COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — The Columbus Police Department will host the 40th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

The 5.5-mile run will begin at the Public Safety Building 510 E 10th Street and conclude at the Lake Oliver Marina entrance.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m. The run is not only for law enforcement officers. Anyone can participate in this event.

Route of the run:

  • West on 10th Street
  • North on 2nd Avenue
  • East on Manchester Expressway
  • North on River Road

The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office will provide lunch for participants immediately following the run at the Public Safety Building.

Law Enforcement Torch Run t-shirts and hats are available for purchase at the Public Safety building from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Georgia.