DID YOU KNOW?

  • Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta holds up to 45 fundraising events for Special Olympics across the province every year
  • We hold a Kick Off Conference in the fall to help prepare our volunteers for the upcoming fundraising year
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta sends at least 8 valued volunteers to the LETR International Conference every year

Without our amazing volunteers we would not be able to make such a difference in the lives of these incredible Athletes. If you are interested in volunteering please CONTACT US.  Let us know which area or event you want to volunteer for and we will connect you with the Lead for that event. Thank you to the many volunteers that help us keep valuable programs in place for Special Olympics!

Check out some of the events hosted by the LETR

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Battle Of the Badges

Battle of the Badges is a charity hockey game hosted in several communities. Police Service members go head-to-head on the ice against Firefighters, to raise funds and support Special Olympics Alberta Athletes.

Cops & Crepes

Cops & Crepes is an official Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraising event combining the love of breakfast and brunch with service with a smile from those who serve and protect you.

Law enforcement officers, Special Olympics athletes, and volunteers join together to wait on tables and collect donations to support Special Olympics Alberta

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Cops, Pops & Pizza

Let law enforcement’s finest put the serve in service, come and meet law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes from around the community as they help serve up pizza with a smile! Our officers will be accepting donations and selling merchandise to support Special Olympics Alberta athletes.

Free Our Finest

Free Our Finest turns the table on first responders. Members are locked-up for up to 72 hours. They must eat, sleep and dance their way to raising funds for Special Olympics athletes. Throughout the weekend there are various showcases and special features, as well as opportunities to purchase merchandise.
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Heroes Running for Heroes

Heroes running for Heroes is a charity run where individuals don their superhero costumes, to raise funds and support Special Olympics Alberta. 

Polar Plunge

The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, groups, and businesses to support Special Olympics Alberta athletes by jumping into frigid Alberta waters. Held at 5 locations across the province, as well as virtually, plungers have the opportunity to raise funds for athletes, earn incentives, and win some great prizes. Top fundraisers are also recognized annually at the LETR Alberta Association of Chief's of Police Awards & Recognition Banquet.
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Truck Convoy

The Truck Convoy for Special Olympics is an annual event which unites law enforcement and the transportation industry to raise funds for Special Olympics athletes. Transport vehicles are escorted in a convoy from Calgary down to Aldersyde and back. Drivers are treated to a pancake breakfast, entertainment and a BBQ lunch, and are eligible to win great incentives and prizes.

Virtual Summer Series 

Virtual Summer series is comprised of three legs - biking, running and walking - that can be conquered as an individual or as part of a team. Though it's a series-style event, you can choose to register for 1, 2, or all 3 of the event legs. As an organization that promotes inclusion, you are also able to choose the distance goals that suit your fitness and abilities, which will help motivate you during each 30 day period.

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