American Airlines has announced a new campaign to show its support for Stand Up to Cancer, a charitable cancer research program. Through global awareness, research and collaboration, we’re joining in SU2C’s ultimate mission to accelerate this groundbreaking research and to get new therapies to patients quickly, saving lives. To encourage (and reward) AAdvantage members to donate to … Read More
RUN10FEED10 – a charitable co-ed 10K Race sponsored by Women’s Health Magazine and FEED will be held on Sept 20th NYC
Do people really think it’s fun to hold a rope, collectively grunt, and pull a plane? I’ll know soon enough!
I’m terrified to walk on ice, let alone run on it. But these two runners ran 26.2 miles on a frozen lake in Canada to raise money for charity!
Note: this was originally published on November 6, 2012 under the title Hurricane Sandy and the 2012 NYC Marathon – Suppose They Canceled a Marathon and Everyone Ran?. I reread it today and cried. It is now 2 years since Hurricane Sandy and the 2014 NYC Marathon is this week. It is a good time … Read More
A recent post on the Facebook Page for Will Run For Miles, called for those who are running fall marathons for charity to post the details of their mission, including a donation link, as a comment to the thread. (Won’t you please like the Facebook page?) Having run for charity (Boston Marathon 2010), I know … Read More
When a community gets together, charity happens. Track Friday was conceived by Eric Rubinson, a New Jersey resident, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Eager to help his damaged community, he pledged to run 26 miles around a local track the day after Thanksgiving if the goal amount was raised – the money was raised and he ran and others have joined him.
In a new series on Charity Runners, Nick Pino a United Airlines Flight Attendant is running the NYC Marathon to support the Jason Dahl Scholorship Fund.
UPDATE: HOLY GENEROSITY BATMAN! ED of PIZZA IN MOTION HAS DONATED $100 AND HAS OFFERED TO MATCH ANY INDIVIDUAL DONATION UP TO $100! Randy Petersen is on a 500-mile Mileage Run at the moment – except he’s not flying, he’s cycling! The event is called the Ride the Rockies – it goes from June … Read More