The environmental commitments of Nafplio Marathon program “Go ECO” are:
- Recycling of plastic bottles during the day of the racing events.
- Sport shoe collection & reuse program “Let them Run Again”.
- Reusable bag distribution to all participant runners.
Educational program with the collaboration of the Hellenic Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University.
The recycling of plastic bottles as well as the Sport shoe collection & reuse program “Let them Run Again” are in collaboration with Institute Team for the World – Environmental Alliance 2004+” ngo/npo.
Recycling of plastic bottles during the day of the racing events.
During the races, recycling bins will be placed along the races’ course and near the refreshment stations as well as the Start/Finish area of the race for the plastic bottles used by the runners. Volunteers will participate in the collection of plastic bottles. The collected amount of plastic will be promoted for final separation and recycling.
Watch out for the recycling bins and protect the natural aquatic and terrestrial track of Nafplion.
Sport shoe collection & reuse program
“Let them Run Again”.
The sports shoes reuse activity “LET THEM RUN AGAIN FOR A GOOD CAUSE” collects shoes that are forgotten in a box or on a shelf at our home and distribute them for reuse to our fellow humans, who need them not only for sports but also in their everyday lives.
The collection of athletic shoes will take place at a marked spot at the registration center The collection of athletic shoes will take place at a marked spot at the registration center (FUGGARO) on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 March from 10:00 to 20:00 and at the race information desk on Sunday 4 March from 07:45 until the end of the race.
WE ALL PARTICIPATE offering sports shoes (male, female and children)
regardless of size.
How do I know if I can forward my shoes to “LET THEM RUN AGAIN” program?
“LET THEM RUN AGAIN" program collects shoes that ...
• have no holes
• the shoe soles are not worn or loose
• have no other aesthetic lesions
*The program is under the auspices of of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC)
The NGO/NPO “Institute for the World - Environmental Alliance 2004+" is an environmental organization that since 2005 has been active in the field of environmental protection, especially in the field of sport and environment. Its actions promote the United Nations SDGS, 17 goals for the sustainable development
Find out more about the “Institute for the World - Environmental Alliance 2004+" and its activity at the following links: http://teamfortheworld.blogspot.gr/ and https://www.facebook.com/teamfortheworld1/
Let’s protect the natural environment and the area hosting the race!
We must highlight that the race passes through environmentally protected scenic areas where nothing should be left behind other than the runners and spectators footprints.
WE ALL PARTICIPATE- Nafplio Marathon 2018- go ECO