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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.

To learn more about the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics, please visit www.letr.org

To Learn more about the Law Enforcement Torch Run® International Conference please visit www.letrconference.org.  

For general inquiries, please contact Michael Teem, Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics at mteem@specialolympics.org or 240-593-4949.


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 7 - 29 2015

Copper Cup Tournament for Special Olympics Michigan and LETR

The 2015 Copper Cup Hockey Tournament for Special Olympics Michigan and LETR will be March 27th - March 29th. They are looking for teams to take part in this tournament and more details can be found at www.coppercuphockey.com
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Jim MacDonald
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Southside Ice Arena
Byron Center, Michigan
UNITED STATES

جمادى الثانية 08, 1436

Thunder Bay Polar Plunge Ontario

Join us on Saturday, March 28 at Prince Arthur’s Landing at Marina Park Boat Launch (Pearl St.Entrance) for the Thunder Bay Polar Plunge Ontario. The Registration Social will be held on Friday, March 27th at the Prince Arthur Hotel at 5:00 PM and 8:00. Late registration will be held Saturday, March 28th at Prince Arthur Hotel from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. The plunge time will at 2:00 PM for Adult Team and Individual Plunge, 2:45 PM for Special Olympics athletes, and 3:15 PM for the Cool School Plunge. The Awards and Social will be held at the Prince Arthur Hotel. The Social will be from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM and awards will be presented at 4:30PM.
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Prince Arthur’s Landing @ Marina Park Boat Launch
Thunder Bay, Ontario
CANADA

جمادى الثانية 08, 1436

Torch Run NC State University 5K

Join us March 28th at NC State University Housing in Raleigh, North Carolina as Law Enforcement from around the area host the The Torch Run NCSU 5K. Proceeds from the race will go to support athletes from Special Olympics North Carolina.For more details please use the contact information below.
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Megan O'Donnell
Email:modonnell@sonc.net
Phone:919-818-4598
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NC State University Housing
210 Dan Allen Dr.

Raleigh, North Carolina
UNITED STATES

جمادى الثانية 08, 1436

Dickinson Polar Plunge

“Freezin for a Reason!” Raise money to support the athletes of Special Olympics North Dakota at the Dickinson Polar Plunge on Saturday, March 28th. We want 2015 to be our biggest and best Polar Plunge year ever, and we need your help! The Polar Plunge is an annual fundraiser organized by North Dakota Law Enforcement as part of the year-round Law Enforcement Torch Run to raise awareness and fund to benefit Special Olympics North Dakota. Polar Plunges offer a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support Special Olympics North Dakota athletes by raising money and taking the plunge into frigid North Dakota waters. Plungers raise a minimum of $75 for the opportunity to take the plunge. Polar Plunge Schedule: Registration: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Polar Plunge: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony and post plunge celebration will follow plunge. Have FUN! - form a team, create a fun name and crazy costumes with friends, co-workers, or classmates. No matter what, the Polar Plunge is all about Fun! For more information, please refer to the link or contact information below.
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Reid Huttunen
Email:developmentaldir@aol.com
Phone:701-746-0031
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Dan Porter Motors
2391 I-94 Business Loop E

Dickinson, North Dakota
UNITED STATES

جمادى الثانية 13 - 3 2015

Cops and Lobsters for LETR

Sterling Heights FOP Lodge 118 will be partnering with Red Lobster to host their annual Cops and Lobster Event. The event will take place on April 2nd from 11:00 a.m. - 10 p.m. and April 3rd from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. By attending this Tip-a-Cop event you are helping raise funds for the LETR Program.
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Dave Allen
Phone:586-446-2936
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Red Lobster
13800 Hall Road

Sterling Heights, Michigan
UNITED STATES

جمادى الثانية 21, 1436

Saint Louis Dodgeball Tournament

The Saint Louis Dodgeball Tournament for Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) will take place on April 10th. Registration is a $200 minimum and we are looking for 6-8 player teams. Minimum age to play is 14 and all participants will receive a shirt.
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Steve Salladay
Email:salladays@michigan.gov
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Saint Louis High School
113 East Saginaw Street

Saint Louis, Michigan
UNITED STATES

رجب 06, 1436

Comedy Show to Support LETR

The 5th Annual Comedy Show is a great fundraising event to help support the Law Enforcement Torch Run Program for Special Olympics Michigan. Tickets for the event are $20.00 and can be pre-purchased. The event features a great lineup of comedians.
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Garth Burnside
Email:burnsideg@michigan.gov
Phone:734-260-5850
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Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
212 South 4th Street

Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNITED STATES

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