Every time I step onto a trail for a run in the forest, admire a mountain, or even notice the subtle way the wind and sun join together to embrace a tree, I think about the future of our natural world.
Since the nearly four months Trump has been in office, he’s proven to be no friend of the environment; just last month he signed an executive order calling for a review of 27 national monuments designated under the Antiquities Act. He continues to leave us concerned and questioning what it all means for the environment and the places where we run and adventure.
From social media, board rooms, and coffee houses to dining room tables around the county, our conversations are ripe with vigor and urgency focusing on what we can do—our collective action.
In 2014, I founded Small Change, an initiative rooted in the belief we can make a difference both individually and as part of a larger collective to build stronger, more resilient communities. The idea is our small change, be it $5, $10, $20, or more adds up to big impact for organizations making a difference in the places we visit for our races and other adventures. [Continue Reading]