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Public Invited to Police Week ‘Run to Honor’ May 17

April 30, 2014, 12:13 PM HST
* Updated April 30, 12:20 PM
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The public is invited to the inaugural “Run to Honor” being held Saturday, May 17, at Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo.

The 5K Run/2-mile Walk, along with the “Click It or Ticket” Keiki Fun Run, is being held in conjunction with Police Week, which honors the memory of fallen officers and to promote crime prevention through the use of Crime Stoppers.

The family event will include 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 also includes a T-shirt.

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

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Registration forms are available at police stations island-wide and at the Hawaii Police Department’s website. Forms will be accepted up to the day of the event.

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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 May 14-16 from 1-3 p.m. at the Hilo police station at 349 Kapiolani St.

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For more information, contact Community Policing Lt. Darren Horio at 961-2350 or [email protected]

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