Our Commitment to the Planet

Current Sustainability Initiatives

  • Reduce the use of plastics by sourcing water from local fire hydrants for on-course hydration
  • Reduce the use of disposable cups by providing participants with a reusable HydraPak SpeedCup
  • Donate leftover athlete food and water to charity partner, Move For Hunger
  • Donate t-shirts and other leftover clothing items to The Bowry Mission who works to combat homelessness
  • Offer athletes the option to donate or receive no participant shirt during registration

Future Sustainability Goals

  • Develop and implement an organization-wide sustainability policy that guides daily operations and decisions across all of our events and programs
  • Donate leftover swim caps to local youth swim programs

How You Can Help

  • Utilize Reduce.Recycle.Reuse stations to dispose of waste properly
  • Carry your own reusable hydration bottle, and utilize self-service water refill stations
  • Don’t throw away your old running sneakers. Donate them to charities that will redistribute them to people in need or will recycle them
  • Extra Tips –
    • Carpool on Race Day
    • Take Public Transportation and/or bike when possible