Karen Johnson approaches the finish line of the California International Marathon. Johnson, a Placer County sheriff's deputy and elite runner, died in January 2003 when she was struck by a vehicle while running in Orangevale. She will be remembered during a Mary 12, 2018, Fun Run in Auburn sponsored by the Placer County Sheriff's Office to raise funds for Northern California Special Olympics athletes.
Karen Johnson approaches the finish line of the California International Marathon. Johnson, a Placer County sheriff's deputy and elite runner, died in January 2003 when she was struck by a vehicle while running in Orangevale. She will be remembered during a Mary 12, 2018, Fun Run in Auburn sponsored by the Placer County Sheriff's Office to raise funds for Northern California Special Olympics athletes. Photo courtesy Kalin Everett
Karen Johnson approaches the finish line of the California International Marathon. Johnson, a Placer County sheriff's deputy and elite runner, died in January 2003 when she was struck by a vehicle while running in Orangevale. She will be remembered during a Mary 12, 2018, Fun Run in Auburn sponsored by the Placer County Sheriff's Office to raise funds for Northern California Special Olympics athletes. Photo courtesy Kalin Everett

Placer sheriff's fun run to honor former deputy who championed Special Olympics

May 02, 2018 07:08 PM