Brian Olson wrote -
On the weekend of May 2nd and 3rd, the Woodland Police Department Relay Team (aka Pigs in Pursuit) will be participating in the Golden Gate Relay again. What is the Golden Gate Relay you ask?
The Golden Gate Relay is a 191 mile team run from Calistoga in the Napa Valley, across the Golden Gate Bridge at midnight, to the Pacific Ocean near Santa Cruz, promoting organ donation through Organs R Us. The course is broken into 36 legs that vary in distance (3-8 miles) and difficulty (easy to very hard). The Pigs in Pursuit team is made up of 12 runners and 2 van drivers from the Woodland Police Department, California Highway Patrol and Yolo County District Attorney’s Office.
Organs R Us (ORU) is a California based non-profit organization (ORU & Friends 501(c)(3) Tax ID 45-3266453) that promotes organ donation through athletics. ORU has generated publicity regarding the shortage of organ donors worth more than $25 million, supported transplant families facing life threatening illness, provided scholarships to attend the Transplant Olympics and purchased computers used to register organ donors online. Of 110,000 Americans waiting for transplants, 20 die each day before a donor is found.
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In the long run, organ donation saves lives