Published: Sep 23, 2011 3:29 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.  The Fort Myers Police Department is planning its 4th Annual “Cops and Joggers” 5K.  Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the department’s Fallen Officer Memorial Fund and The Brotherhood Ride. The race will take place at 7:30a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2011.  The race begins and ends at Centennial Park along the river in historic downtown Fort Myersand will cross the Edison Bridge.  The 3.1-mile run will venture through some great scenery and will be a great experience for all.
The race committee is looking for both sponsors and joggers. Potential sponsors should contact Denise Egolf at 239-321-7723. Joggers can download a brochure with a registration card by visiting our website at or they can register online beginning next week at  The entry fee is just $20 for adults and $15 for youth if registered on or before September 29th.