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Law Enforcement Torch Run

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Law Enforcement Torch Run 2017-09-25T20:32:42-05:00
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 three Special Olympics Minnesota athletes at a Red Robin Tip-A-Cop event for the Law Enforcement Torch Run

Tip-A-Cop Forest Lake

September 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A police officer explains the concept of Tip-A-Cop and the Law Enforcement Torch Run to two diners

Tip-A-Cop Bloomington

October 21, 2017

Three police officers pose with two Red Robin employees at a Tip-A-Cop event for the Law Enforcement Torch Run

Tip-A-Cop Shoreview

October 21, 2017

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 St. Cloud

October 21, 2017

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

Tip-A-Cop Apple Valley

October 21, 2017

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

Tip-A-Cop Plymouth

October 21, 2017

LETR Volunteer Opportunities
LETR Resources
LETR COUNCIL

Events

Cop on Top
Golf tournaments
Polar Plunge
Races
Tip-A-Cop
World’s Largest Truck Convoy

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 or sheriff’s office involved in LETR.
2017 nominations closed

CONTACT

General Torch Run Information
torchrun@somn.org | 612.333.0999