The evening before the start of Stampede 8, Charlie the Nomad passed out copies of the route. Simply stated, the route went from Tokeland, WA to Green Bay, WI via Highway 12, a winding secondary road. Then turned south through Chicago and hit Highway 50 south of Indianapolis, IN. The route followed Highway 50 through small towns east to Washington, DC and on to Annapolis, MD. From there south to Pinebluff, NC.
Paul Corey, from West Virginia, won. His time was an impressive 69 hours and 25 minutes to cover 3600 miles of hard riding. He finished 10 hours ahead of the next finisher.