West Columbia Police Officers’ Foundation Foot Pursuit 5K is this weekend
West Columbia, SC (Jimmy Poluszek) - Anybody looking to give back to the local police force as well as burn a couple of calories is invited to the Foot Pursuit 5k Race this weekend. The event will be held on Saturday, May 19th starting in front of West Columbia City Hall at 200 North 12th Street beginning at 8 a.m. The registration fee is $30 and all proceeds will benefit the West Columbia Police Department Foundation. This will be the third time that the event is held.
The event coincides with National Police Week, which was first established by Congress in 1962 to honor those in law enforcement who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The race will take place on Meeting Street and is expected to take approximately two hours. All ages and even dogs are welcome to come. Participants are encouraged to enjoy the event at their own pace.
To register online, go to www.raceonline.com and type Foot Pursuit 5k race into the search bar. For more information, the director of the event Joe Putney can be reached at (803) 939-3194.