Fans of Special Olympics Virginia are invited to join local law enforcement as they take to the streets to end the derogatory use of the "R-Word." Immediately following the Run with the Law 5k on October 22, families, children, Special Olympics athletes - anyone! - will run to leave the R-Word in the dust at this inaugural 1 mile race.
Hosted by the University of Mary Washington, Run with the Law/End the Word are debut events for the Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run. The Torch Run unites officers from law enforcement agencies and corrections departments across the state in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Virginia.
Show your support to "End the Word" and join us at this fun run! All proceeds will benefit the local Special Olympics program, Area 11. For more information about the R-Word campaign, please visit: http://www.r-word.org
To register, please click the “Register” button above.
1 Mile start time: 9:15am
Location: The Anderson Center, University of Mary Washington
Registration Fee: $15 (includes goody bag and event t-shirt). No fee for Special Olympics athletes. Parents of children under the age of 8 may accompany children at no cost, however parents must also submit registration information on race day (pre-registration is not necessary for parents/guardians. Parents/guardians will not receive an event t-shirt).
For more information about the 1 Mile Fun Run, please click here.
||Saturday, October 22, 2011
cdyer at specialolympicsva.org