Charitable giving is a mainstay of America. We runners, grateful of our physical health and strength are so often first in line to raise money for a good cause. When a race advertises it contributes its proceeds to a good cause, well, sign us up! And more and more races are doing just that.
But are these races capitalizing on runners’ spirit of giving? How much of the race proceeds are actually going to reputable charities? Are we really doing good when we sign up for a race that advertises it’s in support of a cause over another race. Not all races for charity are created equal and today I want to talk about how to know whether that race is really helping the cause it says it is. Read more