Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Special Olympian Brett Banford starts the Special Olympics torch relay at the state Capitol on Wednesday in Salt Lake City with an escort from Salt Lake police officers Mike Ross, Nick Pearce and Ken Pearce. The 2008 Special Olympics Utah Summer Games are being hosted by Brigham Young University. Athletic events take place today through Saturday.

Special Olympian Brett Banford starts the Special Olympics torch relay at the state Capitol on Wednesday in Salt Lake City with an escort from Salt Lake police officers Mike Ross, Nick Pearce and Ken Pearce. The 2008 Special Olympics Utah Summer Games are being hosted by Brigham Young University. Athletic events take place today through Saturday.