5K Run Honors Fallen Officers

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-Despite the chilly temperatures, participants showed their dedication to run and walk outside Saturday for officer's that lost their lives.

People participated in the Kansas Law Enforcement's 5K Run to Remember and 1 mile Fun Run in honor of Topeka's fallen officers, Jeff Atherly and Corporal David Gogian.

The run recognized other fallen police officers as well. Before the run, participants read off the names of 40 officers who have died in the line of duty in the past year.

Proceeds from the event benefit Concerns of Police