Law Enforcement Torch Run

The real heroes of Special Olympics

More than 3,000 law enforcement officers from throughout Southern California work a whole "new beat" with Special Olympics Southern California.

Local officers go above and beyond the call of duty with their participation in the Law Enforcement Torch Run®, which is Special Olympics largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle.

The Southern California Torch Run is one of the leading programs in the world, having raised more than $1.4 million in 2014.

About the Torch Run

Learn about the officers who have become the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics.

Plane Pull

Teams test their strength as they pull a FedEx airplane in the fastest time to raise money for SOSC. More...

Polar Plunges

Be bold and face the cold. Hundreds of people will plunge into freezing water to support our athletes. More...


Test your endurance by running a half or full marathon for Special Olympics. More...

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