Join the largest spanning Pro-Life event with 1,528 legs covering 5,359 miles (12 million steps)! Register to run or walk 5K legs on the Relay course or from anywhere in the world, anytime from Jul 4th kickoff to Aug 8th finish line. Wear “REMEMBER The Unborn” jersey to impact hearts and minds for saving lives!
* Overview Video. Finish Line Videos (1 min and 3 min).
* LifeSiteNews (26 Aug 2020): LIFE Runners don’t let COVID keep them from taking 12 million steps to end abortion.
* KMBC TV News, Kansas City (9 Aug 2020): A-Cross America Relay finish line.
* Aleteia (9 Aug 2020): LIFE Runners finish cross-country relay.
* LifeSiteNews (6 Aug 2019): LIFE Runners crisscross US in pro-life event spanning entire world.
COURSE: East Arm kickoff from the Brooklyn Bridge NY. West Arm kickoff from Golden Gate Bridge CA. South Arm kickoff from San Antonio TX. North Arm kickoff from Grand Forks ND. Pause for prayer at abortion facilities. Arms unite for Finish Line celebration events Aug 7th-8th in Kansas City (schedule below).
STEP 1 – JOIN TEAM: Order “REMEMBER The Unborn” jersey and wear it as a witness while doing Relay legs.
STEP 2 – REGISTER FOR RELAY LEGS: Multiple people can register for each leg. Options: on course as scheduled, on course different date/time, off course different date/time, convert distance to public time in jersey (1 hour = 1 mile). At Checkout, order Participant Medal and “Freedom for All” Shirt (see below).
STEP 3 – PRAY LIFE RUNNERS CREED before Relay legs. Offer up prayers on the Prayer Wall.
STEP 4 – SUPPORT: see Levels and Gifts.
STEP 5 – SHARE PHOTOS here and on social media with #AcrossAmericaRelay and #RememberTheUnborn.
2021 FINISH LINE EVENTS: RSVP@liferunners.org, 2020 Photos.
Sat, Aug 7th, Church of the Holy Cross, 8311 W. 93rd St, Overland Park, KS.
* 4:00 PM – Mass (all welcome).
* 5:00 PM – Social, appetizers, beer & wine
* 6:30 PM – FREE Dinner, pork tenderloin, wings, fish, sides, rolls, salad, dessert
* 7:30 PM – Ablaze Worship music
Sun, Aug 8th
* 8:30 AM – Mass (all welcome) with Bishop Paprocki, Church of the Holy Cross, 8311 W. 93rd St, Overland Park, KS.
* 9:00 AM – Huddle with Free Breakfast, Church of the Holy Cross, 8311 W. 93rd St, Overland Park, KS.
* 10:15 AM – Prayer rally at Planned Parenthood, 4401 W 109th St # 200, Leawood, KS.
* 11:00 AM – Run/walk final legs to Roe Park, 10400 Roe Ave, Overland Park, KS. Register.
* 12:00 PM – March into finish at Roe Park, 10400 Roe Ave, Overland Park, KS.
* 12:30 PM – FREE Lunch, Ablaze Worship music, Fellowship.
INSPIRATION: Jeff Grabosky ran A-Cross America in 2011 and wrote Running With God Across America book. Dr. Pat Castle met Jeff along that faith journey. LIFE Runners launched the annual A-Cross America Relay in 2013.