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A Do-you-think-he-saw-us? It's paleontological that GoodGym was there, Iā€™d Viennetta on it!

40 runners ran 6.0km to help the Hannah More Primary School and East Bristol Food Bank in Bristol.

  • Bristol runner
  • Kim Dowsett
  • Bristol runner
  • Christopher Lewis
  • Bristol runner
  • Sophie Chilcott
  • Richard Breakspear
  • Dave Guest
  • Darren
  • Bristol runner
  • Melanie Young
  • Paulin Shek
  • Shona Buchanan
  • Bristol runner
  • Bristol runner
  • Dan Lombard
  • Felicity
  • Alexis Wiseman
  • Jenny Chak
  • Liam Scott
  • Laura Spencer
  • Russ Cahill
  • Rachael
  • Joe Hounsham
  • Ben Carlson Davies
  • Bristol runner
  • Phill Stone
  • Roz Glover
  • Olivia G
  • Lia Herbert
  • Sarah Taylor
  • Valeria Pico
  • Paulina Dubiel
  • Dhanesh Patel
  • Jim Benson
  • Removed User
  • Briony Statton
  • Sam Conibear
  • James Hancock
  • Lee
 
Tuesday, 25th of June 2019
 
Led by Shona Buchanan

The morning's torrential rain cleared up for us to have our first non-rainy run in weeks. It was great to have James, Lee, Sam, Briony, Jim, Rachael join us for the first time tonight - we look forward to seeing you again soon!

The group split in half to cover two tasks tonight. Mel tackled her injury to lead a team of 16 to Hannah More Primary School. There, Caretaker Bob provided them with brand new pitchforks to turn all of the bark in the extensive playground. It was a large area but the team managed to cover it all and even had time to practice their monkey skills and unearth some ancient dinosaurs. All in an evening's work.

Crate expectations

Meanwhile, the rest of the group headed for a long-awaited return to East Bristol Foodbank. They had their most recent supermarket collection today with 1.7 tonnes of food. Andy from the food bank had set up the sorting room ready for us when we arrived.

A little less concencrate-ion, a little more action

Most of the group quickly got to sorting all of this food into different categories ready to be made into food parcels. With Chris's efficient technique of a sorting station and food-category runners, the pace of the group increased dramatically and they got through all of the crates set aside for us and more.

All creatures crate and small

Meanwhile, the Hardcore Group set to hoovering and sanitising all of the crates to prevent any unwanted furry visitors to the store. With their efficient work they got through all the crates just in time for our return run.

After a short detour for a Four Minute šŸ‘ Blast (which everyone will be feeling tomorrow) we got back to Queen's Square to celebrate Chris's completion of his 250th Good Deed - massive well done Chris! We celebrated with the now traditional Vienetta and the cake he brought, which was so unbelievably delicious that we will forgive him for not baking it himself and getting it through some dodgy black-market deals.

Title pun credit to Matt šŸ¦•

Report written by Shona Buchanan


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Shona Buchanan

Shona Buchanan
Trainer for Bristol GoodGym. Continually running for that finishing slice of cake.

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    Take photos for the run report

    • Melanie Young
    • Bristol runner
  • Document Checker

    Help with checking Document of runner for DBS check

    • Dave Guest
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Melanie Young
    • Christopher Lewis

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