El Centro Sector Border Patrol Hosting Law Enforcement Memorial Torch Run

On Saturday, May 14, 2011, El Centro Sector Border Patrol will host the Law Enforcement Memorial Torch Run. The relay run will start in Ocotillo and end at Clark Road and Highway 98.  The Border Patrol and other law enforcement agencies will be participating in this event.

The relay race will be 28 miles long with ten runners per team running an average of 2.75 miles per leg.  Each 10 person team will carry a baton in memory of a fallen law enforcement officer chosen by the team.

Event: El Centro Torch Run.

Participants: Law Enforcement

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011

Time: 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location: Start:   Ocotillo Road and Highway 98.

Finish: Clark Road and Highway 98.

Deputy Chief Patrol Agent Roy D. Villareal to speak at the finish line at 11:00 a.m.