Central Park became a gathering place for those running for others.
Many decided to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims.
More than 17,000 take part in second annual event.
The injured veteran will be raising money for charity at the New York City Marathon.
To date, $2.9 million has been donated throughout Monterey County.
She wasn't allowed to raise funds for a planned charity bike ride there.
Runners in the 116th Boston Marathon raised funds for 122 non-profits.
Major retailers will begin selling the line in August.
Learn how you can make a difference at your next race.
A record 61 non-profits are now participating.