TORCH RUN: Special Olympics Kick-Off
Members of state and local law enforcement agencies will kick-off the Special Olympics Thursday with a torch run. Runners from different agencies will each run a portion of the route from downtown Des Moines to Ames where the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics Summer Games will begin. The torch will be lit near the Oran Pape State Office Building in Des Moines at 10 a.m. Thursday then follow the following route: