Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario

Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario

Tuesday 9 June 2015, beginning at 10 am
North Bay Police Service Headquarters (rear parking lot)

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario is an annual community-based, province-wide event that sees the “Flame of Hope” carried by members of police services from across Ontario. Originally launched in 1981, the Torch Run has grown into the movement’s largest grassroots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics in the world. This year’s North Bay run will begin at North Bay Police headquarters at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday June 9th and will end at the Kiwanis bandshell at North Bay’s waterfront. All welcome.

North Bay LE Torch Run Schedule of Events
10 a.m. Participants meet in back parking lot of police headquarters at 135 Princess St West (accessible from Victoria Street West)
10:30 a.m. Short slow run (2.75 km) begins.
11 a.m. Run ends. Participants have the choice to be bussed back to HQ, or to run back.
11:30 a.m. Barbeque begins at police headquarters. T-shirts are available for sale.
1 p.m. Event ends.

Law Enforcement Torch Run t-shirts $20
Burgers $3
Hotdogs $2
Cold beverages $1
All proceeds from barbeque and sale of torch run t-shirts go to Special Olympics Ontario.

The Torch Run Route begins at the rear parking lot of police headquarters, located at 135 Princess Street West. Runners will then head:
– right on Princess Street West
– left on Ferguson Street
– right on Chippewa Street
– right on Fisher Street
– right onto Main Street East
– left onto Ferguson, across Oak to underpass
– right onto Memorial Drive; and
– left into parking lot of the Kiwanis bandshell.