Fun run or walk to help keep criminals off the street

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One local organization is bringing awareness to the community’s roll in helping to get criminals off the streets with a fun 5K fun run or walk.

The Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers is proud to announce their 2nd Annual To Catch A Crook 5K. 

Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization that relies on anonymous tips to help solve crimes and reward tipsters with cash awards up to $1,000.

Crime Stoppers Chair, Rob Duren, and Liason, James Burton, joined KRQE’s This Morning team to discuss the run. Watch above.

The run will be held at The Balloon Fiesta Park Saturday, November 19.

To participate in the 5k it’s only $30 for adults and $15 for 12 years old and under to participate.

Funds earned from this event will go to paying tipsters their reward when tips lead to an arrest.

All participants will receive a T-Shirt. For more information, visit their website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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