Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon is committed towards delivering a sustainable mass participation events by eliminating out as much single use plastic as possible.

A range of innovative initiatives have been implemented at the Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon which aims to reduce the events environmental impact and set the standard for Jersey mass participation events.

These include:

  • Competitor finisher t-shirts are no longer individually wrapped in individual plastic bags, as requested by the event organisers.
  • Competitors medals are no longer individually wrapped in individual plastic bags, as requested by the event organisers.
  • Organisers would like to kindly request all competitors and spectators dispose of their used plastics within the relevant recycling bins provided at the events which are clearly labelled.
  • By partnering with Jersey Water, the event no longer offers water bottles at any of our relay stations, this has reduced +2,000 water bottles.
  • Plastic water bottles have been removed from all goodie bags, this has reduced another +1,000 water bottles.
  • Organisers have banned any plastic straws and balloons from the event.
  • Organisers are committed to correctly recycling outdated plastic banners and branding.
  • The event no longer provides goodie bags as a runner reward.
  • The event provides runners with an E-Goodie Bag.
  • All race instructions and registration materials will be digital and not printed.