Rachel Quiñones Memorial 5K

Bishop John J. Snyder High School

Saturday, February 17, 2024

5K at 9:00 a.m. | Fun Run at 10:00 a.m.

About this Race

Come walk, run or cheer others on at the Rachel Quiñones Memorial 5K and Fun Run. Celebrate the legacy of our dear Rachel our Starlight, a Catholic educator and the community she still impacts today! Celebrate Catholic schools and raise money to help students afford a Catholic school education.

Participants receive a full race packet that includes some of Rachel’s favorite things.

Canine family members are welcome! Water and treats will be provided, all we ask is that you keep them leashed! Canine family members always enjoy participating in the Rachel 5K!


Want to participate, but can’t make it to the race on the big day?  You can still get an official race packet! Sign up for the virtual event, run the 5K distance on your own course and receive your race swag via mail.


Entry Fees

5KFaculty, Staff and 5K High School Students5K Grade School Students K-8Fun RunVirtual Race
Through December 8th$40 Free$50
December 9th - Race Day$50Free$50
Through February 3rd$15$10
February 4th - Race Day$20$15

Registrations after January 15th may not receive t-shirt size ordered until end of February.

Register Now!


Click Here to Register Online

Online registration closes February 3rd. After online registration closes, you can still register Race day.

In person:

You can register at any 1st Place Sports location on store kiosks with no processing fee.

Packet Pickup

  • Friday, February 3rd – Bishop Snyder High School (5001 Samaritan Way)
    – 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM.
    All are welcome to join us at a Mass at 5:00 PM
  • Packets will also be available on race morning near the starting line.


Awards will be given to the top three age-group winners.


The course takes participants across the front of the campus of Bishop Snyder and then back in a peaceful neighborhood behind the school on paved roads. Runners finish in front of Bishop Snyder High School.


There is ample parking in the school’s main parking lot.

Race Celebration

The celebration begins at 8:15 a.m. with a warm up from our DJ. Then we’re off at 9:00 a.m. to walk, run, or cheer for the duration of the race! Come hungry for food truck cookin’ and ready to shop the crafts. We will have a kids’ tent with activities for little ones. The Fun Run is at 10:00 a.m. and an award ceremony will follow.

2023 Race Committee

Mr. and Mrs. Herb and Regina Quiñones
Rebecca Quiñones
Joy Gallagher

Committee Members
Alexa Aragon
Kasha Fahy
Lindsey Farrell
Kristi Jeffrey
Nina Quiñones
Jeri Sinex
Kathryn Snowden
Kyle Stuard
Jacqui Swiech



You will receive race instructions the week of the event. These will include your assigned race bib number and your selected pickup location where you will need to pick up your race packet.  The email will also contain updated information for the event including parking instructions. Be sure that our 1st Place Sports emails are not going to your junk folder to ensure that you receive this important email.