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The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics is to increase awareness and raise funds for the Special Olympics movement. Each year, the LETR initiative grows bigger and better.


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As the largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics, the Law Enforcement Torch Run® raised over US$42.6 million in 2012. Since its inception in 1981, it has grown extensively worldwide with over 97,000 volunteers spanning 46 countries, and raising more than US$461 million for the Special Olympics movement. Fundraising is only part of what the officers involved with the initiative give to the movement. Our athletes say law enforcement officers are truly supportive of the cause – extending to them friendship, acceptance and encouragement.

To learn more about the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics, please visit www.letr.org

To Learn more about the Law Enforcement Torch Run® International Conference please visit www.letrconference.org.  

For general inquiries, please contact Michael Teem, Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics at mteem@specialolympics.org or 240-593-4949.


Torch Run Stories and News


محرم 18, 1413 | SOI General: Headquarters

عداؤا شعلة الامل فى المحطه الأخير 2013 فريق دولي

By Erika Morant

Carrying the Flame of Hope during the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

أكثر من 100 ضابط شرطه  من 19 بلد سيحملون شعلة الأمل للأوليمبياد الخاص عبر جمهورية كوريا  الجنوبية في الأيام السابقة للألعاب العالمية الشتوية في بيونج تشانج. 8 من رياضيين الأوليمبياد الخاص من 5 بلدان View Story أكثر من 100 ضابط شرطه  من 19 بلد سيحملون شعلة الأمل للأوليمبياد الخاص عبر جمهورية كوريا  الجنوبية في الأيام السابقة للألعاب العالمية الشتوية في بيونج تشانج. 8 من رياضيين الأوليمبياد الخاص من 5 بلدان سيركضون مع الضباط في مسارين عبر الأرياف الكورية.تعتبر المحطه الاخيرة  رمزا لمناسبات جمع التبرعات التي تقام كل عام لجعل جمع التبرعات يتم عن طريق ضباط الشرطه ، و هو المصدر الرئيسي الأكبر للتبرع للأوليمبياد الخاص. سينقسم الفريق العالمي إلى 10 فرق و الفرق ستركض في مسارين. كلا المسارين يلف كوريا و يمر عبر مدن في كافة أنحاء البلد.يبدأ الركض يوم 23 يناير و يختتم في 29 يناير عند الساحة الرئيسية لحفل افتتاح الالعاب في بيونج تشانج. راجع الرابط أدناه لصفحة الساق الأخير من مسيرة حمل الشعلة

About Erika Morant:أنا أعمل مع الأوليمبياد الخاص في برنامج الضيف الكريم و تطبيق القانون
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رمضان 19, 1412 | SOI General: Headquarters

من كندا إلى أفغانستان – تغيرت الحياة

By John Langford

لاعبو كرة القدم الأفغان مع جون لانغفورد في أفغانستان

John Langford, a mentor and trainer to the Afghanistan National Police Force from Canada and a member of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR), recounts a beautiful story of the power of LETR and the uView Story يحكي جون لانغفورد،و هو مدرب قوات الشرطة الوطنية الأفغانية و مرشدها من كندا و عضو مسيرة حمل المشعل، قصة جميلة حول قوة مسيرة حمل المشعل و الالتزام غير المسبوق تجاه الأولمبياد الخاص اللذان أظهرهما المسؤولون عن مسيرة حمل الشعلة ليس فقط في مجتمعاتهم الخاصة، يل و في العالم أجمع.و يحكي جون أيضا عن مجهوداته في سبيل جمع التبرعات، و عن رد فعله حين رأى أول ألعاب صيفية للأولمبياد الخاص الأفغاني بعد سنوات عدة:و قال: "و كنت أشهد ما كان هؤلاء منا من الذين شاركو في مسيرة حمل الشعلة ما قد علموا و اعتزوا به – و من ناحية أخرى الأبطال الذين لم تسنح لهم الفرصة قط للتنافس و قاموا بتشجيع بعضهم بعضا فقط حبا للرياضة.لم تكن هناك حرب. ولا طالبان. لقد كان الأمر مدهشا."

About John Langford:السيد لانغفورد هو مدرب قوات الشرطة الوطنية الأفغانية و مرشدها من كندا و عضو مسيرة حمل المشعل
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Torch Run Events


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صفر 02, 1436

Detroit Red Wings vs. Ottawa Senators Game: LETR Fundraiser

The Detroit Red Wings have partnered with Law Enforcement Torch Run to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan and Special Olympics Ontario. Purchase a ticket to the Wings' game vs. Ottawa on Monday, November 24 through the link below and $10 from each ticket package goes to Special Olympics Michigan and Special Olympics Ontario! Ticket packages start at $35 and include a game ticket and commemorative two-sided challenge coin. Groups of 35 or more will receive an autographed Henrik Zetterberg hockey stick.
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Jamie Clark
Email:Jamie.Clark@Hockeytown.com
Phone:313-471-7138
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Joe Louis Arena
Detroit, Michigan
UNITED STATES

صفر 13, 1436

Great Falls Polar Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason! The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters during the Christmas Stroll. Don't be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel. Presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Montana.
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Terri Sappington
Email:tsappington@somt.org
Phone:4062165327
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Christmas Stroll
Downtown Great Falls

Great Falls, Montana
UNITED STATES

صفر 14 - 7 2014

5th Annual Cop on Top

This is a 36 hr event where cops spend the night on top of Walmart no matter the weather condition. There are 80-100 raffles, food, music, lots of action heros for the kids, pictures with Santa, Life Flight Helicopter, meet an Athlete, and much more. This event will help raise money for Special Olympics Massachusetts.
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Darren Derby
Email:dderbyman@hotmail.com
Phone:413-441-7532
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Walmart
555 Hubbard Ave

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
UNITED STATES

صفر 14, 1436

Billings Polar Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason! The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters during the Christmas Stroll. Don't be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel. Presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Montana.
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Terri Sappington
Email:tsappington@somt.org
Phone:406-216-5327
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Lake Elmo
Billings Heights

Billings, Montana
UNITED STATES

ربيع الأول 17 - 9 2015

LETR Kick Off Conference

The conference takes place January 8-9 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme, Michigan. This conference is our opportunity to celebrate the past, present and future of the program. There will be sessions during the day on Thursday and an awards banquet Thursday evening. The event will wrap up Friday morning after breakfast. There is no cost for you to attend the conference (based on double occupancy).
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Andrea Rachko
Email:rachk1am@cmich.edu
Phone:800-644-6404
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Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
Acme, Michigan
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 05, 1436

Farmington Penguin Plunge

Join us January 25, 2015 at Winding Trails in Farmington, Connecticut for the Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Registration begins at 8 AM and the plunge will take place at 10 AM. Participants raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 14,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged – we even give an award for the best costumes! Many Penguins form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience.
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Sharon Pelkey
Email:sharp@soct.org
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Winding Trails
Farmington, Connecticut
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 11, 1436

Lewistown Polar Plunge

Join us for the 2nd Annual Polar Plunge. The Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters during the 2015 Montana Winter Fair in Lewistown. Don't be left out of the cold! REGISTER TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel.
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Terri Sappington
Email:tsappington@somt.org
Phone:4062165327
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Montana Winter Fair
Lewistown , Montana
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 17 - 7 2015

Polar Plunge -- Virginia Beach

Our Polar Plunge® Winter Festival is our largest annual fundraiser, attracting more than 10,000 people to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront in February. Crowd favorites at this event include the Polar Plunge 5K on the boardwalk, the PeeWee Plunge for kids, our beach volleyball tournament, and, of course, the PLUNGE!
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Debbie Apperson
Email:dapperson@specialolympicsva.org
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Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Between 6th and 9th Streets

Virginia Beach, Virginia
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 18, 1436

Pintler Plunge

Freezin for a Reason! The Anaconda Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Don’t be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel.
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Terri Sappington
Email:tsappington@somt.org
Phone:4062165327
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Silver Lake
Anaconda, Montana
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 18, 1436

Madison Penguin Plunge

Join us February 7, 2015 at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Connecticut for the Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Registration begins at 10 AM and the plunge will take place at 12 PM. Participants raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 14,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged – we even give an award for the best costumes! Many Penguins form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience.
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Lisa Carlone
Email:lisam@soct.org
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Hammonasset State Park
Madison, Connecticut
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 18, 1436

Winsted Penguin Plunge

Join us February 7, 2015 at Highland Lake in Winsted, Connecticut for the Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Registration begins at 10 AM and the plunge will take place at 12 PM. Participants raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 14,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged – we even give an award for the best costumes! Many Penguins form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience.
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Sharon Pelkey
Email:sharp@soct.org
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Highland Lake
Winsted, Connecticut
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 18, 1436

Penguin Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason! The Penguin Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Don't be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100/$50* in pledges and nerves of steel.
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Terri Sappington
Email:tsappington@somt.org
Phone:4062165327
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City Beach
Whitefish , Montana
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 19, 1436

Penguin Plunge New London

Join us February 8, 2015 at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Connecticut for the Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Registration begins at 10 AM and the plunge will take place at 12 PM. Participants raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 14,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged – we even give an award for the best costumes! Many Penguins form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience.
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Jackie Turro
Email:jackiet@soct.org
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Ocean Beach Park
New London, Connecticut
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 25, 1436

Sweetheart Passion Plunge

Freezin for a Reason! The Sweetheart Passion Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Don’t be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel.
For more information
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Terri Sappington
Email:tsappington@somt.org
Phone:4062165327
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Spring Meadow Lake State Park
Helena, Montana
UNITED STATES

ربيع الثاني 27, 1436

President's Plunge

Freezin for a Reason! The President’s Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Don’t be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel.
For more information
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Terri Sappington
Email:tsappington@somt.org
Phone:4062165327
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East Gallatin Recreation Area
Bozeman, Montana
UNITED STATES

جمادى الأولى 02, 1436

Middletown Penguin Plunge

Join us February 21, 2015 at Crystal Lake in Middletown, Connecticut for the Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Registration begins at 10 AM and the plunge will take place at 12 PM. Participants raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 14,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged – we even give an award for the best costumes! Many Penguins form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience.
For more information
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Jackie Turro
Email:jackiet@soct.org
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Crystal Lake
Middletown, Connecticut
UNITED STATES

جمادى الأولى 23, 1436

Westport Penguin Plunge

Join us March 14, 2015 at Compo Beach in Westport, Connecticut for the Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Registration begins at 11 AM and the plunge will take place at 1 PM. Participants raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 14,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged – we even give an award for the best costumes! Many Penguins form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience.
For more information
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Lisa Carlone
Email:lisam@soct.org
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Compo Beach
Westport, Connecticut
UNITED STATES

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