Public invited to sign up for ‘Run to Honor’


The public is invited to sign up now to participate in the first annual “Run To Honor” 5K Run/2 Mile Walk and “Click It or Ticket” Keiki Fun Run, which take place Saturday, May 17, at Lili‘uokalani Gardens in Hilo.

The event is being hosted in observance of Police Week, which honors the memory of officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice and to promote crime prevention through the use of Crime Stoppers.

This family event includes food, entertainment, informational and activity booths, prizes, a water slide and more.

Proceeds will go to establish a Crime Stoppers/Police scholarship for Criminal Justice majors at Hawaii Community College.

Entry fee for the 5K Run/2 Mile Walk is $25 dollars and includes a T-shirt. The Keiki Fun Run is free and also includes a T-shirt.

Registration forms are now being accepted and will be accepted up to the day of the event.

Registration forms are available at police stations islandwide, on the Police Department’s website at www.hawaiipolice.com.

The 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk start at 8:30 a.m., with check-in and early registration from 7-8 a.m.

The Keiki Fun Run for ages 6-14 starts at 9:30 a.m., with check-in and early registration from 7-9:15 a.m.

If participants prefer, they may check in and pickup up a T-shirt and number from 1-3 p.m. between May 14-16 at the Hilo Police Station at 349 Kapiolani St.

For more information, call Community Policing Lt. Darren Horio at 961-2350 or email him at dhorio@co.hawaii.hi.us.

 

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