A member of the Rochester Police Department is running to raise awareness.

A member of the Rochester Police Department is running to raise awareness.

On July 13 at 9 a.m. Sergeant Brett Sobieraski will begin his 50 hour trek to raise awareness and funds for the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics.

Sobieraski will begin his run in Buffalo going eastbound on the Erie Canal Towpath, passing through Rochester on Saturday with the hope of ending his run at 11 a.m. Sunday in Syracuse.

To support Sobieraski's run you can go online to Special Olympics New York.