OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (CNN) Thursday marked 24 years since the Murrah building bombing in Oklahoma City.
After a memorial ceremony, a group of motorcycle riders honored the hard work and sacrifice of the first responders.
Organizers say after more than a decade of putting together the event, they are hoping this year’s turnout is bigger and better than ever.
The event follows the format of poker run and takes place Saturday morning.
People behind the event say the money raised is going to several good causes including the Emergency Responders Assistance Program, Oklahoma Living and Fallen Firefighters Memorial, and the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
In the past hundreds of bikers have flocked to Oklahoma City to support the event ,raising thousands of dollars.
Organizers say they’re honored to have the opportunity to honor people who run towards danger when others are running away.