Watch a Bunch of 'World of Warcraft' Players Raise Funds for Cleveland Clinic's Breast Cancer Research



Contributing to society for a little while, "World of Warcraft" players last week staged an annual event to raise funds for the Cleveland Clinic's breast cancer research. Specifically, the money will benefit the Clinic's work on the Tuohy vaccine.

The Running of Gnomes saw more than 1,000 characters running through all sorts of dangerous terrain - like Stranglethorn Vale - toward Booty Bay. According to one writer, and for those interested in the more illustrative details of the race, the gnomes formed a giant heart when they arrived at Booty Bay.

It was beautiful.


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