06/08/05 05-065

06/08/05 05-065


June 08, 2005

Subject:     Special Olympics Torch Run Today

The San Francisco Police Department will be joining 13 other San Francisco law enforcement agencies in a 13-mile run throughout San Francisco starting at 9:00 A.M. today, Wednesday, June 8, from Union Square.  The run will end at 12:00 noon at the run’s starting point, where the torch will be passed on to the Oakland Police Department to carry forward in the route to Stockton, the sight of the annual Special Olympics Games.

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]