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With 700 participants, including 200 children, 69 teams, more than 1,154 donations and $82,000 raised, Équiterre’s second Change the World run smashed expectations! The only 100% sustainable running event in Quebec was held on Mount Royal Saturday, May 27, a beautiful, sunny day. Intrepid runners and walkers of all ages were united in their commitment to the environment...
Actualité - 29 May 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Changing the world run, Run, Sustainable event planning
In 2016, some 265,500 people took part in 574 running events in Quebec. The environmental footprint of these events is significant. Single use plastic water bottles, cheap promotional items such as medals, T shirts and running kits, GHG emissions from event travel and a lack of environmentally sound waste management are just some of the contributing factors. Knowing that we...
Actualité - 15 May 2017 - Tag : Changing the world, Changing the world run, Run
Come and walk or run with us on Mount Royal’s green trails and support the environment! You can do 1K, 5K or 10K, and participate as an individual or team, with friends, family, neighbours or colleagues. The second Change the World with Équiterre run—a 100% sustainable event—will be held on May 27. Our goal is to raise $50,000 so we can continue our mission...
Our team has worked hard over the last few months to create a unique and exciting program for the first Change the World with Équiterre run! We’re very proud to have recently been awarded the ‘fair-trade event’ designation—a nod to Fair Trade Month that is currently underway. Sign up to participate in this unique sustainable event soon—places are...
Actualité - 11 May 2016 - Tag : Changing the world, Donations, Fundraising, Organization, Run
Taken part in a sports event in the last few years? If so, you probably saw hundreds of disposable cups littering the ground, plastic bottles galore and masses of cheap made in China medals and promotional items. All in all, many events have a significant environmental footprint.
Join us in the Change the World with Équiterre run—a new fundraising event—on July 3. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to take part in an activity that combines sport with the environment and support Équiterre’s work. We’ve put together a festive, colourful program that is in line with Équiterre values and in the spirit of eco-responsibility....
Actualité - 1 March 2016 - Tag : Change the World Run, Getting involved, Run
Run or walk for the environment Join the Équiterre Team for the 4th annual eco-friendly zero waste Change the World Run! A great opportunity to get outside, get moving and show how much you care about the environment.
Solution - 24 February 2016 - Tag : Change the World Run, Changing, Donations, Event, Organization, Run, World