Mission Statement Our Simple Vision
Running For A Reason is a Nevada nonprofit corporation founded by Marc Gohres who saw an opportunity to combine his passion for running and desire to help others. The organization was founded to encourage runners to participate in raising money for charitable causes during athletic events, then we encourage our donors and participants to be active in the selection of charities and organizations we support.
Running For A Reason has been granted status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Running For A Reason is composed primarily of volunteers who plan, organize and assist fundraisers at running events.
Running For A Reason was founded to encourage runners to participate in raising money for charitable causes during running events. We believe that these athletes share our values and beliefs that together we can make a difference. Our vision is to make a difference in the lives of others less fortunate than ourselves. We encourage runners to commit to a goal of raising money every time they participate in an event. With these contributions we will diligently distribute money to organizations and causes that our participants help us choose. We strive to make this organization among the most highly respected of its kind, locally and nationally.
Running For A Reason supports the advancement of running as an element of a balanced, healthy lifestyle. We support people, organizations, projects and ideas that promote an understanding of, access to and/or participation in running as part of a physical fitness regimen. We Run For A Reason.