It was raining when the Green Team arrived at Halfmoon Lake for the 2022 Swim to the Moon, an entirely swim-based event featuring distances from a half-mile up to 10K. Quite a few of the over 700 people who registered didn’t show. “Guess they were afraid they’d get wet,” the announcer said. But those didContinue reading “Swim to the Moon 2022 Sustainability Report”
The 10th annual Swim to the Moon was, for the athletes, and the charitable camp the race supported, a really good day. It went swimmingly, one might say. Behind the scenes, things were a bit less serene. A full race field combined with a shortage of volunteers made for a long morning for everyone, includingContinue reading “In the Deep End: Swim to the Moon 2019 Sustainability Report”
Another excellent Zero Waste result from an Epic Races event, with lower trash and an improved diversion result.
“This is the best race EVER!” a woman excitedly told me at the Zero Waste station. “You guys thought of everything! And recycling, too!” Realistically, the Zero Waste program at Swim to the Moon played only a small part of a very well-run event. Most of her thanks belongs to the first-rate staff of EpicContinue reading ““Best race EVER!” Swim to the Moon Sustainability Report”