Legs of Annual Torch Run
There are 5 legs in the 2022 Torch Run. On Friday, June 3rd, legs will leave from Burrillville/Glocester at 9:00am; at 10:30am from Woonsocket and from Warwick at 11:20am arriving at State House in Providence at around 1:00pm. The Westerly Leg will leave at around 4:30pm arriving at the South Kingstown at line at approximately at 6:45pmm to pass the Flame of Hope to South Kingstown Police Dept.
On Saturday, June 4th all law enforcement, fire service and corrections officers are invited to participate in the Final Leg to carry the Flame of Hope into Opening Ceremony at the State Summer Games. The South Kingstown Leg will leave from the South Kingstown Police Dept. at 9:00am arriving at Kingstown Fire Dept. (URI Campus) at approximately 9:45am The Opening Ceremony will be held from 9:30am – 10:30am at URI’s Mead Stadium.
The Final Leg Torch Run raises awareness of the Special Olympics Rhode Island State Summer Games held at the University of Rhode Island (traditionally held the weekend after Memorial Day).