Special Olympics British Columbia British Columbia

2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run events

 

Prince George Torch Run

  • June 6

  • 3.5-kilometre run/walk starting and ending at the Prince George RCMP Detachment

  • Run/walk will be followed by a barbecue

  • Learn more and sign up
     

Nanaimo Torch Run

  • June 24 at noon

  • Five-kilometre run beginning and ending at Maffeo Sutton Park

  • Stay tuned for more information!

  • Learn more and sign up
     

Comox Torch Run 

  • June 25 at 10 a.m.

  • One-, two-, or five- kilometre walk or run along the Rotary Trail starting at Simms Park

  • Learn more and sign up

 

Cranbrook Torch Run 

  • June 29 at 6 p.m.

  • Run starts at Rotary Park and ends at Kinsmen Park

  • Three-kilometre run followed by a barbecue and softball game with RCMP 

  • Learn more and sign up

 

Lower Mainland Torch Run

  • June 6 to 9

  • Day 1: Abbotsford (5 km), Chilliwack (2.6 km), Langley (3 km), Surrey (3 km), and White Rock (3 km)

    Day 2: Burnaby (3.5 km), Vancouver (8 km), and North Vancouver/West Vancouver (6.3 km)

    Day 3: Mission (4 km), Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows (3.5 km), and Port Moody/Coquitlam (6 km)

    Day 4: New Westminster (3 km), Richmond (3 km), and Delta/Ladner (4 km)

  • Learn more and sign up

Abbotsford leg

  • Starts at 9 a.m. at the Abbotsford Police Department, 2838 Justice Way
  • Ends at the Running Room location at 103 - 2070 Sumas Way
  • Speeches at start (Abbotsford City Councillor and Abbotsford Police Department representative) 

Chilliwack leg

  • Starts at 11 a.m.  
  • Walkers begin on the corner of Promontory Road and Vedder Road and runners begin at Sardis Secondary School, 45460 Stevenson Road
  • Ends at Pacific Regional Training Centre, 1101 Calais Crescent
  • Speeches at the end (Chilliwack City Councillor and Pacific Regional Training Centre representative) 

Langley leg

  • Starts at 12:45 p.m.
  • Begins and ends at Langley RCMP Detachment, 22180 48A Avenue
  • Speeches at the start (Mayor Jack Froese and Langley RCMP representative) 

Surrey leg

  • Starts at 2:30 p.m. at Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Avenue
  • Ends at Surrey RCMP Main Detachment, 14200 Green Timbers Way
  • Speech at end (BC RCMP Assistant Commissioner Jim Gresham) 

White Rock leg

  • Starts at 4:15 p.m.
  • Runners begin at the TD Canada Trust location at Central Plaza, 15100 North Bluff Road and walkers start at White Rock RCMP Detachment, 15299 Pacific Avenue
  • Ends at the parking lot at White Rock Museum, 14970 Marine Drive
  • Speech at end (White Rock RCMP representative)

Burnaby leg

  • Starts at 10 a.m. on Warwick Avenue next to George Green Park
  • Ends at Special Olympics BC Provincial Office, 3701 Hastings Street
  • Speech at start (Burnaby RCMP representative)
  • Speech at end (Dan Howe, Special Olympics BC President & CEO)

Vancouver leg

  • Starts at 11:30 at 1600 West Georgia Street
  • Ends at Vancouver Police Department Headquarters, 2120 Cambie Street
  • Speech at end (Vancouver Police Department Chief Constable Adam Palmer) 

North Vancouver/West Vancouver leg

  • Starts at 2:45 at North Vancouver RCMP Detachment, 147 East 14th Street
  • Ends at West Vancouver Police Department, 1330 Marine Drive
  • Reception to follow at Ambleside Park

Mission leg

  • Starts at 9 a.m. at the Safeway location at 32520 Lougheed Highway  
  • Ends at the Tim Hortons location at 33291 1st Avenue
  • Speeches at end (Mayor Randy Hawes and Mission RCMP representative)

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows leg

Part one:  
  • Starts at 10:30 a.m. at Maple Ridge Baptist Church, 22155 Lougheed Highway
  • Ends at Ridge Meadows RCMP Detachment, 11990 Haney Place
  • Speeches at the end (Ridge Meadows RCMP representative and Maple Ridge City Councillor) 
Part two:
  • Starts at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Harris Road and McMyn Road
  • Ends at Pitt Meadows City Hall, 12007 Harris Road
  • Speech at the end (Mayor John Becker)
Part one:   Starts at 10:30 a.m. at Maple Ridge Baptist Church, 22155 Lougheed Highway  Ends at Ridge Meadows RCMP Detachment, 11990 Haney Place  Speeches at the end (Ridge Meadows RCMP representative and Maple Ridge City Councillor) 
Part two:  Starts at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Harris Road and McMyn Road  Ends at Pitt Meadows City Hall, 12007 Harris Road  Speech at the end (Mayor John Becker)
Part one:   Starts at 10:30 a.m. at Maple Ridge Baptist Church, 22155 Lougheed Highway  Ends at Ridge Meadows RCMP Detachment, 11990 Haney Place  Speeches at the end (Ridge Meadows RCMP representative and Maple Ridge City Councillor) 
Part two:  Starts at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Harris Road and McMyn Road  Ends at Pitt Meadows City Hall, 12007 Harris Road  Speech at the end (Mayor John Becker)

Port Moody/Coquitlam leg

  • Starts at 12:45 p.m. at Port Moody Police Department, 3051 St. Johns Street
  • Ends at Spirit Square (across from Coquitlam City Hall and the Coquitlam RCMP Detachment, 2986 Guildford Way)
  • Speech at start (Port Moody Police Department representative)
  • Speech at end (Coquitlam RCMP representative)

New Westminster leg

  • Starts at 11:00 a.m. at Justice Institute of British Columbia Main Campus, 715 McBride Boulevard
  • Ends at Transit Police Headquarters, 300 – 287 Nelson’s Court
  • Speech at start (Justice Institute of British Columbia President and CEO Dr. Michel Tarko)
  • Speeches at end (Metro Vancouver Transit Police Chief Doug LePard) 

Richmond leg

  • Starts at 12:45 p.m. at the parking lot of Cornerstone Evangelical Baptist Church,  7890 No. 5 Road  
  • Ends at Richmond RCMP Detachment, 11411 No. 5 Rd
  • Speech at end (Richmond RCMP representative)

Delta/Ladner leg

  • Starts at 2:15 p.m. at Lions Park, Westminster Avenue and Elliott Street
  • Ends at Delta Police Department Headquarters, 4455 Clarence Taylor Crescent
  • Barbecue to follow run
  • Speeches at end (Delta Police Chief Constable Neil Dubord and Special Olympics BC President & CEO Dan Howe)