‘Run To Honor’ event set for May


In recognition of Police Week, the Hawaii Police Department and Crime Stoppers Hawaii will host a “Run To Honor” 5K Run/2 Mile Walk and “Click It or Ticket” Keiki Fun Run on Saturday, May 17, at Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo.

The public is invited to participate to honor the memory of officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice and 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.

Entry fee for the 5K Run/2 Mile Walk is $25 dollars and includes a T-shirt. The Keiki Fun Run is free and includes a T-shirt. Deadline to register is Thursday, May 1. Entries received after the deadline cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt. Late entry fee is $30. Proceeds from this event will go to establish a Crime Stoppers/Police scholarship.

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

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

Participants may check in and pick up a T-shirt and number between 1-3 p.m. May 14-16 at the Hilo police station at 349 Kapiolani Street.

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

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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