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Runner In Krispy Kreme Challenge Dies Following Chest Pains

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.07.2016 | Crime

A man participating in North Carolina's annual Krispy Kreme Challenge charity race has died after experiencing chest pains, the organization said. The...

September 11th: Running a Marathon for Sanctuary

Ruth Gerson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

It was the coming together of circumstances. It was three kinds of home. My home, NYC, my husband's home, Massachusetts, and Sanctuary, a home for families, people I've met and listened to their testimonies.

LOOK: The World's Largest Underwear Race!

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 02.05.2013 | DC

This Saturday, 8,000 runners around the world will raise money for The Children's Tumor Foundation. And they'll be in their underwear. Chad Leather...

Little Wagon, Big Heart

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

When Zach Bonner was only seven-years-old, he wanted to help the victims of Hurricane Charley. He pulled his red wagon around his neighborhood, asking for donations. And he just kept walking. In 2010, he crossed the nation by foot.

Patient Behind Running-For-Charity Movement Races For Cancer Research

Georgia Cleland | Posted 08.04.2012 | Impact
Georgia Cleland

It's times like these that families hug each other a lot, and cry a lot, and try to savor those sweet moments that are so good, and try to push out the bad and hope it all goes away. I know. I heard about all that in the years since my recovery. And one of the things my Dad did back then -- when I was sick and there wasn't much he could do for me -- has had a lasting effect on a whole lot of people. And now it's part of me too.

Memorial Day 2012: 7 Ways To Honor Military Members

Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact

While Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, it also marks something else: The opportunity to thank and our soldiers and honor those w...

Man Dons Pink Tutu, Runs 20 Miles In Snow For Charity (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On a snowy December day, Jerimy Hallsten put on a pink tutu and went out for a 20 mile run. The mission? To fulfill a charity pledge. Hallsten raise...

Marathons Become More Popular With Boost Of Charity Runners

NY Times Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The signs of charity seem to be everywhere in the marathon these days. On the Internet, social networking sites have facilitated fund-raising. On the ...