Marine Corps Marathon Earns Silver Certification, Again


In today’s press release announcing the Marine Corps Marathon’s achievement of Silver CRS Certification, the headline read: Sustainable innovations abound at the 2011 Marine Corps Marathon.

From the Nissan Leaf pace car, to working with PriorLife to give outdated banners a second life as useful race merchandise, to recycling Heatsheets, the Marine Corps Marathon has truly delivered on the promise of sustainable innovation.

Another innovation at this year’s event was the recyclable box of FitFul™ food supplied to every finisher (pictured above). Full of all natural, healthy snacks including Organic Multi Seed Crackers, Organic Chocolate, Wild Garden Hummus and a Dole Fruit Cup, The FitFul box delivered healthful post-race nutrition in a recyclable box. Continue reading

January 4th, 2012 | | Innovation