30 Jan '14, 7pm

Check out why charity running is bombdotcom! via @runcompetitor

After six seasons of training, fundraising and racing (and post-race partying) with the team, it’s become clear to me the role of charity running has transformed into something more than a simple training plan meant to get novice runners across a finish line. While the current boom of untimed theme fun runs and flash mob workout groups focuses on pure enjoyment and a bit of zany camaraderie, it’s the charity running movement that has been preaching fun for years: Grab a bud, sign up for a destination race through a charity program and meet some great people with a similar goal — to fight the good fight. Over the past 15 years, charity running has grown into one of the largest platforms for community building, networking and awareness in the U.S.

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2014/01/features/charity-ru...

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