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2019 World Games Final Leg Application

Apply or nominate an LETR officer to run in the Final Leg at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi!

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JANUARY 22, 2018

Law enforcement officers and their public safety counterparts have raised considerable funds for Special Olympics Minnesota over the years. More importantly, they continue to raise awareness and acceptance of persons with intellectual disabilities across Minnesota.
Jim Nystrom, LETR Director

The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) is the largest grassroots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics in the World. The Minnesota LETR is supported by the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association and Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police.

The Law Enforcement Torch Run holds many fundraising events for Special Olympics Minnesota throughout the year, including the Final Leg has law enforcement volunteers and athletes act as the Guardians of the Flame and carry the “Flame of Hope” through their communities that culminates at Summer Games. Minnesota LETR members volunteer at Area, Regional and State competitions and participate in a variety of fundraisers

Upcoming Events

A police officer poses with a diner at a Tip-A-Cop event for the Law Enforcement Torch Run

Tip-A-Cop Prior Lake

January 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A police officer poses with two Special Olympics Minnesota athletes at a Tip-A-Cop event for the Law Enforcement Torch Run

Tip-A-Cop Ramsey

January 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the 2018 Polar Plunge!

Owatonna Polar Plunge

January 27, 2018

Join us for the 2018 Polar Plunge!

Maple Grove Polar Plunge

February 3, 2018

Join us for the 2018 Polar Plunge!

St. Peter Polar Plunge

February 3, 2018

Awards

Minnesota LETR Hall of Fame Award
This award recognizes outstanding individuals who have significantly contributed to the statewide success of LETR.
LETR Hall of Fame application (pdf)

Steve Bikkie Jr. Memorial “Unsung Hero” Award
This award recognizes an unsung Torch Run volunteer on behalf of Officer Steve Bikkie Jr. who was himself an unsung Torch Run hero.
LETR Unsung Hero application (pdf)

Guardian of the Flame
This award is presented to an outstanding police department and sheriff’s office involved in LETR.

LETR Volunteer Opportunities
LETR Resources
LETR COUNCIL

Events

CONTACT

General Torch Run Information
torchrun@somn.org | 612.333.0999