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Police Week 5K/2 Mile Walk & Keiki Fun Run coming up in May

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The public is invited to sign up now to participate in the first annual “Run To Honor” 5K Run/2 Mile Walk and “Click It or Ticket” Keiki Fun Run, which takes place on Saturday, May 17, at Liliʻuokalani Gardens in Hilo.

The event is being held in recognition of Police Week, which honors the memory of officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice and to promote crime prevention through the use of Crime Stoppers. This family event includes food, entertainment, informational and activity booths, prizes, a water slide and more.

Proceeds will go to establish a Crime Stoppers/Police scholarship for Criminal Justice majors at Hawaiʻi Community College.

Entry fee for the 5K Run/2 Mile Walk is $25 dollars and includes a T-shirt. The Keiki Fun Run is free and also includes a T-shirt.

Registration forms are now being accepted and will be accepted up to the day of the event.

Registration forms are available at police stations island wide, on the Police Department’s website at www.hawaiipolice.com and at the links below:

The 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk start at 8:30 a.m. on May 17 with check-in and early registration from 7-8 a.m. The Keiki Fun Run for ages 6-14 starts at 9:30 a.m. on the same date with check-in and early registration from 7-9:15 a.m.

If participants prefer, they may check in and pickup up a T-shirt and number between May 14 and May 16 from 1-3 p.m. at the Hilo police station at 349 Kapiʻolani Street.

For more information, you may call Community Policing Lieutenant Darren Horio at 961-2350 or email him at dhorio@co.hawaii.hi.us.

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