Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics


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Posted Online: April 15, 2013, 4:07 pm
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Press release submitted by Lauran Haldeman



BETTENDORF: On Wednesday, May 8, at 10 a.m., area police agencies and Special Athletes will gather at Texas Roadhouse for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Participants will run a 13.1 mile route through the streets of both Bettendorf and Davenport. This extended distance (half marathon) is new to this years' race. All money raised for this event goes to benefit the Special Olympics of Iowa.

If you have questions, contact Officer Ashley Guffey at aguffey@bettendorf.org or Sgt. George Ramos at gramos@bettendorf.org.



















 



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