Group run

All hands on deck!

17 runners ran 4.3km to help the The Children's Allotment in Oxford.

  • Anwen Greenaway
  • Lorenzo
  • Bethan Greenaway
  • Sarah Morris
  • Sarah McFadden
  • Vicky Arnold
  • Holly
  • Matt Burton
  • Jocasta Patel
  • Katie Fellows
  • Sophie Wilkinson
  • Matty Holder
  • Vanessa Del Campo Perez
  • Rebecca
  • Meysam
  • Jules Dann
  • Matty S
Wednesday, 28th of July 2021
Led by Bethan Greenaway

Group runs are baaaaaack

A few of us celebrated the return of group runs by jogging to the Children's Allotment, tin of flapjacks in hand! Baked goods are always required to celebrate milestones, no matter how disintegrated they get on the journey over! Well done to Lorenzo and Sarah on your 50th and 100th good deeds!!

Tonight we returned to one of our favorite spots The Children's Allotment. We have loved coming here over the past few years and it is fantastic to see the progress of the site, and so exciting that it is nearly ready to open!

Alice set us to work weeding areas of the site, cutting back enthusiastic plants (ivy, brambles), shifting wood chip and painting the shed and new compost toilet structure. We discovered interesting spiders (the Fake Black Widow with its round bottom, the Kardashian of the spider world maybe?!?), accidentally gave woodlice a blue tinge and marveled at the plants in the snazzy new poly-tunnel.

A warm welcome to Jules and Matty joining us for the first time, we hope to see you again! And a huge thank you to Alice for allowing us our repeated visits and being so welcoming and joyous!

Report written by Bethan Greenaway

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