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SPECIAL EVENTS

Law Enforcement Torch Run

History

The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics is the movement’s largest grass-roots fundraising and public awareness vehicle designed to allow members of the law enforcement community the opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes who live, work and compete in their local communities.

Mission

At its most basic level the Torch Run is an actual running event in which officers and athletes run the Flame of Hope™ to the Opening Ceremonies of local Special Olympics competitions and State, National, and World Games. Annually, more than 85,000 dedicated, compassionate, volunteer law enforcement officers participate in the torch run throughout 46 nations, 12 Canadian provinces and all 50 US states, raising more than $560 Million since its inception in 1981.

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