Trash Free Trails launches a summer of Purposeful Adventures supported by komoot

For Immediate Release

Potsdam July 26th 2023 - Community-focused, non-profit organisation Trash Free Trails today launches their Purposeful Adventures Campaign, supported by leading route planning and navigation app, komoot. For a second year, Trash Free Trails and komoot are encouraging runners, riders and roamers to add small but gratifying acts to their summer adventures that have positive impact; whether it’s an impact on the people they meet, the places they pass through, or on their own sense of self.  

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Purposeful Adventures is all about experiencing all the world has to offer, while leaving positive traces along the way. There are tonnes of simple, yet inspirational ways to enhance your connection with the world around you Says Trash Free Trails founder Dom Ferris

Adventurers are encouraged to share their planned and completed activities on komoot, to help spread the message of the campaign, and inspire others to follow in their footsteps (or tyre tracks), by adding small, purposeful additions to their own summer adventures.

My Purposeful Adventure 

Trash Free Trails explains that Purposeful Adventures don’t always have to be huge and unique; it’s more about finding ways to enrich your summer plans with activities that take minimal time and effort, but can have a profoundly positive impact. From removing trash found on a hike, to connecting with a local community campaign, Trash Free Trails believe these small acts are often the most effective way to foster more connection with people, place and self.  

We want our community to not only explore and have fun, but to feel they have affected meaningful change too. TFT’s Communications Manager Rachel Coleman 

Adventurers can find a host of ideas on how to make their outdoor activities more positive on the Trash Free Trails social media and website - including a unique ‘Bingo Card’ with several different tactics to try. 

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Lessor Known Wainwrights

Komoot Adventurer, writer and all round outdoor lover, Elise Downing, has already taken to the Lake District hills with the aim of adding purpose to her regular trail running, and supporting Cumbria Tourism’s 'attract and disperse' approach. By running a route that takes in 8 of the 10 ‘least visited Wainwright peaks’, she hopes to inspire others to visit some of the UK’s lesser-known outdoor highlights, and find some new hidden gems.  

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One of the most positive things we can do is to spread out a little, whenever we have the means and the time. Often, it's the sheer number of visitors to places which simply can't support the volume that has the most devastating impact Says Elise

Find Elise’s ‘Running the least visited Wainwrights’ komoot Collection here

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Find, plan and share on komoot

For inspiration, komoot and TFT have produced a Collection of unique purposeful adventures for runners, riders and roamers to try, many of which have been created and shared by the TFT and komoot ambassadors and communities.

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Trash Free Trails are asking all who plan or complete a Purposeful Adventure to share it on komoot, ‘Tag’ the Trash Free Trails komoot Profile, and use the #MyPurposefulAdventure in the Tour title. Helping spread the campaign message among the komoot community, and motivating others to plan, enjoy, and share their own Purposeful Adventures.   

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