LAPD again tops Baker to Vegas relay; Inland Empire sheriff’s win categories
LA Daily News
Mar 29, 2017
Teams from the Riverside County and San Bernardino County sheriff’s departments were among those that won their categories in the 33rd Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup relay Sunday.
The Los Angeles Police Department’s agency-wide team was the overall top finisher for the sixth year in a row, with its runners covering the 120-mile, 20-stage footrace in a combined 12 hours, 52 minutes, 38 seconds.
An LA County sheriff’s team finished second. A California Highway Patrol statewide team was fourth, Anaheim police were fifth, California State Parks were sixth, a Riverside County sheriff team was seventh and Santa Ana police were eighth.
The Riverside County sheriff’s team that won their category won in the category that includes civilian and sworn personnel, at least five female runners and a total combined ages of the 20 runners of at least 800 years.
The San Bernardino sheriff’s team, with Sheriff John McMahon running the final leg, 4.6 miles, was first in the category for civilian and sworn personnel with combined ages of at least 800 years.
Other category winners with Southern California ties were Newport Beach police, Torrance police and California State University police.
Riverside police were second and San Bernardino police were sixth in the category for departments with fewer than 500 officers.
The San Bernardino County Probation Department achieved its goal of finishing in the top 199 by placing 192nd overall.