Coventry

Group run

Art attack

11 GoodGymers made their way to help the Coventry Boys and Girls Club in Coventry.

  • Laura P
  • Laura Denham
  • Jackie Dines
  • Graeme Papa Strumpf Mulvaney
  • Coventry runner
  • James
  • Georgia Knights
  • Joe Crean
  • Chris Finch
  • Dale Vernon
  • Chloe Smith
 
Tuesday, 26th of September 2023
 
Led by Laura Denham

Great turn out again with 11 Goodgymers showing up ready for some painting.

Why were we here?

We were last at Coventry Boys and Girls club in January painting their lifts and we obviously did a sterling job as they've had us back for more! This time we were painting the loo's as they were looking a bit shabby in places.

The task....

With a fantastic team of 11 we needed to split into 2 groups as there wasn't the space for us all to fit in to paint the toilets. Half the group stayed to paint while the other half ran, with Laura P leading the way.

Laura had already planned a route around the City Centre soaking up some of Coventry's public art along the way. While they were out enjoying the sights, Jackie, James and Nigel donned their painting gear and cracked on with the job. They made great progress and were nearly finished on the ladies by the time the runners returned with just some cutting in and a little bit of the white to finish off.

Some of us swapped our paintbrushes for our running shoes and set off on what was run number 2 for Laura P and Graeme. The first running group were now getting into their aprons to finish the painting off in the ladies loo's and start on the gents. Everyone worked so well as a team and when the runners were back to the club they were near finishing both toilets. Nigel, Chloe and Dale were on it until the very end, determined to complete the job.

Well done everyone, you did it! The white is done and the first coat of the grey is ready for our next visit. After all our hard work we enjoyed some delicious cake courtesy of Nigel, thanks Nig!

Shout outs...

All of you for doing such a fab job! Nice to see you again Chris, great to have you back Nigel - we've missed you :) And yay to Joe for finally getting his GoodGym t-shirt and looking very proud wearing it too

  • with people leaving at different times and the task running over i didn't get a group shot ☹ but promise to get s good one next week!

If anyone has any time to spare at the weekend we will be at Team springboard on Saturday morning. Sign up if you would like to come along, the more the merrier!

https://www.goodgym.org/v3/sessions/supporting-team-springboard-at-their-allotment-94543f42-c48f-4b38-a3e8-b16e83ab9d8e

Report written by Laura Denham


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Laura Denham
Led by Laura Denham

Likes being out in the fresh air, running, socialising and spreading kindness. Favourite quote, 'Be the change you want to see in the world'

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    Take photos for the session report

    • Laura P
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    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Laura P

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