Law Enforcement Torch Run



From June 7 to 20, people from all over the province made their kilometres make a difference with the 2021 Virtual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics BC!

This online event raised more than $40,000! We are so grateful to everyone who laced up or made a donation to support SOBC’s empowering programs for athletes with intellectual disabilities.

> See some of the entries for the photo/video contest

The 2021 Virtual Torch Run for SOBC celebrated the 40th anniversary of the global Law Enforcement Torch Run movement. Started in 1981 in Wichita, Kansas, the global Law Enforcement Torch Run has raised more than $900 million for Special Olympics programs around the world. 


Sending in cash and cheques 

Cheques need to be made out to Special Olympics BC. In the memo, please have the donor include the name of the person they are sponsoring so the donation will be allocated to the correct person. Cheques should be mailed to Special Olympics BC, #210 – 3701 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC, V5C 2H6 to the attention of Charlotte Taylor.

If you wish to send cash by e-transfer please, call Charlotte at 604-737-3056 to make arrangements.

You can record and submit offline donations with this pledge form.

Purchase a Law Enforcement Torch Run T-shirt

Look great and show your support for Special Olympics BC and the BC LETR! Don't miss your chance to buy a 40th anniversary Law Enforcement Torch Run T-shirt.

Make a difference for Special Olympics BC

Special Olympics BC is sport, health, and so much more – it is a community, a family, a source of emotional stability for more than 5,200 athletes throughout the province. Your support is critical to delivering resources and encouragement to athletes who are feeling isolated at home, and it is essential to helping Special Olympics BC reopen all of its sport and youth programs in 55 communities throughout our province. 

Learn about the BC LETR

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics BC is an innovative initiative powered by dedicated law enforcement personnel around the province who want to help Special Olympics BC athletes experience acceptance, achievement, and admiration through sport. Learn more about the BC LETR