La Torch Run for Special Olympics

The Central Louisiana leg of the La. Torch Run kicked off in LaSalle Parish early Tuesday morning of last week. Runners joining the 1-mile run through downtown Jena included officers from the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office, Jena Police Department, along with officers from Rapides Parish.


Special guests for the Torch Run were athletes from the LADD Center in Jena and LaSalle Parish School System Special Education program, as well as many other local supporters. LaSalle Parish was the first of many taking place around Louisiana to bring awareness to Special Olympics Louisiana the upcoming State Summer Games.



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