The El Paso Sheriff’s Office honors Sgt. Ruben Orzoco and his work with the Special Olympics with the 8th annual 8k race.

  • Sunday, April 14, 2013
  •  8:00 a.m.: 8K Run  8:15 a.m.: 2 Mile Walk
  • Start/Finish: at the corner of Stanton and Cincinnati  in El Paso


Participants can register online before April 5th. Team entries need to be submitted together.   Packets can be picked up on  April 13, 2013 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.   at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa St., Suite 205, El Paso or the day of the race.

  • Trophies awarded to the top three master males/females and top three overall males/females.
  • Medals awarded to the top three finishers for males/females in the following age groups:9-under, 10-14,15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70-over.
  • RO8K Traveling Trophy Team: awarded to the top participating team. Qualifications: Teams must consist of exactly four members (no more, no less). All team members must cross the finish line within 30 seconds of each other. Co-ed teams are allowed.
  • RO8K Largest Team Trophy: awarded to the largest team. Qualifications: Minimum of 10 team members.

For more information please contact Chris Acosta at 538-2223 or 479-0797,  Larry Guerra at 667-1267, or Jose Marrufo at 588-6894.