• Welcome runners!

Welcome to the 2018 Race for Seminarians Team!


We are just getting underway for this year's races. See our race page to pick a few, register, and start fundraising! The Marine Corps Marathon lottery opens March 21-28, and the 10K registration opens April 11.

Being a part of the Race for Seminarians Team includes:

  • Networking events to meet other runners and find training partners (mark your calendar for our Kickoff on May 8th! Stay tuned for more details.)
  • Training tips from Ray Pugsley, Owner of Potomac River Runners
  • Gait analysis, shoe fitting and discounts for athletic ware
  • Training program and schedule
  • Creative fundraising materials and suggestions
  • Team T-shirt
  • Post-race brunch
  • And more!

We are grateful for your prayers and sweat and sacrifices, and the Office of Vocations is available to support you in any way we can.

In case you missed them, here are some great photos from our 2017 races.

How do I join the Race for Seminarians Team?

  1. Register as a member of the Race for Seminarians team (coming soon) and set your fundraising goal. Your goal can be for one race, or cumulative over as many races as you want. Suggested goals: Marathon runners $500; Half-marathon: $250; 10K runners: $175; 5K: $75.
  2. Select the race you would like to run and register for it (find options on our Races page).
  3. Select your sponsors and start fundraising! Visit the Fundraising page for tips.
  4. Build your team! Here's a flier to help spread the word.

Build a Race for Seminarians Team at your parish! Get started here.