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Monday, January 11, 2010
Article on Race Raiser
How can I help raise money for charities by participating in athletic events or competitions? This was the question on the mind of Johnny Lincoln, founder of Race Raiser, before he created a unique way for athletes to support both local and national charitable organizations. During a long training run for the Carlsbad Half Marathon the concept of race Raiser was developed whereby creating a forum connecting athletes with nonprofits that would enable them to raise funds any time they race. Eight months later the concept has spawned into an online community of racers with the goal of supporting their chosen charity. As an avid racer himself Johnny understood the importance of having goals that can be worked towards and the impact of a uniting experience such as a marathon, mud run or a triathlon can provide........