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Plogging is the quirky Swedish sport that combines jogging with picking up trash

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Taking care of the environment while doing physical exercise, this is the formula on which Dive depends.

A few years ago, in 2016, Swedish runner Erik Ahlstrom, who was tired of stumbling around in rubbish in parks, squares and sidewalks, decided to cure it by exhilarating this very strange sport.

that it shrinkage Swedish wordblock up (Pick up) and word EnglishTrot.

The concept consists of taking advantage of the weekly run to collect the rubbish found along the way. The formula quickly found success in Sweden and in the rest of the world, thanks to social media.