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Burg Simpson to Sponsor the 7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run!

By Heidi Culbertson

June 12, 2019  

Burg Simpson is proud to sponsor the 7th annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run. The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner after he lost his life in the line of duty in 2012. Burg Simpson shareholder Nick Fogel, the practice group leader of the firm’s workers’ compensation department, helped to develop the fund as an inaugural board member.

Proceeds from the annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K Run & Walk benefit the Fallen Officer Fund, an organization that assists the families of fallen law enforcement officers in the State of Colorado. The fund also provides assistance to Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) and Judi’s House to provide bereavement programs for the families of fallen officers.

Please join Nick Fogel and all of us at Burg Simpson for the 7th annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K Run & Walk on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, at Cornerstone Park in Englewood. For more information, please visit the Jeremy Bitner Memorial Fund websithere.

The 7th Annual Memorial Run is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Cornerstone Park in Englewood, CO.  There a 5K/10K Run, and 5K Walk.

Deadline for Registration is Monday, June 17th.

  • 6:30 a.m. – Registration/Bib Pick Up
  • 8:00 a.m. – 5K/10K Race Start
  • 8:05 a.m. – 5K Walk Start

About the Jeremy Bitner Fallen Officer Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K Run (3.1 miles/6.2 miles) & 5K Walk is an annual event in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop.

Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned to patrol, was a SWAT team member, and a Field Training Officer.

Jeremy loved being a police officer and serving his community. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend to many. Proceeds raised from The Jeremy Bitner Fallen Memorial 5K/10K Run benefit the Fallen Officer Fund, to assist the families of fallen law enforcement officers in Colorado.

Here are the links to the TV appearances for Jeremy Bitner:

 

KMGH ABC CH7 Mile High Living

KDVR FOX CH31 Colorado’s Best

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