Martin Luther King Jr.
Version No. 1.1
revised: February 2, 2023
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The Martin Luther King Memoroial Ride is a motorcycle ride on Martin
Luther King Jr.Day, the third Monday in January. Any regular Iron
butt ride can qualify for a Martin Luther King Memorial Ride.
Read the rules
the iconic SaddleSore 1000
on the Ironbutt
Association site. The rules for this ride are similar and you
will get valuable background information.
Documentation: See below.
DBR - Dated Business Receipt
A DBR is a machine generated receipt with the date, time and LOCATION
on it. Check it - do not assume it is correct. A receipt
with an incorrect time/date/location is worthless. Check and
--You must complete each ride in the alotted time.
--You must visit at least five sites listed on the United States Civil Rights Trail website.
----Take a 'selfie' with the site in the background.
----Label the photo with the name of the site.
----ALSO, obtain a DBR from the city in which the site is located.
NOTE: For this
requirement, you may NOT submit site visits that are within sixty miles
of each other. In other words, don't collect five pictures in
Birmingham, Alabama and then go ride 1,000 miles.
--You may take any route you like.
Fees: See Fee page
Your official time is determined by the starting
and ending receipts. PLEASE check these documents and make sure
the clock and date are correct!
is strongly recommended but not
Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you did the ride.
Spotwalla goes a
way towards this proof.