Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics comes through city

Law enforcement officials taking part in a Torch Run in order to raise awareness of Special Olympics. The participants were running down Main Street in Torrington, one of the many places they ran in the state during their three day run from Wednesday, June 16 to Friday, June 18.
Law enforcement officials taking part in a Torch Run in order to raise awareness of Special Olympics. The participants were running down Main Street in Torrington, one of the many places they ran in the state during their three day run from Wednesday, June 16 to Friday, June 18.


TORRINGTON — Law enforcement officials ran down Main Street on Thursday, June 17, as part of the 35th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. 

The Torch Run kicked off the day before in Old Lyme and includes 10 legs going throughout the state, ending at Fairfield University on Friday, June 18.

According to a press release, the purpose of the event is to promote awareness of Special Olympics, including the organizations year-round sports and health programs.

For more information about the state’s Special Olympics program go to their website at https://www.soct.org/

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