Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) and the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) challenge you to the toughest test in town.  Register today for the Fire Truck Pull on November 17 at the Del Rio Civic Center.  Teams of ten will muster all their might to pull a 55,000 pound fire truck for 50 feet.  The team with the fastest pull time will be named the 2012 Fire Truck Pull Challenge Champions.   

Opening Ceremonies is at 9:00 a.m., followed by the first pull at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday.  The event will wrap with an awards ceremony.  Registration is $300 per team or $30 per person.  To sign up or for more information, click here or contact Anna Twitty (atwitty@sotx.org) at 210.530.9898 or Sergio Mendoza at 830.734.4053.

About the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR)
The Law Enforcement Torch Run is Special Olympics' largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle.  In Texas, the Law Enforcement Torch Run began in 1985 and had grown to become one of the largest in the nation.  In the last decade, Torch Run has contributed over $11 million through the dedication of thousands of law enforcement personnel fundraising on behalf of SOTX.  The support provided by this dedicated group has contributed greatly to programs in local communities, which involve close to 45,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities throughout the state.

About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 44,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.

Co-Sponsors:
Coca-Cola Refreshments, Food Town, H-E-B Tournament of Champions
Charitable Trust and the Law Enforcement Torch Run

Sponsors:
Del Rio Police Department and Del Rio Fire Department


Ramonica Jones
Public Relations Coordinator
Special Olympics Texas
rjones@sotx.org