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Rev Up The Sems 2020

June 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm



The goal of this event is to raise awareness for Vocations while practicing social distancing!



Join us (virtually) for our Second Annual Fun Run for Vocations! HOW DOES A VIRTUAL RUN/WALK WORK? Run, walk, skip, hop, jump, dance…. your pace, your space! Complete whenever you want between June 15, 2020 and July 15, 2020. When you complete your run, send pictures/videoclips to the Diocese of San Jose Vocations office: kimberly.maramba@dsj.org or post your pictures on Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #RevUpTheSemsFunRun.

After we verify your registration, you’ll be able to pick up your runner bib and face mask for virtually completing your run/walk.

For questions call the vocations office (408) 983-0155

REGISTRATION PROCESS What are the steps to participate in the event?

1. Complete Registration Form (Online through Eventbrite or download)

This is a Fun-Filled Family event, so, let’s have some FUN with it! All proceeds from the event will benefit the Diocese of San Jose Vocations (including Seminarian formation). For questions or more information, please contact the Vocations office at 408-983-0155 or email: kimberly.maramba@dsj.org NOTE: If you choose to run/walk outside, please continue to adhere to the CDC’s guidelines on protecting yourself and avoid large groups or running close to others.


Ways to Raise Funds via the Virtual Fun Run/Walk:
1.  Register for the Run – $25  (will receive a runner’s BIB and a Face mask)
2.  Pledge – people can pledge for someone (ideally, a priest, the bishop, a seminarian, a religious) to do a run/walk
        3 Pledges:
            a)  Pledge Run/walk for 3 miles (not continuously, but collectively over the month)  – donate   $25
            b)  Pledge Run/walk for 6 miles (not continuously, but collectively over the month)  – donate   $50
            c)  Pledge Run/walk for 10 miles (not continuously, but collectively over the month)  – donate   $100
3.  Donations – Flat rate of whatever they would like to donate for the cause of the vocations office
4.  Sponsorship – Anyone may become a sponsor of the “Rev Up the Sems” Fun Run/Walk (Virtual!)
            They donate based on the following levels…
            a)  “Seminarian Level” sponsorship    –  $1,500
            b)  “Priest Level” sponsorship             –  $2,500
            c)  “BISHOP Level” sponsorship         –  $5,000
            d)  “POPE Level” sponsorship          –  $10,000

Fun Run Participants Get Pledges to Sponsor Your Run!

(Optional) Complete Pledge/Sponsorship Form (Download) Please mail all forms and checks to: Diocese of San Jose Vocations Office 1150 North First Street, Suite 100 San Jose, CA 95112-4966 

Fun Run Participants Get Pledges to Sponsor Your Run!

Who Should I ask to sponsor me? Ask family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. Go to the Pledge tab below for to print your pledge form. Donations are welcome and all proceeds go to DSJ Vocations.

How much can someone pledge? Anyone can pledge a flat dollar amount in any amount they wish. Fun Run participants should start collecting pledges as soon as they have the pledge form. Click on the Donate button to sponsor a runner. “More Convenient and More Secure”



Want to support the work of vocations, but unable to make the event? 

Consider a prayer pledge or donation  

EVENT SPONSOR / Sponsor Package Interested in becoming a sponsor for the event or donating? Click on button below to download and print the Sponsorship Packet. Contact vocations@dsj.org

All proceeds from the Fun Run will benefit Vocations Office including Seminarian formation in the Diocese of San Jose SOCIAL MEDIA  We’re excited for you to join us! Use the hashtag #REVUPTHESEMSFUNRUN to share your photos and videos from the event.   SPONSORS:  


June 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am
July 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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