So, I’m a big ol’ nerd about the environment. I’ve written before about ways to be a more Earth-friendly runner. “Zero waste” is popular out there, but for many of us it can seem unattainable. I mean, I compost, buy most of my clothes secondhand and shop at the farmers’ market, isn’t that enough?
Sometimes we talk ourselves out of the big goals and then get afraid to set any goals at all, both in running and in life. What’s amazing about being a runner is that we know how to set little goals that help mark our progress toward big goals.
Soon I was discussing minimizing my waste from races with fellow Saltines, and thinking about all the little goals I could set. Pretty soon I was back to dreaming big again. I’m going to aim to be zero waste with my running from June to December 2019. Read more >>