An early Christmas present for many disabled children
17 runners ran to help the Big Moose Coffee Co in Cardiff.
- Sunday, 22nd of December 2019
- Led by Benjamin Annear
The weekend before Christmas, loads of us from GoodGym Cardiff and the Vale made our way to Cyncoed Campus - to the NIACS centre.
This wasn't a usual mission though - we were there to volunteer and help many disabled children to complete a triathlon! It was probably one of the best Good Deeds we've done!
With full use of the track for cycling/running and the pool for swimming, we started with the brief from some of the most inspirational people we work with - Chloe and Jeff - from Big Moose.
Feeling super motivated, we immediately got to it (After a few coffees with Mikey serving them) - with some of us being part of the cheer squad and some of us volunteering with the children.
We definitely got our training in - after being partnered with the children - as we did countless laps with them.
And what an amazing time it was...
Just seeing their smiles reach from ear to ear and the families at the brink of crying from happiness... it made it all worth it for us.
We use sports to help ourselves and others through GoodGym. But with the BigMoose Super Tri - we helped those disabled people through our passion for sports.
This mission gave an early Christmas present to those disabled children who loved every second of our company and our help to make them achieve a Triathlon. Heart reacts only please.
Report written by Peter Gillibrand
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