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April 18, 2016

Boston Marathon Runners Expected to Raise Over $16 Million for Charity

The Associated Press reports that Boston Marathon runners are expected to raise more than $16 million to benefit numerous charities on Monday.

Last year’s event raised $28.3 million for nonprofit groups, according to Runner's World. Roughly 6,000 people are allowed to run who have not qualified for the highly competitive race, with most noncompetitive runners raising a minimum of $5,000 for charity, according to Runner's World.