No thirst allowed – Komen will use 50,000 paper cups at water stations along the 5K Race course, filled by 1,250 gallons of water. There will also be 30,000 plastic bottles of water available to participants (thanks Ralphs).
There will be 281 portable toilets.
Keeping it clean – There will be 450 large trash boxes located all over the premises, and volunteers will use 1,800 trash bags as they continually empty the trash into 7 large dumpsters. Newport Beach will sort all the trash so the appropriate items are recycled.
Yoplait, the national Race series sponsor, will hand out 10,400 product samples. And there will be large pink boxes so you can lick the pink lids and drop them in, meaning another donation for Komen from Save Lids to Save Lives.
The 1,482 Race volunteers, wearing sunny yellow t-shirts, will work to keep everyone safe and going in the right direction. (100 volunteers alone to direct parking and 60 along the race course to direct runners and walkers.)
The most important number is one – meaning we need you there. Every person and every dollar counts.