Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Small Business

Table: Team in Training's Top Fundraising Marathons, 2006


A study conducted by USA Track & Field, the national governing body of long-distance running, showed that runners raised $656 million for charitable causes in 2005, with 83% of races nationwide raising money for charitable causes. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training is one of the largest fundraising programs in the country associated with marathons. Volunteer team members receive professional coaching, event fees, and transportation costs in return for raising funds. Since 1988, 300,000 volunteer participants have raised more than $700 million for the society.

Table: Team in Training's Top Fundraising Marathons, 2006

Marathon

Funds

Raised

1. Nike Women's Marathon (Calif.)*

$16 million

2. Rock 'n' Roll Marathon San Diego*

$12.5 million

3. Walt Disney World Marathon (Florida)*

$5.5 million

4. Rock 'n' Roll Arizona*

$5 million

5. Mayor's Marathon (Alaska)

$4.2 million

6. Chicago Marathon*

$2.5 million

7. Marine Corps Marathon (D.C.)

$2.1 million

8. Country Music Marathon (Tenn.)*

$2 million

9. Honolulu Marathon

$1.9 million

10. Vancouver Marathon

$1.4 million

*–Asterisk indicates a marathon that is owned by a for-profit concern.

Source: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Social

Follow us on Twitter

Join us on Facebook

Connect with us on LinkedIn

Subscribe to Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg

Links

About

Advertising

Careers

Feedback

Custom Publishing

Manage Subscription

Mobile

Newsletters

Privacy Policy

Reprints & Permissions

Sitemap

Terms of Use

[+] Rate This Page

Get Businessweek Delivered

Marketing Candidate Obama

Subscribe

@2012 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved. Made in NYC

Ad Choices


LIMITED-TIME OFFER SUBSCRIBE NOW
 
blog comments powered by Disqus