Û÷Run for One PlanetÛª will be running through your
community on their 11,000-mile journey around North America, inspiring
Environmental Action 1 step at a time
Co-founders Matt Hill and Stephanie Tait have each
run a marathon per day since May 4th to help make a difference in your
MASSACHUSETTS- OCT 26th to
29th, 2008 – Run for One Planet co-founders, actor Matt Hill and national speaker
Stephanie Tait, are coming to your community on their 11,000-mile run across
North America; determined to inspire environmental action. Please contact Run
for One Planet for interviews and
arrival times in your community at 604-649-5278 (cell). Photos, logos and
event information listed below.
So far Matt and Stephanie
have each run a marathon a day since their start day in Vancouver, BC,
Canada, on May 4th, 2008; now covering over 4,305 miles, raising $53,500 and inspiring 2499 new
actions for earth. By the time they finish their run around the continent, Run
for One Planet will have completed 422 marathons, resulting in a much healthier planet all round; a dream for
all of us.
During the course of their
run across Canada, Matt and Stephanie have endured mudslides, RV breakdowns,
freezing rain, theft, and tendonitis too to help make a difference in
communities like yours. TheyÛªve also received amazing support, encouragement,
and hospitality from strangers that has inspired the pair to complete their
goal. In a time where more and more
people are recognizing the environmental issues affecting us all, these two
Canadians are taking action and making a difference. If you would like more
information on how Û÷Run for One PlanetÛª can benefit your community directly,
and to get involved, visit http://www.runforoneplanet.com/getinvolved.php.
Actor Matt Hill is a seven-time IRONMAN competitor and has worked with legends
such as Jackie Chan in Û÷Shanghai NightsÛª. He can also be heard as the
voice in the animated series, like Û÷Ed, Edd, and EddyÛª, Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles, Û÷Storm HawksÛª, and Û÷CarebearsÛª.
Stephanie Tait is recognized internationally as a national speaker and personal
success coach. She has received numerous awards in honor of her outstanding
achievements. Matt and Stephanie now share a new passion together, Û÷Run for One
Run for One PlanetÛªs goals are for Matt and Stephanie to run one marathon each
per running day, to inspire one million people to commit to one new
environmentally friendly habit, and raise one million dollars. All funds raised
will act as seed money for eco-system enhancement initiatives, at the
grassroots level, in communities like yours around North America. Tait and Hill state, ÛÏIt is our vision that the daily action of us
running for one year will inspire others to take action to help the
environment; one person, one action, one step at a time. For information on the
Û÷Legacy Action PlanÛª, visit http://www.runforoneplanet.com/donate.php.
Run for One PlanetÛªs 2008/2009 Canadian and U.S. tour is being funded by
generous, green, community-oriented businesses, groups, family and friends who
believe in the vision of Run for One Planet. Local and national sponsors
include ASICS, Planet Organic Markets, WatchMyRace, Home Depot, TELUS,
Go-West RV Centre, Memorex, BC
Hydro Power Smart, Carmanah Technologies Corp, Capers Whole Foods Market, Happy
Planet foods and Eco Apparel Clothing.
Supporters and sponsors will be able to monitor Run for One PlanetÛªs progress
via a web viewing service provided by WatchMyRace for the length of the
2008/2009 tour. It will combine GPS tracking data and other information from
the Run for One Planet campaign. To monitor Run for One PlanetÛªs progress, and
view current photos and video, please visit www.watchmyrace.com
Please visit www.runforoneplanet.com for event and run updates. Please call Run for One
Planet at 604-649-5278 (cell) for interview requests and arrival times in your
city. Times and dates are subject to change during tour.
Stay 2 days
Pilgrim Memorial State Park
EVENT – Boston University and Run
for One Planet
Date – 27-Oct Monday
Time – 6:30pm (Run); 7:15/7:30pm
Event Contacts – Mariel Boomgardt; firstname.lastname@example.org; Mariel
Location – 715 Albany St., Boston,
Details – Athlete wide run, length of
Campus (1.6km) followed by presentation
We hope you are able to announce this to your
community and help support our planet.
Run for One Planet Foundation is
incorporated as a non-profit society with the province of BC.