On Wednesday morning, representatives from area law enforcement agencies—Sarnia Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police and Canada Border Service Agency—took part in this year’s Torch Run for Special Olympics, an initiative that raises funds for athletes.
Sarnia Police Service Chief Phil Nelson, flanked by OPP Inspector Scott Janssens, thanked runners and bikers for their participation ahead of the run.
Locally, officers ran the 5 kilometre run starting from Point Edward, travelling down Michigan Ave. to Colborne Ave., then east on Exmouth, ending at Stokes Bay restaurant.
The event, which is sponsored by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, first came to Canada in 1987.
Here is a video of Wednesday’s event: