Local and area law enforcement officers on Wednesday morning will start their run to Arlington in support of the Special Olympics.
Officials plan to kick off the annual Torch Run at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center at about 8 a.m. The fun run with the athletes will start at about 8:15 a.m.
They will run down Avenue Q to the Byron Martin Center, at 34th Street and Avenue Q, where officers will take off to Arlington.
Residents generally stand along the streets to cheer on the runners.
Law enforcement personnel will attend the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics on Friday night.
Lubbock Police, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, Plainview Police and adult probation officers will participate in the run.
To support the Special Olympics, call 749-7000.