Original Race Period: May 1 – 31
*** Medals Are Still Available! ***
Distances: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon
Cost: $25 prior to race period; Then $29
To Benefit: Concerns of Police Survivors
About this Virtual Run: Each year, between 140 and 160 law enforcement officers are killed in the line of duty, and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss. Join Virtual Strides in remembering all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty, while raising money for a charity that provides resources to help those left behind rebuild their shattered lives. Register for a 5k, 10k, or half marathon distance and run or walk whenever and wherever you want to earn this 4″ commemorative End of Watch medal.
About the Charity: Concerns of Police Survivor (C.O.P.S.) was organized in 1984 with 110 individual members. Today, C.O.P.S. membership is over 48,000 survivors., including spouses, children, parents, siblings, significant others, and co-workers of officers who have died in the line of duty. C.O.P.S. is governed by a national board of law enforcement survivors. C.O.P.S. has over 50 Chapters nationwide that work with survivors at the grass-roots level.
C.O.P.S. knows that a survivor’s level of distress is directly affected by the agency’s response to the tragedy. C.O.P.S., therefore, offers training and assistance to law enforcement agencies nationwide on how to respond to the tragic loss of a member of the law enforcement profession. C.O.P.S. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by grants and donations.
A portion of the proceeds from this virtual race (at least $5 from each registration) will be donated to Concerns of Police Survivors. For more information about this charity or to make a direct contribution, please visit ConcernsOfPoliceSurvivors.org.