Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run Region 11: Southwest Area

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Benefiting Special Olympics Virginia

Each summer, law enforcement officials from across Virginia carry the Flame of Hope on a 1,900 journey to the Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games Opening Ceremony in Richmond. This   8-day Torch Run involves more than 2,000 law enforcement officers and personnel representing more than 200 law enforcement agencies across Virginia.

The Region 11 Southwest VA Law Enforcement Torch Run Route starts in Bristol on Saturday, June 3rd and heads through Smythe Co. line, Marion City Limits, Wythe County line, Saltville, Independence, Galax, Hillsville, and ends in Pulaski/Montgomery Co Line on Sunday, June 4th.

For more information about this route, click here.

For more information about the Virginia Torch Run, visit

Law Enforcement agencies located in the following jurisdictions participate in the Region 11 Torch Run:

  • Bristol
  • Carroll
  • Galax
  • Giles
  • GraysonLee
  • Pulaski
  • Scott
  • Smyth
  • Washington
  •  Wythe