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iRecycle Half Marathon and 5K

Spartanburg High School
500 Dupre Dr
Spartanburg SC 29307

Date: 10/13/12
Time: 08:00 AM

 

iRecycle Half Marathon
Participant List (159)
$50.58
(fee 3.58)
Closed for Registration Closed Oct. 11, 2012, 11:59 p.m.
$25.52
(fee 2.27)
Closed for Registration Closed Oct. 11, 2012, 11:59 p.m.
 
Event Director Info

Brandy Gutierrez
iRecycle
413 Garden Grove Court

Spartanburg, SC 29302

864-764-0119

The fourth annual iRecycle Half Marathon and 5K run will take place on Saturday, October 13, 2012 in Spartanburg, SC with an awesome NEW ROUTE that will take participants through some of the most beautiful areas of Spartanburg! Proceeds from the run will be used to award iRecycle scholarships to area high school students who actively participate in school and community recycling programs. The route for the 5K may be found here: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1418298 .
 
The half marathon starts at 8:00am and the 5K starts at 8:15am.

 
Our History
In the spring of 2008, URRC and Spartanburg Coca-Cola distributors partnered together to launch iRecycle, an innovative recycling program in Spartanburg County Schools. URRC provides recycling bins and other promotional supplies to increase student awareness and participation in recycling. Coca-Cola then collects the full bin as they deliver their products to the schools.

The program has been a tremendous success and continues to expand! iRecycle now operates in schools and businesses throughout the upstate and has collected over 3 million plastic bottles! This has saved 625 cubic yards of landfill space. In 2011, $7500 in scholarships were awarded to graduating high school seniors for their dedication to recycling. Our goal, with the help of this race, is to continue to grow the scholarship program and educate our youth on the impact they can have on our environment and our community by recycling.

iRecycle also sponsors the Upstate Chapter of Wildlife Action "Lost Acres" outdoor education center. The funds iRecycle provides will help restore the forest and will teach younger generations about environmental stewardship.

Packet Pickup:
Packet pick-up will be from 4-7:00pm at Academy Sports + Outdoors, 100 Peachwood Centre Dr in Spartanburg and at Spartanburg High School, 500 Dupre Drive in Spartanburg, from 6:30-7:45am on race day.
 
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