For the third year in a row, Northern Ireland’s leading waste management company, RiverRidge Recycling shows its support for the SSE Walled City Marathon, as it announces they will be once again the marathon’s waste management sponsor.
This year’s marathon takes place in Derry/Londonderry on Sunday, June 5. Now firmly established as one of the major events in the city’s calendar and a spectacle for the city since its inception in 2013.
Race Director Noel McMonagle welcomed the partnership and said: “We are delighted to have RiverRidge Recycling back on board as our waste management sponsor again. Our event this year is no different to any other year, we are dedicated to keeping our city clean and tidy.
“It is important to provide an excellent event for anyone attending on Sunday 5th June, both competitors and spectators alike. The continued support from RiverRidge Recycling will mean we can avail of its excellent waste management services, which will help keep litter to a minimum throughout the marathon course and the clean up afterwards will help maintain our city beautiful.”
The SSE Walled City Marathon’s will challenge competitors to a 26.2 mile course, which will take in the stunning views of the famed City Walls, the Peace Bridge, and the banks of the River Foyle before finishing in the Guildhall.
Fergal Kerr, of RiverRidge Recycling, comments “We are very proud to be the SSE Walled City Marathon’s waste management sponsor again this year, at RiverRidge Recycling we pride ourselves in supporting our community and we strive to reach out, to help the community in many ways when and where possible.
“This is a fantastic local event, which continues to grow from strength to strength each year and with thousands of competitors and spectators expected to attend this year, there will of course be a certain amount of waste and litter created across the City.
“I would encourage anyone attending the marathon, to avail of the many trade bins located throughout the marathon course, it is important for us all to see what we can do to to keep our community clean and increase our recycling efforts.
While registration for race entries have now closed, more information can be found at http://www.thewalledcitymarathon.com, including a full course outline.