Group run

GoodGym Arisings to the Challenge

16 runners ran 10km to help the Heworth Without Parish Council and Holgate Community Orchard and Apiary in York.

  • Nick Griffin
  • York runner
  • Stefan Durkin
  • Jenna Drury
  • Lucy Knight
  • Mitchell Scott
  • Tristan Featherby
  • Pete
  • Laura Barrett
  • York runner
  • York runner
  • David Barrett
  • Ros
  • Tamar Goudie (Tay)
  • York runner
  • York runner
Monday, 8th of November 2021
Led by York runner

We kicked off the evening welcoming brand new runner Libby to the team, and giving Mitch some big cheers as he did his 300th good deed at the weekend. Amazing.

Mitch was the first privileged GG Yorkie to don the newly adjusted cape.

My wife has sorted the cape so it won't strangle anyone. - Carl

Egg's Team We took the short route to check out the awesome new project that is Holgate Community Orchard. It is an ambitious project and it was great to see it at the very start (well, almost. They'd kindly cleared a lot of bramble for us before we got there!)

There were tools a-plenty and everyone was quite excited about having a personal spade AND fork for the entire task.

It was tough going, digging out huge roots with some bonus rubble under the surface for good measure.

After a solid hour of digging, there was just enough time to give our very muddy trainers a good scrape off before the run back.

I'm cleaning mine with tap dancing! - Lucy

Mitch's Team

8 intrepid runners took the long running route to Heworth Without Community Centre. We kneeded to rake recently cut grass, and then move them to the nearby woods to help the trees grow.

The run went smoothly except a certain run leader forgetting his phone! Luckily Terrific Tristan was on hand to help with time keeping and photos.

After a quick intro we got stuck in, putting larger and larger piles of recently cut grass on the tarpaulin to move to the nearby trees. We were a well oiled machine, and after half an hour hard graft, we cleared the grassland without a hitch. 

We managed to get back to base just in time for the stretch (and find the phone I left on the bench).

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Egg Cameron
Led by Egg Cameron

Ex-Trainer for GoodGym York. Loves to LUNGE! Obsessed with parkrun, hills and puppies.

Runners helping out
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the run report

    • Tristan Featherby
  • Report Writer

    Will be in charge of writing the run report

    • Mitchell Scott
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Laura Barrett
    • Pete

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