Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run Region 8: Piedmont Area

Thursday, June 08, 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.

In Central Virginia (Region 8)  Torch Run route begins in Albemarle County and ends in Charlottesville City.

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 8 Torch Run:

  • Albemarle
  • Amherst
  • Charlottesville
  • FluvannaGreene
  • Louisa
  • Nelson