The South Michigan Motorists Chapter of the Horseless Carriage Club of America and the Snapper's Brass & Gas Touring Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America invite you to participate in the 36th running of the Lansing to Dearborn Run. This run will feature uncongested country roads, good food, and a relaxed atmosphere. Due to changes at The Henry Ford for the Old Car Festival, this year’s run will be held at a new location with an extra day of touring
Any pre-1915 car. The core of the run is 1 & 2 cylinder cars, but larger cars are welcome as long as a reduced pace can be tolerated. If you have a question about eligibility, please contact the run organizers.
We will leave the Best Western (Splash Universe) in Dundee at 8:00am and travel to Monroe with many stops along the way and return to Dundee for supper on your own. Sunday, Sept 10: We will leave the Best Western (Splash Universe) in Dundee at 8:00am and travel to a nearby town to see the sites. This is a short day with the tour ending back at the Best Western (Splash Universe) in Dundee by noon so participants have time to travel home.
For any vehicles having trouble on the run, support vehicles with trailers will be traveling with the group.
Logistics & Accommodations
RV and trailer parking will be available for the duration of the tour in the parking lot for the Best Western (Splash Universe) in Dundee.
Our host hotel is the Best Western (Splash Universe) (formerly Holiday Inn),
100 Whitetail Dr.,
A block of rooms has been held under LDR – Lansing Dearborn Run for $85/night + tax. If you arrive Wednesday and stay for the entire tour, you would need a room for the nights of Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
Our host hotel for Thursday night will be the Holiday Inn Express in Okemos, MI (517-349-8700). Mention the Lansing to Dearborn Run (Group code LDB) when making reservations. Room rates are $89 + tax. Covered parking is not available at the Holiday Inn Express, so you may want to bring a tarp. We have made arrangements with the Okemos Collection (Porsche, BMW, Mercedes dealership) for inside parking like past years
A breakfast buffet is available at the Best Western (Splash Universe) in Dundee for $7.99 plus tip and tax per person and is paid for individually. This is available to participants not staying at the hotel also.
A free continental breakfast is provided at the Holiday Inn in Okemos on Friday.
Dinner on Thursday night is served outside at the hotel including hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, and a vegetarian selections is available at $14.00 per person.
Dinner on Friday night is served outside at 6pm at the hotel (moved inside if weather is bad) and is a pasta buffet at $14.00 per person. Please bring your lawn chair.
All other meals are on your own. Registration & Fees The registration fee of $30.00 per vehicle includes all occupants. The registration deadline is August 25, 2017. A late fee of $20 per car will be imposed after the deadline. Please note that the State of Michigan requires that registration and proof of insurance be with the car while driving. A fire extinguisher is also required in your car. For questions, please contact: John & Dorothy Grace, 734-467-7802, Send your completed registration form to Don & Sally Van Atta, 641 N Golden Sands Dr, Mears MI 49436-9655.