Huntley Police Plan 5K Run to Raise Money for Special Olympics

A press release from the Huntley Police Department:

Huntley Police Department 1st Annual 5K Trick or Treat Trotto benefit the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois

On Sunday October 23, 2016, the Huntley Police Department will be hosting the 1st Annual 5K Trick or Treat Trot to benefit the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois.

Registration for the run starts at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Torch Lighting Ceremony at 10:50 a.m., and the run will begin at 11:00 a.m.

This will be a fun run and will start and end at the Huntley Town Square (on Coral St. between Church St. and Woodstock St.). Special Olympic Athletes will award the runners at the finish line with a chocolate medal.

A water station will be set up midway into the run and at the finish line.

The trot will not be timed, however, there will be a clock at the end of the race for those who want to track their time.

Pre-registration for the run is $25.00 and all pre-registered runners will receive a t-shirt and treat bag.

Registration the day of the run is $30.00. For more information or to register for the run go to:

The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the single largest year-round fundraising vehicle benefiting Special Olympics Illinois.

Special Olympics is a nonprofit organization providing year-round sports training and competition in 19 sports for over 21,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and more than 20,000 young athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through training and competition.

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