Baker to Vegas Road Race
Baker to Vegas is the world's most prestigious and unique law enforcement foot race. The competition is 120 miles of pavement, 20 stages with over 8,000 runners starting in Baker, California and ending in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Law enforcement officers from all around the globe battle it out every spring to win the coveted cup trophy.
In 2018, the Detroit Police Department participated in the Baker to Vegas Race for the first time. DPD sent 20 officers to compete in the race with 10 additional people serving in support roles. The run promotes wellness, teamwork and morale - all things important to the Detroit Police Department.
The next Baker to Vegas Race is scheduled for March 23rd and 24th, 2019. DPD has a team which has been busy training to compete and represent Detroit in this national competition.