The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Committee for Special Olympics PA and the City of Pittsburgh Citiparks will host the 2014 6K on the Busway Run/Walk on Sunday, May 18, 2014. 6K on the Busway, a “sister” event to the law enforcement “Be A Fan” Torch Run, is open to runners and walkers of all ages and levels.
Nearly 250 runners and walkers participated in the 2013 6K. To date, the LETR committee has raised over $1,000,000 in the last three years in Western PA alone for Special Olympics PA.
Day of Event Schedule: (Rain or Shine)
7:30am – Registration Opens
8:45am – Registration Closes
8:50am – Opening Remarks
9:00am – Run/Walk Starts
10:30am – Course Closed
10:00am – Awards (Top three men and woman)
Registration Fees: $25 per runner or walker (walkers are not timed) or $80 for a Family of 4 (two adults, two children under 16 or one adult, three children under 16)
Awards: Every runner and walker participating will receive a small token of thanks on behalf of the Special Olympics PA Athletes and the Law Enforcement Torch Run Committee for Special Olympics PA. The top three men and woman will also receive an award.
Early Packet Pick-up: Friday, May 16th – Time and Location TBD
Walk/Run Route: There will be two water stations along the route with both water and Gatorade available. Post run/walk, individuals will have access to refreshments and snacks.
Spectators: Are welcome and encouraged to wait and cheer for friends and family members as they cross the finish line.
Parking: Free parking is available, however limited and we encourage participants to carpool.
15% of proceeds from sales will be donated to Special Olympics of Pennsylvania.
Huge thank you to our Law Enforcement partners, sponsors, volunteers, athletes and the nearly 250 people who came out to run or walk at the 2013 6K on the Busway.
Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald, SOPA-Allegheny County athlete Jessica Clayton, and SOPA President and CEO Matt Aaron.
Kraig Makohus, Special Olympics PA Development Director – West; Cmdr. Scott Schubert, Pittsburgh Police Dept.; Kelly Kochamba, Pittsburgh FBI; and Tom Baker, Special Olympics PA Board Member.