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Friday, October 16, 2015

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8th Annual Randy Simmons 5K Run, Bike Ride and CrossFit Challenge Presented by LAPD's Metropolitan Division

WHAT:
Annual Randy Simmons 5K Run, Bike Ride and CrossFit Challenge

WHEN:
Saturday, October 17, 2015
8:00 a.m. (Rain or Shine)

WHERE:
LAPD Police Academy
1880 N. Academy Drive
Los Angeles, Ca. 90012

WHY:
Police Officer Randall Simmons was part of the LAPD's Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). He was a 27-year veteran of the Department and was killed on February 7, 2008, during an eleven-hour hostage standoff in Winnetka, California. He was the first LAPD SWAT Officer killed in the line of duty.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Metropolitan Division invites the community to participate in the 8th annual Randy Simmons 5K Run, Bike Ride and CrossFit Challenge.

All proceeds benefit the "Randy Simmons Outreach Foundation," a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, that raises money to provide resources, programs and scholarships to empower and encourage families and "at risk" youth in low income and under-served areas.

To register, go to: www.active.com and enter Randy Simmons 5K in the Search box.

Registration - 5K
$35 - September 1st through October 10th
$40 - Race Day

Randy's Fitness Challenge
(Immediately following the 5K Run)
$30 - Single Entry
$120 - 4 Person Team Entry

Police Unity Tour Bike Ride
$50 - Bike Ride
26 miles /50 miles

CONTACT:
For more information, please visit: www.randysimmonsswat.com/foundation or call LAPD's Metropolitan Division at (213) 833-3715.

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