Sunday, July 10, 2016

Maine Police Officers Ran Marathon in Uniform

Portland Police Officers Run Half Marathon in Full Uniform
WMTV News
By David Charns
July 9, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine —Two Portland police officers ran Saturday's Old Port Half Marathon in full uniform.

Officers Brent Abbott and Thomas Kwok finished the 13.1-mile race in about 2 1/2 hours, the department wrote on its Twitter page.

Abbott also ran the race in full uniform last year.

The officers raised $1,200 for K9s On The Front Line, the Amy St. Laurent Foundation/Portland Police R.A.D. Program.

Earlier this year, Portland police had asked the department’s Facebook fans to choose between the two groups, but ultimately decided to split the donations.
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