Torch Run for the Special Olympics

June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2013 at 10:56 AM EDT

By Mitch Simon

...
June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2013 at 10:56 AM EDT

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) - 50 members of local law enforcement took part in a five mile run while carrying a flame of hope for the New York Special Olympics.

The event will take place right here in Western New York this week.

This is the 27th year law enforcement has participated in a torch run. The opening ceremony for the Special Olympics will be this Friday at the UB stadium in Amherst.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.