New Rochelle, NY – The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) will pass through Westchester County on Friday, May 6th, as the Flame of Hope makes its way around the state in support of Special Olympics New York.

LETR is a time-honored Special Olympics tradition of more than 30 years, led and orchestrated by the “Guardians of the Flame,” which include members of law enforcement personnel from agencies throughout New York. Together with local athletes and supporters, LETR representatives raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New York.

Members of local law enforcement and Special Olympics athletes will participate at the following five starting times and locations:

8:15am: New Rochelle PD Headquarters, 475 North Ave.

8:30am: Yonkers 3rd Pct. on Riverdale Ave.

11:15am: New Rochelle PD Headquarters, 475 North Ave.

2:00pm: New Rochelle PD Headquarters, 475 North Ave.

3:30pm: Table 9 Restaurant / Annsville Circle

About Special Olympics New York

Special Olympics New York is the largest state chapter in the country, serving more than 31,000 athletes across New York with year-round sports training, athletic competition, and health screenings. The organization also partners with about 250 schools statewide to offer Unified Sports, where students with and without disabilities compete as teammates. All Special Olympics New York programs are offered at no cost to athletes, their families or caregivers. The organization has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from, making it one of the most trusted charities in the business nationally. For additional information about Special Olympics New York, to learn more about getting involved, or to make a donation, visit

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