Run with the Cops is Oct. 3
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – On Oct. 3, Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and community members will “Run with the Cops” during the annual 5k run/walk.
This night run allows for participants to illuminate the course with their flashing and glow items. Law enforcement vehicles will also be there to help light up the course. On-site registration and packet pickup for the event will begin at 4 p.m. There will be a Kids Dash at 6 p.m. and the 5k run/walk will start at 6:30 p.m.
Throughout the night, law enforcement will have emergency vehicles to tour, SWAT gear to try on, and a jail cell for photo ops.
Members of the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office, Wood County Dispatch, and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Wisconsin have organized this event to “unite the community and raise funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes.”
Registration for Run with the Cops is available online at www.runwithcops.org.
The Wisconsin Rapids Run with the Cops will take place at the Moravian Church, 310 First Ave. South, Wisconsin Rapids, to raise funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes.