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"The SFPD Challenge" Saturday, Dec 7th - Benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Posted Date: 12/3/2013
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The SFPD Challenge--Cable Car Pull (Benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation) will take place at Aquatic Park on Saturday, December 7th, 2013!  This year, Batkid (aka Miles Scott) will be joining us at Opening Ceremonies (Hyde/Jefferson), 10:00 am.  Please invite friends and family to witness the SFPD's Finest ---running, plunging and pulling!  The following is the list of events and times:
1.  Event One:  5K Walk and Fun Run
     Registration Begins at: 0730 hours (5K starts at 08:30 am)
     Location: Aquatic Park @ Hyde and Jefferson (In front of Dolphin Club)--Participants will be escorted to start line
                        at Van Ness and North Point at bus turn-around.
2.  Event Two:  Plunge in the Bay (Aquatic Park)
     Registration Begins at:  0930 hours (Plunge in the Bay at 10:30 am)
     Location: Hyde and Jefferson (In front of Dolphin Club)--Participants will be marched down to the water's
edge by Drill Santa Ray to participate in the annual plunge.
3.  Event Three:  Cable Car Pull (Teams of 6 will compete for best time---Police/Corporate team)
     Registration Begins at: 0930 hours (Cable Car Pull begins at 11:00 am)
     Location: Hyde and Jefferson (In front of Dolphin Club)---Teams will be paired against another team to see who 
                        can pull a cable car the fastest over a distance of 200 feet.
4.  Event Four:  Cops and Coffee at the Buena Vista Cafe, 2765 Hyde Street (Breakfast and Lunch service provided 
                              by SFPD's Finest---Tip-A-Cop)
Time: 09:00 am to 3:00 pm



- Opening Ceremonies with the presentation of Colors and singing of the National Anthem begins at 10:00 am
- Raffle tickets and money should be turned in by 9:30 am at registration table to be eligible for the top fundraising award (Station/Unit/Bureau).
- Parking for event will be on Van Ness (North of Bus Turn Around at Van Ness/North Point)
- Batkid shirts and SFPD Hoodies will be available at event.