10 Photos From The Amazing #RunForTheOceans Event That Show Just How Brilliant It Was

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The #RunForTheOceans event took place in Dubai last week, aiming to get people running to promote a life with less plastic - and to celebrate the launch of the new adidas X Parley UltraBOOST shoes (that are made from 11 recycled plastic bottles per pair).

Thousands of people came along to Nessnass Beach to celebrate, pledged to reduce their plastic usage - pledging to reduce their plastic usage and run for the oceans.

And it was AWESOME

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People got behind the cause

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They literally (and figuratively) flew the flag for the environment

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AND for every km ran, adidas donated US$1 to Parley Ocean Plastic™ program

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More than US$4,000 was raised thanks to Dubai runners!

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Everyone got behind the cause

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AH-mazing

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Share your pledge to reduce usage of plastic too, and help save the oceans

Whether it's cut back on plastic bags, recycle more, pick up litter, or spend with worthy organisations - we want to know!

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Caitlyn Davey

Caitlyn is an Aussie journalist looking to change the world. In her spare time she loves playing sport, travelling and basically doing anything that means she doesn't have to sit still.

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