The organizers of this year's event furthered The Presidio 10's green living and sustainability initiative by partnering with commercial and residential water filtration leader Everpure. Filtered and purified water was available in 100% recyclable and compostable cups, eliminating the need for thousands of plastic water bottles. Everpure's filtered and purified water was also used combined with Gatorade to offer participants on-course sports beverage, but without the use of plastic bottles. The race organizers supported sustainable environmental practices by utilizing compostable, re-usable, or recyclable materials and by aligning with products that minimize impacts to natural resources.
Other key partners for this year's race included: Life Fitness, Michael Miller Insurance, Ivar, Basic Training, Think Thin, Clif Bar, Somersault Snack Co., Pop Chips, Sports Basement, Gunderson Dettmer, Lululemon Athletica, Hint Water, Asqew Grill, Peets Cofee & Tea, Equinox, Purcell Murray, and Excellent Packaging and Supply.
Please visit http://presidio10.com for more information, photos and video footage.
About The Guardsmen
This all-volunteer organization, founded in 1947, provides access to high-quality educational and outdoor activities for inner-city youth. The opportunities created through The Guardsmen's scholarship and campership programs every year give children who otherwise would not have a chance at success the opportunity to excel
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