Florida Special Olympics Torch Run Begins In Century

March 25, 2019

The 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of Florida Special Olympics began in Century Monday morning and continued in Pensacola.

The torch run started at the Florida/Alabama state line Monday morning. Runners from Century Correctional Institution with an escort from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office carried the torch down Highway 29 to the Century Chamber of Commerce. An addition leg of the torch run Monday was set from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to Bartram Park.

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Statewide, the participating chiefs, officers, sheriffs, deputies, agents and cadets from virtually every branch of federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement, represent a total of over 300 different agencies. Funds are generated through the sale of the popular Torch Run T-shirts and hats, and through various local fundraising events.

The Florida Special Olympics State Summer Games begin May 17 in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

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2 Responses to “Florida Special Olympics Torch Run Begins In Century”

  1. Nice on March 26th, 2019 11:16 am

    Way to Go!

  2. Mother on March 25th, 2019 9:05 am

    I hope they go by the special needs school in Century.

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