Participants in the first Special Olympics Run with the Cops 5-kilometer event take off from the starting line Saturday at Federal Way Community Center. More than 130 people competed in the event to support Special Olympics Washington, including Federal Way’s Jesse Johnson, front center, who placed third with a time of 23 minutes, 34.2 seconds. Photo courtesy Shelley Paul

Federal Way community turns out for inaugural Special Olympics Run with the Cops

The inaugural Special Olympics Run with the Cops 5k to support Special Olympics Washington took place Saturday morning, starting at the Federal Way Community Center. All proceeds from the run will go to Special Olympics Washington, staying in the area for local athletes. More than 130 people from throughout the region participated in the run, which allowed community members to interact with police officers and run in support for a good cause. Nat Wall, no city provided, placed first with a time of 19 minutes, 39.1 seconds. Federal Way Police Chief Andy Hwang placed 12th, with a time of 26:48.9. Additional results can be found at

More in Life

MSC to receive donation matches during March

Donate online

While focusing on athletic endurance, this book also relates to everyday life

You need a shave. It’s been awhile and, though you’ve been grooming… Continue reading

Village Green in Federal Way hosting art history series

Classes on Pre-Colombian South American art and religion offered Tuesdays for seven weeks.

Irish dance company offering free classes in Federal Way

Susan Walker, the director of Fire & Ice Irish Dance Company, is… Continue reading

Best of Federal Way 2018: 20 years and counting | SEE THE WINNERS

The Mirror honored winners at March 7 awards ceremony.

My name is Baby, and I need a home

Find out more about Baby on RASKC’s website at

Federal Way High School AFJROTC teams advancing to conference championship

Color Guard teams claimed the division championship title.

Community Calendar events in Federal Way

Young Life fundraiser: Federal Way Young Life will host its 18th annual… Continue reading

Most Read