On May 15, 2011, I participated in the Inaugural Police Appreciation Run. This event, which was dedicated to officers who had fallen in the line of duty this past winter, started from North Straub Park in St. Petersburg, Florida, and continued along the waterfront and throughout the downtown area. I completed the 10K in around 1 hour and 13 minutes, which is officially the longest and farthest I have ever run without stopping or walking.
The following is a report from ABC Action News, one of the sponsors of the event, which discusses the race and Officer Jeff Yaslowitz, Sergeant Tom Baitinger, and Officer Dave Crawford:
You may donate to Partners For Life Foundation, which was established by Lorraine Yaslowitz, at the following link: http://www.active.com/donate/PartnersForLife.