The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics is to increase awareness and raise funds for the Special Olympics movement. Each year, the LETR initiative grows bigger and better.


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As the largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics, the Law Enforcement Torch Run® raised over US$42.6 million in 2012. Since its inception in 1981, it has grown extensively worldwide with over 97,000 volunteers spanning 46 countries, and raising more than US$461 million for the Special Olympics movement. Fundraising is only part of what the officers involved with the initiative give to the movement. Our athletes say law enforcement officers are truly supportive of the cause – extending to them friendship, acceptance and encouragement.


Torch Run Stories and News


محرم 18, 1413 | SOI General: Headquarters

عداؤا شعلة الامل فى المحطه الأخير 2013 فريق دولي

By Erika Morant

Carrying the Flame of Hope during the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

أكثر من 100 ضابط شرطه  من 19 بلد سيحملون شعلة الأمل للأوليمبياد الخاص عبر جمهورية كوريا  الجنوبية في الأيام السابقة للألعاب العالمية الشتوية في بيونج تشانج. 8 من رياضيين الأوليمبياد الخاص من 5 بلدان View Story أكثر من 100 ضابط شرطه  من 19 بلد سيحملون شعلة الأمل للأوليمبياد الخاص عبر جمهورية كوريا  الجنوبية في الأيام السابقة للألعاب العالمية الشتوية في بيونج تشانج. 8 من رياضيين الأوليمبياد الخاص من 5 بلدان سيركضون مع الضباط في مسارين عبر الأرياف الكورية.تعتبر المحطه الاخيرة  رمزا لمناسبات جمع التبرعات التي تقام كل عام لجعل جمع التبرعات يتم عن طريق ضباط الشرطه ، و هو المصدر الرئيسي الأكبر للتبرع للأوليمبياد الخاص. سينقسم الفريق العالمي إلى 10 فرق و الفرق ستركض في مسارين. كلا المسارين يلف كوريا و يمر عبر مدن في كافة أنحاء البلد.يبدأ الركض يوم 23 يناير و يختتم في 29 يناير عند الساحة الرئيسية لحفل افتتاح الالعاب في بيونج تشانج. راجع الرابط أدناه لصفحة الساق الأخير من مسيرة حمل الشعلة

About Erika Morant:أنا أعمل مع الأوليمبياد الخاص في برنامج الضيف الكريم و تطبيق القانون
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رمضان 19, 1412 | SOI General: Headquarters

من كندا إلى أفغانستان – تغيرت الحياة

By John Langford

لاعبو كرة القدم الأفغان مع جون لانغفورد في أفغانستان

John Langford, a mentor and trainer to the Afghanistan National Police Force from Canada and a member of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR), recounts a beautiful story of the power of LETR and the uView Story يحكي جون لانغفورد،و هو مدرب قوات الشرطة الوطنية الأفغانية و مرشدها من كندا و عضو مسيرة حمل المشعل، قصة جميلة حول قوة مسيرة حمل المشعل و الالتزام غير المسبوق تجاه الأولمبياد الخاص اللذان أظهرهما المسؤولون عن مسيرة حمل الشعلة ليس فقط في مجتمعاتهم الخاصة، يل و في العالم أجمع.و يحكي جون أيضا عن مجهوداته في سبيل جمع التبرعات، و عن رد فعله حين رأى أول ألعاب صيفية للأولمبياد الخاص الأفغاني بعد سنوات عدة:و قال: "و كنت أشهد ما كان هؤلاء منا من الذين شاركو في مسيرة حمل الشعلة ما قد علموا و اعتزوا به – و من ناحية أخرى الأبطال الذين لم تسنح لهم الفرصة قط للتنافس و قاموا بتشجيع بعضهم بعضا فقط حبا للرياضة.لم تكن هناك حرب. ولا طالبان. لقد كان الأمر مدهشا."

About John Langford:السيد لانغفورد هو مدرب قوات الشرطة الوطنية الأفغانية و مرشدها من كندا و عضو مسيرة حمل المشعل
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Torch Run Events


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جمادى الثانية 23 - 25 2014

4th Annual Cops Working for Peanuts

Law Enforcement Officers from all over Anderson County will be waiting on and busing tables for donations. All money raised will support Anderson County athletes.
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Suzanne McMahan
Email:soscarea14@yahoo.com
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Logan's Roadhouse
3402 Clemson Blvd.

Anderson, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

رجب 7 - 15 2014

San Luis Obispo County Tip-A-Cops

Local law enforcement officers will trade in their badges for aprons to spend an evening serving you and raising money for Special Olympics San Luis Obispo County. At the Tip-A-Cop fundraisers, Officers, Deputies, Police Chiefs, and the Sheriff will happily wait on customers hand and foot. 100% of the proceeds raised at the dinners will benefit Special Olympics athletes.
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Bill Proll
Email:bproll@slocity.org
Phone:805-781-7369
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Event Center
San Luis Obispo, California
UNITED STATES

رجب 11, 1435

2014 Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

The Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase proudly presents a special performance to benefit the Law Enforcement Torch Run. The show will feature World's Funniest Cop Dwayne Gill, Esther Nevarez, D.K. Hamilton, Jeff Dwoskin and Dan Currie. The show is May 10th and starts at 5pm. Tickets are $20 each. If you have any questions or would like purchase tickets, please contact Garth Burnside at (734) 260-5850.
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Garth Burnside
Phone:734-260-5850
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Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
212 South 4th Ave

Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNITED STATES

شعبان 29, 1435

Over the Edge Spokane

Space is limited for this thrilling and inspiring way to support Special Olympics Washington. Pledge to raise $650 and rappel from the roof of a downtown sky scraper, Friday June 27, 2014! Over the Edge is an exclusive opportunity for individuals to take their support of Special Olympics Washington athletes to new heights by collecting pledges in exchange for stepping Over the Edge and rappelling down the Bank of America Financial building, Spokane’s tallest building!
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Jennifer Suniga
Email:Jsuniga@sowa.org
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Bank of America Financial Building
Spokane, Washington
UNITED STATES

ذو القعدة 4 - 31 2014

Disney Half Marathon Weekend

Spearheaded by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend is a fundraising event dedicated to increase public awareness and understanding of the Special Olympics. Every dollar raised through the Disneyland Half Marathon will help fund Special Olympics programs in your community. Not only will you bring home magical memories to last a lifetime, but you'll also raise funds for the athletes of Special Olympics Southern California. It's the magical moment you've been training for.
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John Watkins
Email:jwatkins@sosc.org
Phone:562-818-5492
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Disneyland Resort
1313 S Disneyland Dr

Anaheim , California
UNITED STATES

ذو القعدة 25, 1435

Dulles Day Plane Pull

Think you have what it takes to pull a 164,000-plus pound cargo jet for a great cause? Join us for the Dulles Day Family Festival and Plane Pull® each fall at Dulles International Airport. Watch teams of 25 play tug-of-war with a cargo jet to see who can pull the aircraft 12 feet the fastest. Other event highlights include airplane and auto exhibits, the kid’s zone and bus pull, varied displays and activities, vendors, food and entertainment for the entire community. Event admission and parking are free.
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Ellen Head
Email:ehead@specialolympicsva.org
Phone:703-359-4301
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Dulles Airport
Sterling, Virginia
UNITED STATES

ذو الحجة 10, 1435

Over the Edge -- St. Louis

Take your support of Special Olympics to new heights. Show your courage by rappelling 19 stories from the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch. Join Special Olympics athletes and fans in this adrenaline-pumping event. Participants must be at least 14 years of age and raise a minimum of $1,000. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri’s year-round program of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
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Stacy Jones
Email:sjones@somo.org
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Hyatt Regency
St. Louis, Missouri
UNITED STATES

ذو الحجة 22 - 17 2014

Over the Edge

You step to the edge, look over, and catch your breath. Adrenaline takes over and, next thing you know, the thrill of adventure consumes you. Welcome to Over the Edge — an adventure for the truest fans! Special Olympics Virginia invites you to go Over the Edge in Richmond. Not for the faint of heart, participants who raise a minimum of $1,000 will find themselves rappelling down the SunTrust Center in downtown Richmond — all to support Special Olympics Virginia. And organizations also can band together to “Toss Their Boss” for the cause. Extreme adventure. Extreme community impact. Trust us, you won’t be the same person by the time your feet reach solid ground. For information visit www.overtheedgeva.com or follow us on Twitter @OverTheEdgeVA.
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Anita Dean
Email:adean@specialolympicsva.org
Phone:804-467-1250
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SunTrust Center
919 E. Main Street

Richmond , Virginia
UNITED STATES

ذو الحجة 24, 1435

Over the Edge -- Jefferson City

Take your support of Special Olympics to new heights. Show your courage by rappelling 13 stories from the Jefferson State Office Building. Join Special Olympics athletes and fans in this adrenaline-pumping event. Participants must be at least 14 years of age and raise a minimum of $1,000. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri’s year-round program of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
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Stacy Jones
Email:sjones@somo.org
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Jefferson State Office Building
Jefferson City, Missouri
UNITED STATES

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