The Legend 2022 Sustainability Report

What’s better than a trail run through a pretty state park? How about a bike race the next day? The Legend – so named due to its location being Sleepy Hollow State Park – has been a Saturday morning trail run for many years. New for this year was a Sunday morning bike race onContinue reading “The Legend 2022 Sustainability Report”

Against the Wind: Holiday Hustle 2021 Sustainability Report

Weather for this year’s Holiday Hustle 5K at Monument Park in Dexter, MI: Temperature in the mid-30s, with rain and snow flurries, and winds gusting to 50 MPH. Still over 1,000 runners braved the conditions and finished the race. And, as usual, Santa put in an appearance, and even put in some overtime. I thinkContinue reading “Against the Wind: Holiday Hustle 2021 Sustainability Report”

T-Rex Triathlon Sustainability Report

The 2021 triathlon season is over at RF Events, and a successful one despite the ongoing uncertainty. And there was no doubt about the Zero Waste success, with every event achieving over 95 percent landfill diversion. Of the four triathlons in the T-Rex series, this one is the most challenging because it gets dark beforeContinue reading “T-Rex Triathlon Sustainability Report”

The New Running Reality: Scrumpy Skedaddle 2020

Sustainability Report: Scrumpy Skedaddle Date: October 4, 2020 Event company: RF Events Where: Almar Orchards, Flushing MI # Attendees: 400 Zero Waste Team size: 1 It’s been quite a while since Happy Planet Running has had an event to report about. Since February the great majority of running events have been virtual, and the fewContinue reading “The New Running Reality: Scrumpy Skedaddle 2020”