Sgt. Ruben Orozco 8K Torch Run/2 Mile Walk - September 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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El Paso, TX 79902

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Marsha Baray or Norma Razo

Ruben Orozco 8K Run / 2 Mile Walk

September 22, 2019

Conquer a competitive 8K or a fun 2 mile walk in support of local Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) athletes.


The 13th Annual RO8K honors the memory of Sergeant Ruben Orozco, Law Enforcement Torch Runner who was involved with SOTX for more than 13 years. Continue his legacy and promote dignity, equality and opportunity for all people.

Competitive Run

8:00 a.m.

2K Walk

8:15 a.m.

Packet Pickup

To be announced

Inclement Weather

In case of a weather-related cancellation of the event, your entry fees would be very happily accepted as a tax-deductible donation to Special Olympics Texas.


$25 per person for:

Early Registration on or before Friday, September 13.

  • Military Personnel
  • Seniors (age 55 and over)
  • SOTX Athletes
  • Team Members (Teams of at least 10. Team members MUST register together.)

$30 per person after Saturday, September 14, 2019.
(Includes T-shirt while supplies last.)


Trophies awarded to top three masters males/females and top three overall male/females.

Medals awarded to top three finishers males/females in the following age groups: 9-under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70-over.

RO8K Largest Team Trophy awarded to largest team. Qualifications: Minimum of 10 team members.

RO8K Fastest Team Trophy awarded to largest team. Qualifications: Minimum of 10 team members.

Raffle prizes and special awards will be given at the end of the race. Must be present to win.