Last Saturday, WRC runners Pat O’Keefe, Julia Blakely, Steve Blakey, and Mike Sanders joined forces with about 100 Washingtonians to clean up the Potomac River near the start of the Capitol Crescent Trail. While the clean up was difficult and the amount of trash in the river and surrounding land was eye-opening, our runners felt like this made an impact on the health of the Potomac – especially since it’s a staple of many of our runs.
Pat, Julia, Steve, and Mike’s good work was rewarded with hot dogs and cold beverages, provided by the Surfrider Foundation and the Washington Canoe Club.
Stay tuned for upcoming volunteer opportunities with WRC. In the mean time, check out a few photos from the event: