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Police taking part in Torch Run for Special Olympics

The participants will cover 43 kilometres on Thursday
2019 Torch Run
Photo from Waterloo Regional Police

Keep an eye out for runners, walkers and cyclists on Thursday.

Members of Waterloo Regional Police and Special Olympians will be out taking part in the 32nd annual Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Between 9:45 a.m. and 12 p.m., they will travel different routes throughout Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge to help raise awareness and funds for the upcoming Special Olympics. 

43 kilometres will be covered throughout the day.

"The Special Olympic athletes are a true inspiration to the Waterloo Regional Police Service and to our community," Police Chief Bryan Larkin said in a release.

"The partnership we have with Special Olympics Ontario is important because it provides an opportunity to showcase the incredible talent of the athletes while helping to break down barriers associated with intellectual disabilities." he added.


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