Saturday, May 27, 2017
Run for the Money
by "Matt" for the Law Enforcement
Torch Run June 6
happy faces at the 2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run. Below, Matt
Mackay, is the honouree at this year's run.
Voice now has the times and routes for walkers and runners in the Torch Run
just in case you wanted to cheer them on and take their photos!
“We are proud to support Special
Olympics athletes like Matt in our community. The Law Enforcement Torch Run
starts at 10:45 a.m. with those who choose to run leaving Sardis Secondary
for the 3 km route while others, who would rather walk, departing from
Save-On-Foods in Sardis," says S/Sgt Dave Eidet of Chilliwack RCMP.
taking part in this year’s LETR, scheduled for June 6th, will be accompanied
by a local Special Olympics athlete Matthew ‘Matt’ Mackay. Matt participates
in the Special Olympics power lifting events of dead lift, cling and jerk,
squat and boasts a lift of 225 pounds in the bench press. Matt’s strength is
not reserved for just weight lifting, as can be attested to by Chilliwack
RCMP officers and staff, who have witnessed him working at the detachment
for the City of
Chilliwack, every Tuesday over the past seven years.
at corner by Save-On (Promontory and Vedder) for a 1.5 km walk.
Meet Time: 10:45am
Start Time: 11am
at Sardis Secondary, the corner of Stevenson Rd and Vedder Rd.
End at: Pacific
Regional Training Centre, 1101 Calais Crescent
• Route: Run
from the school on Stevenson Rd down to Vedder Road. Right on
Vedder to Keith Wilson Rd. Right on Keith Wilson Rd. Left on
Dieppe. Right on Calais Crescent.
• Ending time:
• Speakers: At
end of Run
Read more and you can
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