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06/06/06 06/059


June 06, 2006

Subject: Specia Olympics Torch Run Challenge June 8

The San Francisco Police Department will be joining the San Francisco Sheriff's Department, the CHP, FBI and other Bay Area agencies in the Special Olympics Torch Run Challenge through the streets of San Francisco in a 13-mile run on Thursday, June 8 starting at Union Square at 8:00 A.M. The run will conclude at 12:00 noon back at Union Square, where there will be a rally and concert.

Also joining in the run will be KFRC DJ Candy Blackstone and the San Francisco Model A Antique Car Club, which along with motorized cable cars, will escort the runners.

Participating San Francisco personnel in the Torch Run raised have raised money in the form of runner sponsorships. The SFPD has raised upwards of $600,000 through the Torch Run for Special Olympics since the inception of the run in 1995.

For more information, please contact:

Sergeant Bob Guinan


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email: [email protected]