This might be the weirdest, most fun idea ever for a charity race. One little town is getting attention for it's .5k race, and that decimal point before the 5 is no accident. At about a third of a mile and ten minutes out of a Saturday morning, just about anyone can conquer this thing!
In the wake of any tragic event, it seems pretty instinctive for people to say they're sending "thoughts and prayers" to victims. But as some of the survivors of the recent Florida school shooting eluded to, that's not cuttin' it anymore. It's time to do more.
If you head to Flying M Coffeehouse this weekend, you'll have the chance to bid on some great pieces by local artists and help charity at the same time. There are just a few days left to pick out what you want stake a claim.
They've got four locations, and they've very quietly raised well over six figures for several different charities just by offering the chance to drop a couple of bucks in a jar while you're ordering pancakes. Tuesday is one of the biggest impact days.