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2024 Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

By meerna Jun12,2024

Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” on Tuesday in Westminster. The run began at Carroll Community and ended at McDaniel College’s Kenneth R. Gill Stadium, followed by a special ceremony. More than 75 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes and volunteers ran more than 5 miles to celebrate the annual Special Olympics Maryland Games in Towson, June 21-23.

Walkers head to the McDaniel College campus ahead of runners.  Their journey takes place at the Carroll County Agricultural Center.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
Walkers head to the McDaniel College campus ahead of runners. Their journey takes place at the Carroll County Agricultural Center. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Torch runners run along West Main Street in Westminster.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
Torch runners run along West Main Street in Westminster. Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Torch runners run along West Main Street in Westminster.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
Torch runners run along West Main Street in Westminster. Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Special Olympic athlete Timmy Abbott of Eldersburg, left, and Maryland State Police Academy candidate Amy Neyhart carry the Flame of Hope torch as torch runners run down West Main Street in Westminster.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
Special Olympic athlete Timmy Abbott of Eldersburg, left, and Maryland State Police Academy candidate Amy Neyhart carry the Flame of Hope torch as torch runners run down West Main Street in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
The McDaniel College community showed support and applauded the runners as they arrived on campus.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
The McDaniel College community showed support and applauded the runners as they arrived on campus. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Olympic Specialty Athlete Daniel Didio of Finksburg races with his father, Greg Didio, to complete the final 30 meters of the torch race.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
Olympic Specialty Athlete Daniel Didio of Finksburg races with his father, Greg Didio, to complete the final 30 meters of the torch race. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
McDaniel College's Director of Campus Safety Eric D. Immler welcomes all participants to McDaniel College on behalf of President Dr. Julia Jasken during the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, Flame of Hope, on Tuesday in Westminster.  The run began at Carroll Community and ended at McDaniel College's Kenneth R. Gill Stadium, followed by a special ceremony.  More than 75 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes and volunteers ran more than 5 miles to celebrate the annual Special Olympics Maryland Games in Towson, June 21-23.  (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
McDaniel College’s Director of Campus Safety Eric D. Immler welcomes all participants to McDaniel College on behalf of President Dr. Julia Jasken during the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, Flame of Hope, on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Maryland State Police Sergeant Michael Knight delivers remarks during a ceremony held after the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics Flame of Hope on Tuesday in Westminster.  The run began at Carroll Community and ended at McDaniel College's Kenneth R. Gill Stadium, followed by a special ceremony.  More than 75 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes and volunteers ran more than 5 miles to celebrate the annual Special Olympics Maryland Games in Towson, June 21-23.  (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Maryland State Police Sergeant Michael Knight delivers remarks during a ceremony held after the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics Flame of Hope on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Maryland State Police Col. Roland L. Butler Jr., Secretary of the State Police, delivers remarks during a ceremony held following the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics Flame of Hope on Tuesday in Westminster.  The run began at Carroll Community and ended at McDaniel College's Kenneth R. Gill Stadium, followed by a special ceremony.  More than 75 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes and volunteers ran more than 5 miles to celebrate the annual Special Olympics Maryland Games in Towson, June 21-23.  (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Maryland State Police Col. Roland L. Butler Jr., Secretary of the State Police, delivers remarks during a ceremony held following the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics Flame of Hope on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Kenneth Kiler, District 2, President of the Carroll County Commissioners, reads the County Proclamation on behalf of the County Commissioners during a ceremony held following the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics Flame of Hope on Tuesday in Westminster.  The run began at Carroll Community and ended at McDaniel College's Kenneth R. Gill Stadium, followed by a special ceremony.  More than 75 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes and volunteers ran more than 5 miles to celebrate the annual Special Olympics Maryland Games in Towson, June 21-23.  (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Kenneth Kiler, District 2, President of the Carroll County Commissioners, reads the County Proclamation on behalf of the County Commissioners during a ceremony held following the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics Flame of Hope on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Westminster Councilmember Tony Chiavacci reads the city's proclamation on behalf of the mayor and common council during a ceremony held after the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics
Westminster Councilmember Tony Chiavacci reads the city’s proclamation on behalf of the mayor and common council during a ceremony held after the Carroll County Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Torchlight participants pose for a photo at the 50-yard line.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
Torchlight participants pose for a photo at the 50-yard line. Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)
Torch run participants wave as they pose for a photo at the 50-yard line.  Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics
Torch run participants wave as they pose for a photo at the 50-yard line. Torch Run for Carroll County Law Enforcement for the Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” on Tuesday in Westminster. (Jeffrey F. Bill/staff photo)

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