Every day, plastic pollution in the oceans threatens the sustainability of our planet, and if we keep dumping plastic into the oceans at this rate, there will be more plastic in our waters than fish by 2050.
adidas and Parley are committed to reducing the amount of plastic in our seas by pledging to remove bottles and trash from the oceans by getting people to participate in a global movement.
The adidas Runners community in the United Arab Emirates is doing its part to fight plastic pollution by joining the initiative with the support of adidas Runners GCC Captain Lee Ryan, who is taking the lead to encourage people to stand up for to engage the cause.
At adidas Runners we have a motto: “We start together, we end together,” said Ryan. “As the captain, my job is to inspire and motivate the community, to show them that they are worth it, that the path is important, to share the success and to lead by example in every step I take. “
Globally, major sports stars and celebrities have endorsed the movement like David Beckham and in 2019, 2.2 million runners around the world took part in Run For The Oceans. The initiative aims to clear up 500,000 pounds. Plastic waste from the sea.
Everyone, regardless of age or ability, can take part in the Run for the Oceans 2021. It’s about walking those kilometers to see the plastic of the oceans from the 28th to reducethe May to 8the June; Every kilometer driven is donated to the challenge.
To take part, download the adidas Running app, go to the Community tab and take part in the challenge. adidas promises to reduce the amount of plastic bottles in the ocean by cleaning 10 plastic bottles (or the equivalent weight) for every single mile you run.