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Polk County Law Enforcement Torch Run

Posted April 29th, 2019

The City of Winter Haven is proud to host the Polk County leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10 a.m. Law Enforcement agencies throughout Polk County will have members run the torch to help bring awareness for Special Olympics.

The program starts at 10 a.m. in the parking lot of Publix at Northgate Plaza, located at 1395 6th St NW in Winter Haven. The run will travel with a rolling escort south on Hwy 17 (6th St NW) to Cypress Gardens Blvd where the runners will head east to the entrance of the Chain of Lakes Complex. During the run, various members of Polk County agencies will pass the torch along the way.

Citizens all along the route are encouraged to cheer the runners on as they pass by. Special Olympics athletes will also be on hand during the run.

For more information, contact Sgt. David Keigan at 863-291-5858.

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