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thunder run
 n.— «One of the enduring images of the recent war in Iraq is a column of M-1A1 Abrams tanks barreling down the streets of Baghdad on a “thunder run,” deep into the city. » —“Tanks for the Memory” by Ralph Kinney Bennett Tech Central Station May 13, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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