The Colorado Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will be held today (Wednesday May 29th).  The run will start at 7:00am north of Frederick CO and finishes at 2:00pm at Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley CO.  From there will be a picnic/BBQ at Island Grove Regional Park from 2:00pm to 5:00pm . This year the Good Morning Guys will part of the torch run! Brian and I were proud to be asked to participate.  We won't be running or even walking though. We will be driving the K99 Truck.

2013 Torch Run Route (Times approximate):

  • 7:00 a.m.  The Torch Run begins with Frederick and Firestone P.D. at Weld CR 13 and Weld CR 44, two miles south of Johnstown
  • 7:30  a.m.  Transition to Johnstown P.D. at Weld CR 13 and Highway 60
  •  8:15  a.m.  Transition to Milliken P.D. at Highway 60 near Weld CR 19
  •  9:00 a.m.    Transition to Weld County Sheriff’s Office at Weld CR 21 near the Mad Russian Golf Course
  •  9:45  a.m.  Weld County Sheriff’s Office arrives at Highway 257 and Highway 34 By-Pass
  •  10:30  a.m.  Transition to Greeley P.D. at 83rd Avenue and Highway 34 By-Pass (This is where Brian and Todd jump in!)
  •  12:00 p.m..    Transition to Evans P.D. at 17th Avenue and Highway 34 By-Pass
  •  12:30  p.m.   Transition to UNC P.D. at 11th Avenue and Highway 34 By-Pass
  •  1:00 p.m.    Transition to DA/Probation/Parole at 8th Avenue and 16th Street
  •  1:30 p.m.   Transition to Eaton P.D. at 8th Avenue and 5th Street
  •  1:50 p.m.    Meet with Special Olympics Athletes for Multi-Agency run at 14th Ave. and 2nd Street – run northbound into Island Grove Regional Park (IGP) to large pavilion for after-run Multi-Agency picnic / BBQ.
Dan Franzen, Greeley Police Department
Dan Franzen, Greeley Police Department