Inverness, Florida -Commander Buddy Grantwith the Citrus County Sheriff's Office is challenginghis deputiesto beat his time of 4:28on theSheriffsoffice PT(Physical Training) course.
As a United Way board member, he says it's something that's been on his mind for a long time. This challenge is a way to give back and make a difference inhis community.
Commander Grant ran this morning andfor every deputy that beats his time, he and his sponsors will donate $50 to the United Way of Citrus County.Those deputieswill also be allowed to skip their next required quarterly run.
Commander Grant estimates that around $5,000 will be raised annually by this challenge.