Group run

Arch(way) de Triumph laa

9 runners ran 3.2km to help the Onward in Liverpool.

  • Sophie McClellan
  • Pauline Harrison
  • Anne-Marie Morrison
  • Sallyann Hardwick
  • Helena
  • Ema Quinn
  • Phillip Wellbelove
  • Steph
  • Leanne Campbell-Syers
Thursday, 2nd of September 2021
Led by Sophie McClellan

A sunny Thursday in Anfield saw 9 Goodgymmers meet at Dobsons court.

A huge well done to our very active bunch: Phillip, Sallyann, Pauline and Anne Marie who cycled, Ema who walked and Helena who ran! A really incredible effort!

After a quick introduction and welcome to Leanne for her first ever task with goodgym , the runners set off for a quick 3km loop around the beautiful Newsham park, taking in the wildlife along the way (read 'stopping to pet dogs' ) whilst the walkers did a 1km route in the local area. It was lovely to see Anne Marie back in action!

The task took place at Dobson Court, a sheltered housing scheme who recently put together The Grow it, Plant it, Eat it project with the support of their Scheme Manager Alison Rose and Older Persons Specialist Nicky Rowlands (Onward Homes) The project was awarded funding from The Dutchy of Lancashire and Liverpool Community Environment Fund. Enabling the resident’s group to make a transformation of the gardens, alongside activities such as planting from seed, making window boxes, chillies, and sunflower growing competitions plus much more. They recognised as a group they needed some support with some of the physical tasks of putting up our gardening arches, and thats where goodgym came in, getting right to it, digging holes, leveling the ground, erecting the arches as well as putting up some solar lights.

By the time we left the residents we thrilled with the garden improvements, and even invited us back for tea and cake! We cannot wait to see what the arches look like with plants on and will definitely be keeping in touch to find out and help with any future digging/heavy lifting!

Report written by Sophie McClellan

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Ema Quinn
Ema Quinn
Friday September 3rd, 2021 19:17

Fab report xx

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Sophie McClellan
Led by Sophie McClellan

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Runners helping out
  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Ema Quinn
  • Photographers

    Take photos for the run report

    • Steph
    • Ema Quinn
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Pauline Harrison

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