If you're an amateur runner then you belong to the group of athletes that raise the most for charities! Professional athletes may drop big money as individuals but as a team of amateur runners we are mighty!!! So if you've done a 5K, 10K, half or full marathon pat yourself on the back!
This years New York City marathon raised over 20 million dollars for over 340 charities thanks to its runners. Check out some more impressive stats here (Moneyish)