Group run

A night at the theatre for a little run through

12 GoodGymers made their way 5km to help their local community in Wandsworth.

  • Lorna Gott
  • Keith
  • Anastasia Hancock
  • Jordan
  • Chi Nwa
  • Stephanie Stevenson
  • Adam Quigley
  • Rebecca
  • Catherine Moore
  • Wandsworth runner
  • Kelly Lampard
  • Tony Thomas
Monday, 17th of January 2022
Led by Anastasia Hancock

Blue Monday? Not in Wandsworth it wasn't! We ignored the chilly conditions and the Monday vibes, and instead opted to get together to run to a local theatre and arts charity for a spot of volunteering and a high energy fitness session.

It was lovely to welcome Tony to his first GoodGym session - give him a cheer! It was also great to hear about all the tips people had for cheering themselves up when they feel a bit down. As we did our warm up, we decided calling a family member or friend, going for a walk or run, eating something delicious or trying a new recipe, seeing somebody tap dance and of course, watching Nigella was the sure fire way to feel happier!

After a short run to the theatre we were given our list of jobs, which included cleaning, painting and weeding. This venue aims to bring the arts to the whole community, but does not receive any direct funding, and so always welcomes some energetic volunteers.

A lot was done in a short amount of time last night, so well done team. After downing tools we headed outside to Clapham Old Town for a brief but intense session of Tabata, upper body exercises and a plank finisher. What a way to beat that chill!

A quick run back to base and some stretches, and we were done for the evening. As well as our usual group run next Monday, we have lots of missions throughout the week coming up. You can check them all out here.

Happy running everyone!

Report written by Anastasia Hancock

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Anastasia Hancock
Led by Anastasia Hancock

Area Activator for Wandsworth and Hounslow. All things running. For fitness, fun, racing and to feel good - and for everybody!

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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Adam Quigley

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