iRun Racing & Sustainability Survey

Thank you so much for participating in our first-ever sustainability at the races survey. Everyone who completes their survey will be eligible for prizes from Nuun Hydration and New Balance, including new shoes! To enter the contest, please send an email to Ben at Ben@iRun.ca and you'll be entered.
Make your voice heard. Change the world. Win stuff. . .  not bad.  

When you are deciding which race to participate
in, how much of a factor are the following race characteristics in your decision?

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* 1. When you are deciding which race to participate
in, how much of a factor are the following race characteristics in your decision?

  A top factor A major factor A moderate factor A minor factor Not a factor at all
The location 
The Length of the Race
Whether friends or peers are running too
The date
The environmental and sustainability practices of the race
If race organizers provide runners with shirts
If there is a race kit with good promotional items 
Thinking about the races that you have
entered and continue to run in, how much do you
typically know about their environmental and sustainability practices?

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* 2. Thinking about the races that you have
entered and continue to run in, how much do you
typically know about their environmental and sustainability practices?

If you heard that a race was making a special 
effort to be environmentally-friendly and sustainable, what type of impression would you have 
about that race?

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* 3. If you heard that a race was making a special 
effort to be environmentally-friendly and sustainable, what type of impression would you have 
about that race?

Overall, how concerned are you--if at all--about 
the following aspects of races

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* 4. Overall, how concerned are you--if at all--about 
the following aspects of races

  Very concerned Somewhat concerned  Not very concerned  Not concerned at all
Road closures and the ensuing traffic difficulties in the host city/area
Litter and garbage left behind in the host city/area
The race's impact upon the environment
The impressions that runners make on members of the public living in the host city/are
If you heard that a race was doing each of the 
following things to be environmentally-friendly
and sustainable, what type of impression would
you have of that race?

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* 5. If you heard that a race was doing each of the 
following things to be environmentally-friendly
and sustainable, what type of impression would
you have of that race?

  Much better impression Somewhat better impression No impact on impression Somewhat worse impression Much worse impression Don't know/unsure
Not offering shirts
Not offering medals
Not offering promotional items in the race kit
Not providing water stations, and requiring runners to carry their own water during the 
race
When you race, which of the following best 
represents your approach to water?

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* 6. When you race, which of the following best 
represents your approach to water?

Now, relying on supplied water cups, which of the
following represents your past and likely future approach to water at races?

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* 7. Now, relying on supplied water cups, which of the
following represents your past and likely future approach to water at races?

Now it’s time to hear from you. What would you
like to see at your races? What do you like, and 
what do you not like? Tell us, and we’ll make sure that your voice is heard.

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* 8. Now it’s time to hear from you. What would you
like to see at your races? What do you like, and 
what do you not like? Tell us, and we’ll make sure that your voice is heard.

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