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2023 Tribute at the Capitol Torch Run

June 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

2023 Tribute at the Capitol Torch Run

Friday, June 2, 2023

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Ball Arena

1500 5th St.

Denver, CO 80204

Join law enforcement agencies throughout Colorado to ignite the “Flame of Hope” and raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Colorado athletes!


10:00 a.m. | Park at the 4Runner lot South at Ball Arena – off Auraria Pkwy. You will take A shuttle from lot to Civic Center Park

10:30 a.m. | Shuttle will start

11:15 a.m | Torch Lighting Ceremony at steps of the State Capitol

11:50 a.m. | 2.5 mile run back to 4Runner lot South at Ball Arena

12:30 p.m. | BBQ and music at the 4Runner lot South at Ball Arena

On the west steps of the State Capitol Building in Denver, three flames unite into a single torch creating the “Flame of Hope”, which guides runners/walkers down 16th Street Mall to Ball Arena. Later that week, the Flame of Hope will make its way to its final destination, Grand Junction – the site of the 2023 Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games!

About the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR)

LETR is Special Olympics’ largest grass-roots fundraising and public awareness vehicle.  Law enforcement (the Guardians of the Flame) and athletes, light the “Flame of Hope” at events and competitions throughout the state to embody unity and inclusiveness.

During the months of May and June, law enforcement throughout Colorado will be carrying the “Flame of Hope” during the 2023 Torch Run Series.

Support this cause to raise awareness and funds for individuals with intellectual disabilities in Colorado!

Event Sponsors

PDC Energy

Supporting Sponsors



Stacy Cruz
(720) 359-3119


Ball Arena
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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