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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 (map)

Online Registration is now closed. Registration is available at the Packet Pick-up session as well as on-site on race day morning.

5th Annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run to benefit St. Martin's Home and the Little Sisters of the Poor Baltimore will be held September 8, 2018.





New This Year: This year's race will be Chip Timed!!!


$35.00 by July 25, 2018

$45.00 after July 25, 2018

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 shirt with our Nun Run logo (adult gender specific) guaranteed to all runners registered by July 25, 2018. (Unfortunately we cannot guarantee availability of t-shirts for those registering after deadline.) 

Pre Event Warm Up with Roxana, Entertainment by Bobalouie the Clown, Visit with The Bird

Post Race Refreshments and Live Entertainment



Friday, September 7th from 12PM-6PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

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.



Top three overall male and female runners

Top males and female 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. (you will be asked to list your parish during the registration process)

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. (you will be asked to list your school during the registration process)

Team Challenge: Winning timed team (4 fastest runners) will be awarded the "BLISTERS FOR SISTERS" medal.  Must have 7 runners to qualify.  (When selecting 5K please also choose "create" or "join" group/team to participate in Team Challenge)



Sponsorship level information is on our website, 

Levels include:

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

Please click here for sponsorship level information.


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.

Little Sisters of the Poor Donation Form to support a Runner / Walker
Please use this form to encourage friends/family to pledge monetary support as you participate in the Nun Run. All money goes directly to support the Residents and the Mission of the Little Sisters of the Poor at St. Martin’s Home.

On-line donation opportunity: Please click here.



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.

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. Contact Carol Small, 410.744.9367 x 126 with questions.

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.


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.