 people rode in the Kilkenny Fire Department ATV Ride Saturday, August 14. The picture above shows hundreds of vehicles at the Hideway in Lexington. (Submitted photo)

The annual Kilkenny Fire Department ATV Ride, which was held Saturday, August 14, had the biggest turnout in the history of the event.

This is the fifth year the Kilkenny Fire Department has been in charge of the event. The ATV Run was started by the Kilkenny Park Committee a decade ago.

A total of 449 machines and 781 people participated this year, eclipsing the previous high numbers of 329 machines and 525 people in 2019, the last time the event was held. COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the ATV Run in 2020.

Registration began at 10 a.m. at Little Irishman Park in Kilkenny, located behind St. Canice Catholic Church. The ride started at 12:30 p.m. and this year it covered 37 miles.

The three stops this year were...

To see more on this story pick up the August 19, 2021 print edition of the Montgomery Messenger or the LifeEnterprise papers.


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