Running WITH not FROM the cops

COLUMBIA S.C. (WACH)â??The Richland County Sheriffâ??s Department is inviting citizens for an evening run on Saturday, July 28, as they host the second Guardians of the Night K-9 5K. The USATF sanctioned run will begin at the Plex on Fashion Drive at 9:00 pm, and end at the fountain in the heart of the Village at Sandhill.

According to Lt. Kevin Hoover, this years run is dedicated to the memory of K-9 Deputy Fargo, who was killed while apprehending a suspect on December 16, 2011.

The entry fee for the event is $25 before July 21, and $30 after, and includes a t-shirt. The run will benefit the Richland County Sheriffâ??s Foundation and the Richland County K-9 Unit.

Prizes include cash, and awards for top male and female finishers in each age group.

You can find more information at the sheriffâ??s department