By CIM Baker-to-Vegas runners

On March 25, the CDCR California Institution for Men Baker to Vegas Running Team completed the Challenge Cup Relay. The team consisted of 20 runners completing the 120-mile relay race between Baker, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. The team ran in honor of Correctional Officer Armando Gallegos Jr., who lost his life in a line-of-duty death Sept. 14, 2018. Also present at the race were Officer Gallegos’ family and widow, who expressed their gratitude and appreciation for the recognition, honor and respect that was shown to Officer Gallegos.

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