About Trooper Kenny Velez
On September 15th, 2016, Trooper Kenneth Velez unit # 511, 27-year veteran of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Cleveland Post was killed in the line of duty after being struck by a passing vehicle outside of his patrol car, while conducting traffic enforcement on the 90 interstate in Cleveland, OH. Trooper Velez, 48 years old was just a few days from retirement. Kenny was an avid sports fan, very involved father of three, and was great and fair person in and out of his uniform.
In honor of his life lived and his selfless service, we will host the 2nd Trooper Kenny Velez 5.11K Race and 1 Mile Move Over walk. Sept 15th, 2018 at Sacred Heart Chapel, Lorain Ohio. Registration will be from 0700 -0745 the day of the race with an anticipated Race start time of 8:00 am - 8:05 am. Proceeds from this event will be placed in the Kenny V memorial fund. A scholarship is being organized by Kenny Velez's children and the TKV Committee.
We hope to see you again and remember, tell a friend.
*IF YOU REGISTER FOR A TEAM RUN OR WALK YOU WILL NOT HAVE YOUR TIME MONITORED. TEAM REGISTRATION DOES NOT INCLUDE RACE SHIRT. SHIRTS WILL BE AT AN ADDITIONAL COST FOR TEAM PARTICIPANTS*
Mailing information and sponsorship requests can be sent to:
Trooper Kenny Velez 5.11K Race Committee
2123 East 42nd St. Lorain, OH 44055
440.537.2089 or 440.752.5657