Published: Trail Runner Magazine, “Disposability is Dead.”

Trail Runner Magazine just published my article, “Disposability is Dead.” The article focuses on environmental responsibility in the endurance community and our personal agencies for changing the game. Enjoy. Excerpt below.


“As we enter this “Golden Era” for endurance sport, we must stop courting convenience now. With race entrant numbers shooting steadily upward, we must look downward, to the ground, to the Earth. We must reject consumer models whose focal point is solely what’s the cheapest, the easiest or the fastest. I find this to go against the very spirit of ultrarunning, where races are often designed to avoid convenience, and instead to favor challenging terrain and aesthetic passage.”

Read the full article.


5 thoughts on “Published: Trail Runner Magazine, “Disposability is Dead.”

  1. Hi Nick,
    It was fun meeting you near the top of Mount Sentinel the other evening. Thanks for pointing me to your blog. I found this article to be very interesting. In the races I’ve done I often wondered if there was a better way to deliver water to thirsty participants that didn’t leave a carpeting of cups. I like the reusable cup a lot. I also appreciate that you’ve taken the time to think through your own habits and make changes. It inspires me to do the same. 🙂
    Thanks again,

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