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Posted on: May 6, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police to Host Law Enforcement Torch Run: May 31, 2019

Torch Run 2019

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FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 6, 2019


Frederick Police to Host Law Enforcement Torch Run


FREDERICK, MD – On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Frederick Police Department will be hosting the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Maryland.  Registration for the run will begin at 11:00 am, with the event starting at 11:30 am.  The Torch Run will start at the Frederick County Courthouse, 100 West Patrick Street and then the participants will run or walk the 1 mile along Carroll Creek and the event will conclude at Baker Park (bandshell) with food, drinks, and music. 

To register for the Torch Run please Click Here

Since its inception in 1986, the Maryland Law Enforcement Torch Run has raised more than $30 million for Special Olympics Maryland in support of its mission to provide quality sports training and competition to Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

The department would like to thank our sponsors for this event including: 

  • Wegmans
  • Sam's Club
  • A.K.A. Friscos
  • Utz
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Chick-Fil-A (Rte. 26)
  • PNC Bank in Walkersville

Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) is a year-round sports organization dedicated to providing quality sports training and competition opportunities to Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related developmental disabilities.  SOMD currently provides thousands of sports experiences annually for athletes statewide and offers 24 sports, all at no cost to the athletes or their families.  For more information about SOMD visit www.somd.org or call 410-789-6677.

For more information on the Frederick Police Department Law Enforcement Torch Run please contact Officer Sara Evans at (240) 344-6948 / sevans@frederickmdpolice.org.


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