The Alice Police Officers Association (APOA) and Saenz Elementary staff and students will represent the community at the 41st annual Beach-to-Bay Marathon.

The teams have been training to prepare themselves mentally and physically for the race. Some of the APOA team members have raced for several years while others will race on Saturday, May 21 for the first time.

Saenz Elementary students volunteered for the chance to run among thousands of people.

The APOA teams include Lt. Jason Childres, Sgt. Richard DeLeon, Officer Juan Reyes, Officer John DeLeon, Officer Ivanna Munoz, Officer Rene Garcia, Sgt. Aniceto Perez, Officer Juan Charles, Sgt. Daniel Elizondo, Officer Herman Arrellano, Sgt. David Espinoza and Officer Brandon Reynolds.

Saenz Elementary teams include Ayden Ramos, Robert Ramirez, Isabella Perales, Troy Ramirez, Francisco Urrutia, Emilio Bernal, Jaydon Cruz, Jared Castillo, Noah Doctor, Jarrett Perales, Justin Arellano, Zander Urrutia, Valerie Perez, Crystal Fuentes, Javier Garcia, Clarissa Salinas, Lisa Lopez and Sam Salinas.