News Release: Leon County Sheriff's Office
Once again it’s time for the Annual Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. Law Enforcement Officers from across the state have been busy raising money for Florida’s Special Olympians. Here in Tallahassee, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office and Tallahassee
Police Department have raised money through fund raisers and payroll deduction drives. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office is proud to be part of this statewide event to raise awareness and money for the Special Olympics.
The 31st Annual Torch Run is scheduled for Thursday, April 3, 2014. Law Enforcement Officers from local, state and federal agencies will start the Torch Run at the Publix Supermarket at the corner of
North Monroe Street and Tharpe Street at 10:00a.m. The route will take the runners south on Monroe Street to the steps of the Capitol. A Ceremony will be held in the Capitol Courtyard at 11:00a.m. to honor Florida’s Special Olympians. Deputies along with elected state dignitaries and leaders in law enforcement will join the athletes in
celebration of this worthy cause.
Schedule of Events:
9am - Registration begins in the Publix's Parking Lot (1700 North Monroe Street)
10:15am - Run begins
1-:45am - Runners and Torch arrive at the Florida Capital Courtyard
11am - Law Enforcement Torch Run Ceremony in Honor of Florida Special Olympians