On Thursday, Baltimore County police officers and runners from around the county will run a 3-mile course to benefit Special Olympians.
On June 6th, officials will hold the 27th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
At 10 a.m. ET, participants will meet at 10 a.m. ET at the Shoppers Food parking lot at Goucher Boulevard and Joppa Road.
Runners will be shuttled via bus to Harford Hills Elementary School for the start of the run.
A picnic lunch will be available at the end of the run to participants when they enter the Public Safety Building circle at 700 East Joppa Road.
A bus will be provided for those who do not make it to the end of the run.
The entry fee/donation for runners and non-runners is $10. The fee includes lunch and a Torch Run T-shirt or hat.
The Special Olympics of Maryland currently serves close to 10,000 athletes. The program offers year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The 25 different sports offered by the program are free to participants.
For information on the Special Olympics Maryland and the 2013 games visit www.somd.org.