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Dr. Pat Castle        

International LIFE Runners Team, President & Founder

Dr. Pat Castle is the founder of LIFE Runners, the world’s largest Pro-Life team with over 19,400 teammates who wear “REMEMBER The Unborn” jerseys as a public witness in over 3,200 cities. Pat is an inspiring and unifying force for Pro-Life through faith, activism, and education.

He received the Springtime Foundation Christian Unity Award and was part of the movie Unplanned. Pat encountered St. Padre Pio while racing the Pikes Peak Ascent and carried a “REMEMBER The Unborn” flag to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. He cofounded the annual Law of Life Summit and the annual A-Cross America Relay, the largest spanning Pro-Life event. Pat served as a pregnancy help center chairman and teaches outreach at abortion facilities. He completed the Notre Dame Vita Institute and is a fourth degree Knight. Pat directed youth retreats and RCIA.

He grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from the Air Force Academy. Pat earned a PhD in nano-analytical chemistry from the University of Illinois and is a board member at the Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology. He did ten military assignments, including the Weapons of Mass Destruction defense officer at the base closest to Osama bin Laden on Sep 11th. While an Air Force Academy chemistry professor, Pat developed the ethics curriculum and coached the marathon team. He raced 22 marathons, highlighted by Marine Corps (2:53), Boston (2:59), Pikes Peak (17th), Great Wall (2nd). Pat is a faculty member for the Encounter School of Ministry – Omaha campus. He speaks across America. Get his team Daily Devotions book to be All In Christ for Pro-Life!

Speech Topics


  • “Meeting St. Pio, preventing & healing abortion”
  • “Pro-Life Apologetics, converting hearts & minds.”
  • “Being All In Christ for Pro-Life!”


  • “Reaching abortion bound mothers and fathers”
  • “Top 10 reasons abortions are lowest since Roe”
  • “Real Healthcare, Supporting Life at All Stages”
  • “Defending Schools, Pro-Life is Pro-Science”


  • “Encouraging Life in Vulnerable Times”
  • “Living Pro-Life with Heroic Virtue”
  • “FACE it: Faith, Activism, Courts, Education”
  • “How to be a Pro-Life Champion!”

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