The 2023 Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will make a stop in Kissimmee this Friday, April 28th, kicking off at the Florida Cattleman’s Association at 9 a.m. and arriving at the Kissimmee Lakefront around 9:45 a.m.

Special Olympic athletes and law enforcement members will carry the “Flame of Hope” torch during this event organized by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with Kissimmee Police Department, St. Cloud Police Department, Osceola County Corrections, and Florida Highway Patrol.

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Join us in cheering on Special Olympic athletes and law enforcement members as they participate in this run for a noble cause.

The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.