(5th Annual Memorial Relay Run)…..It is next week.
The Relay is to honor the memory of Agent Robert Rosas. The Agent Robert Rosas Memorial Relay Run starts in Campo at 6:00 pm Wednesday July 23rd and continues to El Centro, ending at around 7:00 am on Thursday July 24th. The Relay will use the Shockey Truck Trail near the border road just north of the international fence. The event honors the tragic loss of Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, who was gunned down and murdered by several men in an isolated area near Campo, on July 23rd, 2009. The El Centro native was working out of the Campo Border Patrol Station, and was on patrol at the time of the ambush that took his life.