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Sister Mary Agnes

About Sister Mary Agnes

Sister Mary Agnes is the Event Coordinator of the Labor Day race, which has garnered national attention and has been featured in Runner’s World magazine and the CBS Early Show as well as many other publications.

Registration is Open!

Registration for the 18th Annual St. Charles Children’s Home 5K Road Race is now open!  You can register on-line or print an application, 2014 St. Charles Children’s Home 5K Race Application, and mail it in to us.  Runners, Joggers, Walkers, First Timers … Continue reading

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Preparations Have Begun!

It may only be May and a bit chilly outside but we have begun preparations for the 18th Annual St. Charles Children’s Home 5K Road Race!  Corporate Sponsorship Letters have been mailed, Race Apps are about to be printed and … Continue reading

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See you at the Race on Monday!

Hi Everyone,  our online registration is now closed.  Please plan to come on Monday to register for the race.  The fee is still $20 per runner.  We want as many people as possible to come!  Plan to get there early–people … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for our 17th Annual 5k

Labor Day is right around the corner and we are very busy preparing for our annual Labor Day Race to be held on September 2 at Martin’s Point Healthcare at Pease.  Our race course is certified by USA Track & … Continue reading

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Exciting New Attractions at the 16th Annual St. Charles 5K

We have some exciting new sponsors who will be present at our race this year.  As all runners know, hydration is important, and sometimes hydration needs to be helped along with proper electrolyte balance.  This year, Vita Coco will be … Continue reading

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Online Registration open until Friday Midnight

We are excited to see all the registrations pouring in for the 16th Annual St. Charles Children’s Home 5k this year.  Online registration is open until midnight tonight.  But if you miss online registration, don’t worry!  You can come and … Continue reading

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Online Registration now open!

Online registration for our Labor Day 2012 race is now open, and I am excited to announce we are using the new ChronoTrack online registration system. Click here to participate in our 16th Annual St. Charles Children’s Home 5k.  We … Continue reading

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What the St. Charles Children’s Home 5k Means to Me

I was away the summer of 1996 when the children began running at St. Charles.  Imagine my surprise when I returned to find a house full of runners–and I had NEVER run before.  My running career began in the fall … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Our 15th Annual 5k!

It’s a special year for the St. Charles Children’s Home 5k:  Our 15th Annual.  It’s special for me as Race Director as well, since this is my 10th year directing the race.  Those of you who have been with us … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mission Trails Regional Park

When I originally started this blog for RunningNuns, my intent was to give people a window into St. Charles Children’s Home and our running program with the children. That proved much harder than I thought it would for the simple … Continue reading

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