Register today to run/walk for Special Olympics DC athletes this October!

When: Friday, October 6th, 11:00am registration start, 12:00pm race start

Where: Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street SE, Washington, DC

Who: All are welcome!  Community members, law enforcement officers and staff

Join a community of millions coming together to support Special Olympics athletes:

  • Founded in Wichita, Kansas in 1981, the Torch Run seeks to build bridges between law enforcement officers and people with disabilities in their communities.
  • Today, over 1 billion has been raised through Torch Runs around the country, all for Special Olympics athletes
  • Your run will directly support Special Olympics programming in Washington, D.C.
  • Meet and run with local Special Olympics athletes and other inclusive-minded people!


Supporters from all walks of life are welcome to join us in this 5k. All Special Olympics DC athletes are invited to run/walk the race at no cost.  Sign up as an individual or create your team today! The $35 registration fee includes the commemorative t-shirt.