Torch Run Comes Through Clallam County Today

Correction’s Officers from the Clallam Bay Prison are among those participating in today’s Olympic Peninsula portion of the Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics.

Each year, officers from all agencies on the Olympic Peninsula participate in running the Special Olympics Torch from the Elwha area to Hood Canal in support of the Special Olympics of Washington Games held in June.

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This year Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict plans to lead a group of walkers with the torch from the City Pier to the old Rayonier site.  The Clallam Bay officers will participate in a portion of the run east of Sequim.

Deputies, officers, troopers and more will carry the torch and pass it off to Kitsap County that evening.  The run culminates at the special Olympics taking place at Joint base Lewis McCord this year.