Adventure Film Watch Party: "Run- The Athlete Refugee Team Story"

Running and adventure inspiration during lockdown!


During the current lockdown, Team #GoodgymRedThunder will be hosting a weekly Adventure Film Watch Party- an opportunity to watch these great free-to-air documentaries together! During these uncertain times, sometimes we need a bit of inspiration to get us out the door and finding our own adventures!

RUN- The Athlete Refugee Team Story

Three years in the making, this 90 minute documentary entitled 'RUN' tells the story of the Athlete Refugee Team (A.R.T), a running team comprised of refugees from the Congo, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Morocco, who started their seemingly impossible journey towards the 2020 Olympics back in 2017.

The documentary begins at the Tegla Peace Foundation training camp in Nairobi (Kenya) where the 31 team members undergo intense high-altitude training leading up to the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London – the first ever event competed in by the A.R.T.

(Film duration: 100 minutes)

You will need to sign in to the TwoSeven video synchronising service and download their browser extension to watch this film. Instructions can be found on their home page.

Video sharing site:

A chat option will be available for viewers of correspond to each other during the screening.

We are open to film suggestions. The only caveat is that they must be free-to-air and only available through non-subscription services.

Date and time

19:30 - 21:15 Thursday, 14th of January 2021


The Arsenal Community Hub
56 Benwell Road
N7 7BA View Map

What to look out for

Covid Test and Trace

To keep everyone safe GoodGym has signed up to the NHS test and trace service. We will pass on your contact details only if they ask for it.

The GoodGym central team will also be in contact if we are made aware that anyone attending this session tests positive in the days afterwards.

Age Restriction

GoodGym welcomes anyone aged 18 or over. If you are under 18 then you will be unable to participate in any GoodGym activity

Make sure you've read our general guidelines for safety when running and at a task.

This event is organised by your Taskforce, a group of experienced GoodGym members in your area, they are not responsible for your safety. You should feel confident to participate in the event as it is described and you do so at your own risk.


Tower Hamlets runner
Tower Hamlets runner
Thursday January 14th, 2021 17:19

Thank you Simon. Just watched the movie. Really enjoyed it🥰

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Simon Fitzmaurice

Simon Fitzmaurice
- Goodgym Islington Trainer - Likes long slow runs - Coach in Running Fitness - Avid screen printer

Who's going

  • York runner
  • Tower Hamlets runner
  • Slough runner
  • Sallyann Hardwick
  • Paul
  • Becky
  • John
  • Simon Fitzmaurice

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The Arsenal Community Hub
56 Benwell Road
N7 7BA

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