Running for Special Olympics

News Photo by Jason Ogden

Runners with the Alpena Community Run for Special Olympics make their way down Chisholm Street Tuesday on their way to Alpena Township Southside Fire Department as part of a two-mile run fundraiser event. According to the Michigan State Police the Law Enforcement Torch Run is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International and Michigan’s run raises funds for nearly 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan.