Harlingen PD to Host 2nd Annual ‘Run with the Heroes 5k Run-Walk’

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If you are looking for some healthy fun for a great cause, you can be a part of the 2nd Annual Run with the Heroes 5k Run Walk hosted by the Harlingen Police Department.

“Hi I’m Emily Jimenez and I’m at the Harlingen Police Department today with Chief Jeffry Adickes. Thank you so much for having us here today, Chief how are you?”

Chief Adickes: “I’m really well. Thank you guys for being here.”

Emily: “Well we want to learn about the Run With the Heroes, it’s the 2nd annual and it’s happening this weekend. Tell us about this, on Saturday.”

Chief Adickes: “It’s our 2nd Annual Run with the Heroes RGV 5k Run Walk and we’re very excited it’s this Saturday September 24th at 8 am, beautiful Downtown Harlingen. It’s a great run it’s our second one it’s to honor all our firefighters, our paramedics, and our police officers here in the Rio Grande Valley as well as our military so we’re very excited about it. We have a great medal this year, a great t-shirt and hundreds registered already. We had over 600 registered last year we’re trying to beat that number to give some money away to our local community through three great charities.”

Emily: “Awesome, and understand a lot of people are already signing up for this event, so you do want to take advantage and sign up as soon as possible. What do people need to know about signing up?”

Chief Adickes: “You can go to the Harlingen Police Facebook page and the connect web connects link is there. You can also go to Footworks in Harlingen and sign up in person we’ve had hundreds sign up and again we’re trying to beat the 600 we had last year. We’ve got the first 800 will get the t-shirt, the medal.”

“Thank you Chief. Well, there you have it if you’re looking for some healthy fun this weekend for you and your family there’s a run with the heroes, the second annual, sign up fast. Here in Harlingen, I’m Emily Jimenez, KVEO News Center 23.”

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