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Running for Seminarians

Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to be part of the Race for Seminarians team, offering your prayers, sweat and fundraising efforts for vocations.

Runners can get sponsored for the race(s) of their choice, though most energy has gone into the Marine Corps Marathon and 10K. Registration for these events opens in March and April and fills up quickly.

There will be more information here in February as we plan our races for 2017.

To join the Race for Seminarians Team:

  1. Select the race you would like to run and register for it
  2. Register as a member of the Race for Seminarians team (Coming in March)
  3. Start fundraising! Marathon runners have a fundraising goal of $350; 10K runners of $175; if you are doing a 5K we challenge you to raise $150.

Those not running can help by making a donation online or by check to a specific runner, or to support the team (and vocations) in general.

How will your donations help?
Fundraising directly affects the work of the Office of Vocations in the Diocese of Arlington. Funds will assist those discerning a vocation to priesthood and those who are in seminary formation. The Diocese provides each seminarian with an education, housing and food, yet other unexpected expenses occur. Your donations will help supplement discernment programs as well as pay for seminarian expenses not normally covered by the Diocese.