>General Running>where do the old shoes go
Nature is unable to make a really first-class job of anything if she is hustled...
Halifax Bluenose HM May 2014
Toronto Waterfront HM October 2014
A Dance with Monkeys
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
Many communities have shoe recycling programs where your shoes are given to people who have none. They may be too worn down for you to keep running, but they are still good enough to clothe somebody with no shoes. Check at your local running stores.
Hey Trent -- I read in article about that in the most recent issue of RR, I think ... is that your town?
Needs more cowbell!
Funny you mention this... I just started a non-profit that collects used athletic shoes and sends them to developing nations. There's a lot more to the process than I ever imagined, but we'll be rolling by spring, and I'll let you all know more.
Kirsten - aka "Auntie Kirsten"
• 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1
• 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)
I just started a non-profit that collects used athletic shoes and sends them to developing nations. ..... I'll keep y'all updated on the project, as soon as we get our paperwork to be legal!