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 9th finish line. Wear “REMEMBER The Unborn” jersey to impact hearts and minds for saving lives!
* Finish Line Videos (1 min and 3 min).
* Kansas City TV News (11 Aug 2019): A-Cross America Relay finish line.
* LifeSiteNews (6 Aug 2019): LIFE Runners crisscross US in pro-life event spanning entire world.
* Catholic Voice, Omaha NE (6 Sep 2019): Nationwide run spreads pro-life message (front page).
* The Leaven, Kansas City KS (13 Sep 2019): Pro-life running team winds up relay with big weekend.
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 8th-9th 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 (opens Nov 23rd): 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 Support Levels, Gifts, and Names.
STEP 5 – SHARE PHOTOS on social media with #AcrossAmericaRelay.
FINISH LINE EVENTS: RSVP@liferunners, 2019 Photos.
Sat, Aug 8th, 2020
* 5:00 PM – Mass. All Welcome! Holy Cross church, 8311 W. 93rd, Overland Park, KS.
* 6:00 PM – Free Dinner, Music, Fellowship. Holy Cross church.
Sun, Aug 9th, 2020
* 8:15 AM – Mass. All Welcome! Ascension church, 9510 W. 127th St, Overland Park, KS.
* 8:45 AM – Donuts/Coffee, Music, Fellowship. Ascension church.
* 10:30 AM – Prayer rally at Planned Parenthood, 4401 W 109th St # 200, Leawood, KS.
* 11:00 AM – Run/walk final legs, out/back from Roe Park, 10400 Roe Ave, Overland Park, KS. Register.
* 12:00 PM – March into finish, out/back as group from Roe Park. Free Lunch, Music, Fellowship.
*** Lodging: TBD.
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.