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APD Media Release 05/14/12

Annapolis Police Department Announces “Special” Run

One Mile Run on Main Street supports Special Olympics Maryland


Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen invites residents to get involved and support Special Olympics Maryland by taking the One Mile Challenge.

The Annapolis City Police Department will host the 3rd Annual One Mile Challenge to Benefit Special Olympics Maryland on Saturday, May 19 at 8:00 a.m.

The One Mile Challenge will be in a wave format, which will allow all levels of runners and walkers to participate. There will also be a Team Competition category, allowing friendly competitions between Police and Firefighters, Health Clubs, Running Shops, Restaurants and local businesses.

This is a mostly flat and downhill course through the Annapolis Historic District. It begins at City Dock, turning on Randall and King George Streets, then onto College Avenue and Church Circle, down Main Street and back to the finish line at City Dock. Pets and strollers are encouraged to participate in the Challenge.

Visit the website at to register, sponsor a runner or learn more about the event. You can also register the day of the event at Annapolis City Dock from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. with the first wave of runners starting at 8:00 a.m.  An awards ceremony will take place at the completion of the race.