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The Evanston Police Department invites residents and their families to run or ride bikes to raise money for the Illinois Special Olympics on June 5. 

The two mile run will begin at the Dominick’s at 2748 Green Bay Road at 10:00 a.m. on June 5 when Wilmette police officers will pass the torch to Evanston police officers. We will run it through downtown Evanston and will end at the Evanston Police Department with a celebration lunch. 

The entry fee is a minimum $20.00 donation to the Illinois Special Olympics. Participants will receive a 2011 Torch Run t-shirt or hat! T-shirts, hats and pins will be available for purchase to support special olympian athletes. 

For more information, contact Officers Bernhardt or Carmichael at the Evanston Police Department (847)866-5000