5 Eco-Friendly Endurance Events
By Michelle Valenti
These small-town events are taking big steps toward greener racing.
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Schuylerville, New York
In partnering with Athlete's for a Fit Planet, the Hudson Crossing Triathlon continually strives to make their event as green as possible.
From recycled paper plates and compostable utensils to green portable toilets, the Patriot and Minuteman are detail-oriented when it comes to creating an eco-friendly event.
Event organizer Charm City Run prides itself on being a local business that gives back to the community and makes better decisions for the environment.
San Mateo, California
The Bay Vista 5K and 10K aims to reduce its environmental impact by offering on site recycling, and printing fliers and posters on 100 percent recycled post consumer waste paper.
VIP parking for carpoolers, recycling stations for cell phones and running shoes, and race shirts made out of recycled polyester and bamboo are just some of the green initiatives you'll find at the Calabasas Classic.