Special Olympics Torch Run

Release Date/Time: 6/13/2013 2:27 PM

Incident: Special Olympics Torch Run

Date: Thursday, 6/13/2013

Time: 2:27 PM

Location: Monterey Peninsula, Salinas

On June 18th, 2013 the Salinas Police Department along with the Monterey County Probation Department will participate in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run. Our mission is to increase awareness and raise funds for the Special Olympics movement. The Salinas Police Department and Monterey County Probation Department will carry the torch from City Hall to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse located on N. Main St., where BJ's will supply water and light snacks for the runners.

The Torch will make its way through the Monterey Peninsula as it is carried by the Monterey County Sheriffs Department, CSUMB Police Department, Seaside Police Department and finally Monterey Police Department. The following day the torch will be delivered to Santa Cruz Sheriffs Department where it will make its way through Santa Cruz County.

 Special Olympics Summer Games Opening Ceremonies are going to be held on Friday, June 29, 2013, at 7:30pm, at the UC Davis Aggies Stadium.  More than 800 athletes will compete in this year's games.

Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera

Telephone: 758-7348