Running in Rocky Mountains to raise funds for Catholic TRC Healing Response

Bishop Mark Hagemoen, Jacob Powell, Luc Montpetit, Raphael Pelletier, Dominic Montpetit and Jerome Montpetit (l-r) tackled the Canadian Death Race 118-km relay run at Grande Cache, AB, July 30-31, running in support of the diocese's Catholic TRC Healing Response fund. (Submitted photo)

Update from “4 Bros & A Bishop” team

Bishop Mark Hagemoen and a team of brothers — Luc, Jerome and Dominic Montpetit and their brother-in-law Jacob Powell, along with Montpetit cousin Raphael Pelletier — completed the 118-km extreme relay run known as the Canadian Death Race July 20-31, raising funds in support of the diocese’s Catholic TRC Healing Response fund.

The “4 Bros and a Bishop” team placed 25th out of 83 teams.

The “Canadian Death Race” features a 118-km course beginning and ending on a 4200-foot plateau, passing over three mountain summits, with over 17,000 feet of elevation.

Support the “4 Bros & a Bishop” fund-raising effort by visiting the Diocese of Saskatoon Catholic Foundation website:

Find out more about the Catholic TRC Healing Response: ARTICLE


The race at Grande Cache is a grueling course that begins and ends on a 4200-foot plateau, passes over three mountain summits, that includes over 17,000 feet of elevation. (Submitted photo)


The course at Grande Cache includes amazing views. (Photo by Bishop Mark Hagemoen)


Pausing for a photo at one of the great heights of the race. (Photo by Bishop Mark Hagemoen)


Team member Jacob Powell crosses the finish line. (Submitted photo)

Bishop Hagemoen, Jacob Powell, Dominic Montpetit, Jerome Montpetit, Luc Montpetit and Raphael Pelletier (l-r). (Submitted photo)