Why Contribute?

Proceeds from our annual run assist in maintaining “The Jeremy Bitner Fallen Officer Fund,” a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which offers financial assistance to the next of kin of any fallen officer acting in the line of duty in the State of Colorado. All proceeds raised stay in Colorado and benefit those in our community who are affected by these tragic and untimely losses. Since 2013, the fund has supported the families of these fallen officers:

  • Sgt. Baldwin – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Sgt. Renfro – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Trooper Taylor Thyfault – Colorado State Patrol
  • Officer Kevin Denner – Littleton Police Department
  • Officer Garrett Swasey – UCCS Police Department
  • Trooper Jaimie Jursevics – Colorado State Patrol
  • Deputy Derek Geer – Mesa County Sheriff’s Office
  • Deputy Nate Carrigan – Park County Sheriff’s Office
  • Deputy Travis Russell – Las Animas County Sheriff’s Office
  • Trooper Cody Donahue – Colorado State Patrol
  • Deputy Zackari Parrish – Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
  • Deputy Heath Gumm – Adams County Sheriff’s Office
  • Deputy Micah Flick – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
  • Sgt. Matthew Moreno – Las Animas County Sheriff’s Office
  • Corporal Dan Groves – Colorado State Patrol
  • Trooper William Moden – Colorado State Patrol
  • Sgt. Joshua Voth – Colorado Department of Corrections
  • Officer Eric Talley – Boulder Police Department
  • Officer Gordon Beesley – Arvada Police Department
  • Officer Dillon Vakoff – Arvada Police Department
  • Deputy Andrew Peery – El Paso Sheriff’s Department
  • Officer Dillon Michael Vakoff – Arvada Police Department

Who We Are

The Jeremy Bitner Fallen Officer Fund is made up of individuals from both the public and private sector who are dedicated to honoring the memory of officers who have lost their lives while protecting and serving members of the community. 2023-2024 Board of Directors:

Chad Read, President Englewood Police Department
Toni Arnoldy, Vice President Englewood Police Department
Brian Martinez, Treasurer Englewood Police Department
Tyler Kieta, Secretary Weller Media Services, LLC
Nick Fogel, Board Member Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
Kelly Sheehan, Board Member Arvada Police Department

Contact Us

Whether you have a question about the event, the Fallen Officer’s Fund, or about how to donate your time or money, we would love to hear from you. Thank you for your continued support. By Mail: Jeremy Bitner Fallen Officer Fund P.O. Box 1635 Englewood, Colorado 80150 Email: bitnermemorialfund@gmail.com Phone: 720-281-5938

The 11th annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K run & walk will be held on Saturday, June 17th, 2023.

Register Now
Race day registration will be open from 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. While we highly recommend that you pre-register for our event, you will have the option of registering the day of the race. Race day registration will close promptly at 7:30 a.m. in order to allow for time to get race information to the timing company.