iRun ISSUE05 2015

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CHARITY SALUTE

RUNNING FOR A REASON:

By the Numbers 1,620,000,000 Amount, in US dollars, that race events raised for charity in the United States in 2014

38

Amount, in millions, raised solely through the Charity Challenge at Scotiabank-sponsored marathons in 2014, for more than 400 charities nationwide

100,000

Number of dollars that charity runner Joe Mauko hopes to raise for cancer research

8

Number, in hundreds of thousands, of registered Canadian charities that can benefit from the fundraising and awareness-raising support of runners

82 2

Number of charities participating in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon and 5K Race

1.2

Amount, in millions, raised by the Army Run for Soldier On and the Military Families Fund

70

Pounds lost by Joe Mauko, since he began running for charity

100

Runners at the 2014 Mississauga Marathon who fundraised as part of Team World Vision

5.8

Amount, in millions, raised by the Canada Running Series in 2014, supporting more than 330 charitable organizations nationwide

$80

Amount, in millions, raised by One Fund Boston, a charity created to help victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings

Number of hours, in billions, volunteers contribute each year to charitable organizations in a variety of capacities

600

2012

Dollars raised for charities at the 2014 Banque du Scotia Montreal 21K

Year that the first Color Run was held

Number of charity runners that participated in the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon

890,000

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5,000,000

Number of Britons who ran for charity in 2013

1988

Year that the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society launched Team in Training

875,000,000

Amount that Team in Training has raised since lacing up their first shoe

3 MILLION

Dollars the Color Run has raised since it began in 2012.

2009

The year National Running Day kicked off, encouraging runs everywhere to show their passion for the sport.

800,000

number of registered Canadian charities that can benefit from the fundraising and awareness raising support of runner.

2 BILLION

Number of hours volunteers contribute each year to charitable organizations in a variety of capacities.

1

Number of people it takes to make a difference

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