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2022 Amica Newport Marathon

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ORGANIZATION: CLEAN OCEAN ACCESS

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Clean Ocean Access

(1)Clean Ocean Access is one of the event charitable partners for the 2022 Amica Newport Marathon. As one of the charitable partners we will be organizing volunteers for dune grass protection and litter pick-up after segments of the running course are completed. Dune grass is a vital component of coastal ecosystems, protecting inland areas from wind and waves from high energy storms, so our volunteers are able to protect the land while educating runners and bystanders about these delicate and important plants. As for the racecourse, we want to make sure that we return the roadways free of litter to mitigate the potential formation of marine debris from stormwater runoff.

Volunteer Shifts:

Dune Protection: 5 a.m. to 8 a.m., 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Litter Pick-up: A 1-mile stretch of the racecourse, start times are variable

(2) As one of the event charitable partners, we are able to form a running team, so if you are interested in RUNNING for Clean Ocean Access for the half or full marathon, please let us know!

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About CLEAN OCEAN ACCESS

Location:

21 John Clarke Road, MIDDLETOWN, RI 02842, US

Mission Statement

Working towards a Clean, Healthy Ocean that is Accessible to All

Description

Clean Ocean Access is a local environmental group that has three core programs to conserve and protect the coastline of Aquidneck Island. Our three core programs are strongly held together by community events: (1) CLEAN: Eliminating marine debris from the shoreline and changing human behavior to improve ocean health; (2) OCEAN: Improving water quality for permanent year-round clean water, from healthy watersheds to marine ecosystems; (3) ACCESS: Working to protect, preserve, maintain, and expand shoreline access for residents and visitors.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Community, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sun Oct 09, 2022
05:00 AM - 02:30 PM

WHERE

175 Memorial BoulevardNewport, RI 02840

(41.48861,-71.29062)
 

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  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 hours

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