Little Sisters of the Poor Nun Run 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk

  • The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen 5200 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21210

Online Registration is now closed. Registration will be available at the Packet Pick-up Sessions listed below as well as on race day morning.

3rd Annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run to benefit St. Martin's Home and the Little Sisters of the Poor Baltimore will be held September 10, 2016!



Please click here for a Printable mail-in registration form.

There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.


Contact Carol Small, 410-744-9367 ext. 126


Under Armour Performance T-shirts (adult gender specific) guaranteed to all runners registered by July 25, 2016. (Unfortunately we cannot guarantee availability of t-shirts for those registering after deadline.) 

Pre Event Warm Up by Brick Bodies and Music by DJ Ray Der throughout the morning.

Post Race Refreshments, Bobalouie the Clown and Raffle Drawings (must be present to win).


Race Day:

Onsite Starting at 6:30 AM


Start on the grounds of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen and proceed to Charles Street
Turn right on Charles Street
Turn right on Wyndhurst Avenue
Turn right on Roland Avenue
Turn right on Northern Parkway
Turn right on Charles Street
Turn right back onto the grounds of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen to finish.

The Fun Run will be a loop completed on the grounds of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.


There is ample parking in the large Cathedral lot.


Top three overall male and female runners

Top three males and females in age brackets:

10 & under, 11–15, 16–19, 20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60–69, 70+

Parish Pride:  Parish with the most registered runners.

School Challenge:  School with the most registered runners; winning school will be awarded the "FLYING NUN" traveling trophy to place in their trophy case for one year.

Team Challenge:  Winning timed team (4 fastest runners) will receive the "BLISTERS FOR SISTERS" award.  Must have 7 runners to qualify.  You will be prompted to enter team name during registration process.  Please make sure all team members enter the same team name.


Sponsorship level information is on our website,

Levels include:
Top Nun $ 5,500
"Nun" Better $ 3,000
Make It a Habit $ 1,500
Super Schools $ 500


Please no baby joggers, strollers, roller blades, skates, bikes, dogs, pets or headphones allowed on the race course. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant. 


The Virtual Nun Run race can be completed at any time, at any location. You can walk, run, skip, bike or dance the distance of a 5K (3.1 miles). You can complete on your own or as a group.  If you would like to participate as a group, contact Carol Small, 410-744-9367 ext. 126, to help you coordinate.

We believe you so no proof of completing or time is needed. We would love pictures of you for our website.

Benefits of a virtual run include: no travel, no parking, no long lines at the porta-potty and food line!

EXTRA benefit of this virtual run: knowing you are supporting the Residents of St. Martin’s Home.

Complete and return registration information.

Kindly add $4.00 to your registration fee to help defray costs of sending your t-shirt.


The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, we serve the elderly poor in over 30 countries around the World.

Continuing the work of Saint Jeanne Jugan, our mission is to offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcomed as Christ, cared for as family and accompanied with dignity until God calls them to himself.

Dreaming of running, but sleeping in? Please support the Little Sisters and Residents if you can't join us! Consider a donation in any amount. Donations are tax deductible per our 501(c)(3) status.