Over 70 runners from Efficio, the global procurement consultancy, took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday 14 October, in support of Plastic Oceans UK.

Efficio’s mixed team comprising Peter Stern, Elli Gilje, George Georghiou and Claire Farrell, came an impressive 2nd place out of 234 teams. The male team of Carl Assmundson, Hendrik Spoering, Simon Whatson and Charles Mason came 2nd out of 71, while the female team came 4th out of 9 with Kate Powell, Anneke Kilka, Giulia Corbetta and Louise Privett taking part.


Efficio marathon team


Starting and finishing at Hyde Park, the teams ran 21.1km through Green Park, St James Park, past the Houses of Parliament and down Victoria Embankment to raise awareness for their chosen charity.

We are pleased to have participated in the Royal Parks Half Marathon in support of such a worthwhile cause. Congratulations to all our Efficio runners, particularly those who achieved such outstanding times. It was an enjoyable experience and we look forward to participating in next year’s event
Jens Pedersen, CEO at Efficio

Efficio supports Plastic Oceans UK on several fronts, including fundraising and internal education around one-use plastic. The charity is working to change the way we deal with plastic waste and raise awareness of the negative impact this indestructible substance has on the environment.

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