Lamar County Adopt A Cop 5k & Walk in Their Shoes Event

Sat June 8, 2019 Reno, TX 75462 US Directions
Reno City Hall
160 Blackburn Street
Reno, TX US 75462

Help us thank our officers who serve each day and honor those who have fallen at the Lamar County Adopt A Cop 5k & Walk In Their Shoes Community Event!  This very special event will begin with an incredible guest speaker at 8am. Cynthia Vetter, the wife of fallen Texas DPS Trooper Randall Vetter, will share her story of how the tragedy she and her son endured led her to make a difference for our men and women of law enforcement, as well as for children of fallen officers.

All proceeds supporting Lamar County Adopt A Cop, a 501c3 non-profit organization. All proceeds will be used to purchase safety equipment for our local law enforcement and first responders. 

The race will begin and end at Reno City Hall where we will also be holding the Community Day activites!  Those who register by midnight on May 31st will be guaranteed a tshirt.  Those who register after June 1st or on event day will be on a first come, first serve basis while the shirts last.

Start: Saturday, June 8, 2019 @ 8:00 AM (CDT)

  • 7:30 am-Event day registration
  • 7:30 am-Silent Auction Begins
  • 8:00 am-Welcome, National Anthem & Special Guest Speaker

Race Times 

  • 8:30 am-Cyclists
  • 8:35 am- Runners/Walkers 
  • 8:50 am- Kids Fun Run & Diaper Dash
  • 9:15 am-K9 Demonstration
  • 10:00am-Silent Auction Ends

Reno City Hall
160 Blackburn St.
Reno, TX. 75462

Course Description 
Starting at Reno City Hall, down Blackburn Street and on to Airport Road. Participants will then enter the beautiful Northeast Texas Trail where 5k particpants will run to Keywest Road then will return to City Hall. Awards ceremony will be held following the race. See course map.

Cyclists will begin at Reno City Hall, travel south on Airport Road to the Reno Rail Trail.  They will travel east to Blossom, Texas, where a rest station will be in place, then return to Reno City Hall following the same route.  This is a 10 mile, non-competitve bicycle ride.

Youth Activities

If you have a family with young kids, it will be a fun-filled morning with activities for toddlers and up. For ages 2-5, there will be a “Diaper Dash” led by volunteers from the Reno Parks and Trail Committee. Kids 6-10 can participate in the Kids Fun Run at Reno City Hall. Each participant will get a completion ribbon/medal or prize. At least one parent or caregiver will need to be present at the toddler activities. No pre-registration is needed for the youth or toddler activities. The youth activities are free thanks to our generous sponsors.

Check with your health insurance provider as most will reimburse you for participating in this event.

For additional information about the race, please call (903)905-1229 or email

Thank you everyone for BACKING OUR BLUE!

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