INFOGRAPHIC: Race Day Road Map for Charity Run/Walks

ALLISON GAUSS | May 7, 2015

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The charity run/walk is a very common fundraising event, but it can also be a huge project. Although preparations like securing a location and making a fundraising plan start weeks or months beforehand, the big day is still packed with work. But it doesn’t have to be totally overwhelming.

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