Put on your best running shoes and get ready to support a great cause this Sunday, March 8 at the 11th Annual Fallen Officer Memorial 5k Run/Walk. Participants will help honor memories of officers killed in the line of duty by participating in this event in Downtown Phoenix, as all proceeds benefit survivors of fallen officers in an effort to help rebuild their lives. Proceeds will also go towards upkeep of the Arizona state memorial.
The run/walk is coordinated by Arizona Concerns of Police Survivors and the Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Board Charity. AZ C.O.P.S. offers resources to assist families and impacted coworkers of law enforcement officials killed in the line of duty.
Registration starts at 7 a.m. at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza. The address is 1700 W. Washington Street in Phoenix. The run/walk will get underway at 8 a.m. and is expected to conclude at approximately 10:30 a.m.
Those interested can register on the day of the race or online at www.copsarizona.org.