Sgt. Patrick O’Rourke, who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Sept. 9, 2012, will be remembered with a special 5.5K event on Saturday, Aug. 5, beginning at 8:55 a.m. at the Hartland High School track. The 5.5K distance and 8:55 a.m. starting time are in remembrance of O’Rourke’s badge number 55, which also means “I’m OK!” in police 10-code. This is a 5K-timed event, with a victory lap afterwards to the 5.5K finish line. A ¼-mile Fun Run will follow. Awards will be given to top male and female runners and top three overall. Proceeds will benefit the Michigan Concerns of Police Survivors (MICOPS), The Hurley Foundation Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the IT Department, St. John the Evangelist Fenton Outreach Program and Fenton Schools Athletic Department. To sign-up for the race, visit

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