'We are the Torch Run, the Mighty, Mighty Torch Run'

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Local law enforcement agencies donned yellow shirts and joined in on the 2016 Special Olympics Wyoming Torch Run, May 19. The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is part of the nation-wide movement for the largest fundraiser and public awareness vehicle, according to SOWY . Officers and athletes - the Guardians of the Flame - escorted the Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" to the opening ceremonies of the Summer Games that will kick off in Laramie at 7 p.m. this evening. *(left to right): ​Dylan, Tyler (age 14) of Cary Jr. High School, and Tanner (age 14) of Johnson Jr High School wait for law enforcement and other runners on a downtown block in Cheyenne to join in on the run. (Pitchengine Communities)* Pitchengine Communities met up with three athletes who joined in on the run to help raise awareness for Special Olympics of Wyoming. Dylan and Tanner (pictured above) have taken part in this torch run for four years now, and it was Tyler's first year. Guardians of the Flame were heard chanting up and down the streets above the sounds of the police sirens; *Every where we go* *People want to know* *Who we are,* *So we tell them,* *We are the Torch Run,* *Mighty, Mighty Torch Run,* *Special Olympics Torch Run* *Final Leg, Torch Run,* *World-wide Torch Run,* *Torch Run* *Torch Run* *Torch Run* *For more information about Special Olympics Wyoming, visit: .* ​*Feature photo: Members join for the 2016 Special Olympics Wyoming Torch Run/Pitchengine Communities* #shortgo #news #whatshappening