Meet Aprylle Gilbert


Aprylle Gilbert Ambassador At Large Recently Aprylle was appointed to the position of Ambassador at Large on behalf of the U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association. Many of you may remember Aprylle as the lady who in 2015 ran all 3,652 miles of the Grand Old Highway from the waterfront in Long Beach, California to Provincetown, Massachusetts which is located the tip of Cape Cod. She made the run to raise money for a youth center in her home town.




President's Volunteer Service Award and Gold Medal

Don Doucette our Executive Director for the State of Massachusetts presented Aprylle the President’s Volunteer Service Award and Gold Medal.

The U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association provided the logistics for this historic coast-to-coast run. Should you have any questions or wish to contact Aprylle; Email:



August 6, 2015 Activity Update – US Route 6 – Honest to Goodness, Indiana. Watch Gilbert run!

Illinois – Indiana Border – Ask Gilbert what she likes about Illinois and she raves about trees that provide welcome shade. She also mentions picturesque bridges, historic towns, vast fields of corn, and old grain bins to store it in. Most of all, she praises the kindness of strangers and the welcoming smiles of the people, young and old, she met along the way. Click the image below for ALL ABOUT IT. Gilbert-Route6Run-Indiana07302015_thumb