Author: LIFE Runners

13 Oct LIFE Runners 14th birthday! world-wide updates

Our team’s 14th birthday, cheers!  LIFE Runners began with 12 teammates racing the Chicago Marathon on Oct 12th, 2008.  We are now 20,557 teammates in 3,365 cities across 43 nations.  Welcome new nations Rwanda and Peru.  We have 96...

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26 Sep celebrate St. Pio! world-wide updates

The feast day of Saint Padre Pio! LIFE Runners began after Dr. Pat Castle had a miraculous encounter with St. Pio while racing up Pikes Peak in Colorado – see story. World-wide updates below....

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11 Sep “not a clinic”, baby saved, global updates!

“REMEMBER The Unborn” for 1st Wed (Sept 7th) witness in unity with your 20,080 teammates in 3,361 cities! * Join teammates for the LIFE Runners National Race Retreat (Dec 2nd). St.Jude Memphis with half/full marathon, 5K/10K, kids run. Don’t miss out! ...

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25 Jul final week of the A-Cross America Relay!

Ends Aug 7th, let's reach the A-Cross America Relay finish!  Everyone is needed to adopt a 5K, walk/run in your area. "Do Not Fear" devotion below.  * Pregnancy Help News (29 Jul 2022):  LIFE Runners share powerful message across America. * Catholic Voice (Jul 20th):  Pro-life cause motivates relay founders.   (Jul 21-22) ...

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15 Jul now moving A-Cross America!

  YOU are needed to put a "cross over America", please adopt a 5K of the Relay, walk or run in your local area to save lives!  3,419 miles remaining, see yellow progress dots below.  * Promo code HIGH5 for discount.  Students register for free with LIFER22.  One...

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21 Apr Baby saved!  helping Ukraine and much more

Happy Easter season, celebrate life eternal! We are 19,346 teammates in 3,201 cities across 41 nations, All In Christ! all media, devotion below * KATV, Little Rock AR (15 Apr): American record holder competes. * Catholic Times, Springfield IL (11 Apr): Bishop Paprocki receives award. * LifeSiteNews (8...

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20 Mar Protected: August 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting August 2, 2021   The August zoom meeting was called to order by Pat. Members present: Pat, Bernadette, Grant, Jeff, and T.D. The LR creed was recited by all. April and June minutes were approved.   Pat/president:   Pat asked Jeff if he could run the numbers for...

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20 Mar Protected: April 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting April 5, 2021   The April zoom meeting was called to order by Pat. Members present: Karen, Paul, Jeff, Janice, Bishop Joe and T.D. The creed was recited by T.D. Pat shared the St. Pio devotion which was on suffering. February minutes were approved...

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14 Mar Protected: January 2022 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting January 3, 2022 *Pat - President: Pat called the January Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Grant, Jeff, Karen, Janice and T.D. The meeting started with Jeff reciting the LR creed. The November minutes were approved. Jeff recited...

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18 Jan Want your chapter listed? (reply by Jan 20th)

LIFE Runners Chapter Leaders - your monthly public witness huddles with “REMEMBER The Unborn” jerseys impact hearts and minds for saving lives, thank You! To keep your chapter listed on the website, please reply by 12pmCT, Thurs, Jan 20th with your chapter name and commitment to...

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14 Jan March!  banquet, relay, memphis

2022: let’s march, celebrate, and relay for Life! We are now 17,711 teammates in over 2,000 cities across 41 nations – All In Christ! 2021: we impacted thousands for saving lives! 2,216 new teammates, 8 new school chapters, 2 new nations, Devotions...

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23 Nov Protected: November 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting November 1, 2021 *Pat Castle - President: Pat called the November Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Bishop Joe, Bernadette, Grant, Karen, Janice and T.D. Janice recited the LR creed. The August minutes were approved. Pat stated that...

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10 Nov Indy recap – witness to thousands!

Powerful Pro-Life witness with thousands of participants & spectators at the Indy 5K/half/full Marathon (Nov 6th). LIFE Runners was the largest team (75) and included the youngest half marathoner - only blind half marathoner - only sub 3 hr marathon priest - America's fastest miler -...

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01 Nov See LIFE Runner saints in action!

  Respect Life Month!  LIFE Runners had lots of saintly action (below).  First Wednesday!  Wear your "REMEMBER The Unborn" jersey as a witness in unity with our 17,256 teammates in 2,178 cities - All In Christ!   (Nov 5th)  RSVP for the Indy pre-race meal with Alan Webb, the American record holder...

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19 Sep Exciting Updates!

EXCITING UPDATES! LIFE Runners in action below. See media. Wear your "REMEMBER The Unborn" jersey as a witness in unity with 16,793 teammates in 2,169 cities, All In Christ for Pro-Life! ...

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31 Aug Relay Finish Recap

(Sep 1st) First Wednesday! Wear your "REMEMBER The Unborn" jersey or jacket in unity with our 16,659 teammates in over 2,000 cities around the world, impacting hearts and minds for saving lives!...

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02 Aug (Aug 7th-8th) Relay FINISH Line Events!

(Aug 7th-8th) Join the exciting A-Cross America Relay FINISH Line events in Kansas City, FREE, see schedule below. Cheers! We have filled 85% of the 5,359 miles. Let’s fill 100% for the 6th year in a row. Register to walk or...

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20 May Super Exciting Updates!

SUPER EXCITING UPDATES! Wear your “REMEMBER The Unborn” jersey as a witness with our 16,251 teammates in 2,568 cities across 39 nations, All In Christ for Pro-Life!...

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29 Mar Protected: February 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting February 1, 2021 *Pat - President: Pat called the February Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Bishop Joe, Paul, Jeff, Janice, Scott and T.D. The LR creed was recited to open the meeting. Bishop Joe was in DC...

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31 Jan Protected: January 2021 (virtual) Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Reports January, 2021 (virtual)   Scott/Treasurer: December transactions: DEBITS   PROGRAM Facebook promotions $271.00 Donations to other Pro-Life groups $100.00 LIHM Sisters Travel/Conference $82.30 (other half under M&G) – includes travel and conference fees   Schwartze Community Foundation grant disbursements $141.15 (gear) Balance –$5106.52   Guth grant disbursements $83.46 (gear) Balance - $14,916.54   Patnaude South Pacific Ministry disbursements $0 Balance –...

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31 Jan Protected: December 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting Decemer 7, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the December Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Bishop Joe, Paul, Jeff, Bernadette, Grant, Janice, Scott and T.D. The LR creed was recited by Bishop Joe to open the...

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02 Dec Protected: November 2020 Board Meeting Minutes (virtual)

LIFE Runners Board Meeting November, 2020 (virtual) Reports sent in: *Paul - Vice: Membership reports: For October we had 345 signups with a net of 342 net new members for a total of 15,004. No Chapter had 10 new members. NE - Bellevue St Matthew Catholic Church                 1st with...

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11 Nov Protected: October 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting October 5 , 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the October Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Bishop Joe, Paul, Bernadette, Grant, Karen, Janice and T.D. The LR creed was recited by Bernadette to open the meeting...

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28 Sep Protected: August 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting August 10, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the August Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Jeff, Paul, Bernadette, Scott, Karen, Janice and T.D. The LR creed was recited by the board to open the meeting along...

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10 Aug Protected: July 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting July 6, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the July Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Jeff, Grant, Scott, T.D. and Karen. The LR creed was recited by the board to open the meeting along with praying...

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23 Jul Exorcism, Relay halfway, Indi virtual, Elite launch!

    HIGH FIVE Challenge!  Invite 5 people to walk or run a 5K leg of the A-Cross America Relay, anytime and anywhere before Aug 9th finish line.  REGISTER NOW.   Join the awesome Relay finish line events in Kansas City. Wear your "REMEMBER The Unborn" jersey as a public witness...

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06 Jul Protected: June 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting June 2, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the June Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Bernadette, Janice, Karen, Bishop Joe, Scott, Grant and T.D. The LR creed was recited by the board to open...

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04 May Protected: April 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting April 6, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the April Zoom meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Janice, Bishop Joe, Grant and T.D. The LR creed was recited by the board to open the meeting along...

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06 Apr Protected: March 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting March 2, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the March meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Janice, Scott, Karen and T.D. "Guest" LR Angi Castle recited the creed to open the meeting along with praying for...

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02 Mar Protected: February 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting February 3, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the February meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Janice, Scott, T.D. and Grant. T.D. recited the creed to open the meeting along with praying for the intercession of...

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13 Jan Protected: January 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting January 6, 2020 *Pat - President: Pat called the January meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Janice, Scott, Karen, Jeff and T.D. Board members recited the creed to open the meeting along with praying for the intercession...

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30 Dec Protected: December 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting December 2, 2019 *Pat - President: Pat called the December meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Janice, Scott and T.D. Board members recited the creed to open the meeting. We then asked Our Lady of Guadalupe and...

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19 Dec High-Five Challenge for 2019 finish! 👊✋☝💙

  God, Life, Team!  Team photos with updates below.  Our ministry matters, wear your witness, lives are counting on us.  First Wednesday impact, "Met LIFE Runners at a supermarket and joined." LIFE Runners doubled in two years, now 13,930 teammates in 2,517 cities around the world, All...

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02 Dec Protected: November 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting November 4, 2019 Pat called the November meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Janice, Bishop Joe and T.D. Janice recited the creed to open the meeting.   Pat's opening comments: Pat shared his recent experiences on the sidewalk...

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24 Oct 2021 Banquet (Feb 19th)

BANQUET:  All In Christ for Pro-Life!  Speaker Claire Culwell is an abortion survivor and was the 2020 DC March for Life keynote.  Emcee is Jen Brown, co-host of Spirit Mornings.  2019 Banquet Video (1 min).   Share Flyer and Facebook Event.  Sponsors below. TICKETS: $50 In-Person. ...

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08 Oct Protected: October 2019 Board Meeting (Virtual) Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting October 2019   A virutal meeting was held for the month of October. Board member reports as follows: *Pat - President: *T.D. - Secretary:  *Paul - Vice: For September we had 408 net new members for a total of 13,068.  No Chapter had 12 new members. NE - West...

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07 Oct Protected: September 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting September 9, 2019 Pat called the September meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Janice, Karen, Scott and T.D. Pat started the meeting reciting the creed. Pat introduced Janice Todd to the board. Janice joined at our...

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20 Aug Protected: August 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting August 5, 2019 Pat called the August meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Bishop Coffey, Grant, Scott and T.D. Grant opened the meeting with a prayer. Minutes for July were approved. Pat stated that Bishop Coffey will...

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18 Aug God stuff! Israel, Route 66, Relay

    We filled all 5,359 miles of the A-Cross America Relay for Pro-Life!  12 million steps in our "REMEMBER The Unborn" jerseys as a public witness across America and around the world, impacting hearts and minds for saving lives! Relay finish TV coverage.  Finish Line Photos.   God First, Life...

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05 Aug Protected: July 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

LIFE Runners Board Meeting July 1, 2019 Pat called the July meeting to order at 7:30pm CST. Board members present were Pat, Paul, Jeff, Karen and T.D. While waiting for all to call in there was some discussion about changing the logo. Pat said there has only...

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03 Jul Largest spanning Pro-Life event with 12 million steps!

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us persevere in running this race set before us with our eyes fixed on Jesus. ~ Heb 12:1-2 . REFLECTION: On July 4th, LIFE Runners will kickoff the largest spanning Pro-Life event in the...

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26 Jun [9 days to go!] Do Something (Mt 5:17-19) by Sandy Hentges

"But whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest in the Kingdom of heaven." ~ Mt 5:17-19 . REFLECTION: "What do you want for your children?" It was a question posed by the principal to a school gymnasium filled with parents one cold winter evening....

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12 Jun Go That Extra Mile (Mt 5:41) by Dr. Rich Reich

Should anyone press you into service for one mile, go with him for two miles. ~ Mt 5:41 . Reflection: Jesus instructs us, "And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two."  Christ's instruction deals with the Roman practice of commandeering civilians to carry...

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05 Jun [1st Wed] Difference Makers (Is 49:4-5) by Dr. Pat Castle

Though I thought I had toiled in vain, yet my reward is with the LORD who formed me as his servant from the womb. ~ Is 49:4-5 . Reflection:  While praying in front of abortion facilities, we compassionately ("to suffer with") meet the confusion going in and...

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