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Make the Pilgrimage to Waylon Jennings' Mesa Grave with the Annual Waylon Run

The drive isn't long or difficult -- in fact, it's a dull stretch of freeway all the way. It's a straight shot on the Valley's 202 East from Gypsy's Roadhouse, off McDowell and 52nd Street, to the final resting place of country legend Waylon Jennings, deep within tree-lined Mesa Cemetery.

But this weekend's participants aren't there for the drive. They're in this for the ride.

This Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5, marks the sixth annual Waylon Run, a passion project courtesy of a motorcycle club and country music promoter.

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