Vera and Craig Boehme of Shortland. Picture by Dean OslandMore than 5000 bikes stretched in a line from Stockton to Newcastle Foreshore today, to raise money and donate toys and tinned food to disadvantaged Hunter families for Christmas.
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It was all part of the Bikers For Kids 34th Toy Run.

Big John Young said the number of toys delivered would have exceeded the 25,000 donated last year but the cash might not match last year’s $45,000.

‘‘It was one of the most amazing sights you could see,’’ he said.