Global adidas movement, Run For The Oceans got underway in Cape Town and Johannesburg on World Oceans Day, Saturday 8 June.
Over 200 runners and walkers in Cape Town chose between a 5km or 8km Plog from St. James to Muizenberg and back; while close to 50 runners and walkers in Johannesburg completed a 5km Plog at Robyn Park. Guests that attended the events included adidas staff members and their families, athletes such as Bryan Habana, Damian Willemse, Notshe Sikhumbuzo, Salmaan Moerat and Laura Wolvaardt, the adidas Runners community, members of the media and friends of the brand such as Amanda Du Pont. The events were held in partnership with Hanli Prinsloo’s foundation, I Am Water, as well as The Beach Co-Op. In Cape Town, the I Am Water team hosted ocean experience workshops for the children.
Run For The Oceans is a global movement that takes place from 8 – 16 June. For every kilometer tracked in the Run For The Oceans Challenge on the Runtastic app, adidas will donate $1 to Parley Ocean School capped at $1.5 million.