Group run

Barking up the wrong tree

24 runners ran 4.0km to help their local community in Hackney.

  • Jo
  • Amy Foster
  • Christophe
  • Alex Passa
  • Mireille
  • Toyin
  • Clair Sim
  • Julia
  • Greenwich runner
  • Dave Finch
  • Ignatius Fernandes
  • Kate Smith
  • Vinney White
  • Amanda Bater
  • Reena
  • Elly
  • Ellen Watts
  • Friederike Wild
  • Amanda Norrlander
  • Kate Thelwell
  • Sara Stella
  • Elena
  • Kandy Sisya
  • Tong Qiu
Tuesday, 3rd of September 2019
Led by Clair Sim

25 GoodGymers ran 4km to help Ground works transform the Welshpool community garden!

Amazing to have an infusion of GoodGym first timers this week to really amp up our efforts in our community volunteering efforts!! Hope you all enjoyed your first taste of GG and will be back very soon for more!!

Three big Shout Outs for upcoming activities and get togethers. St Joesph’s Hospice jumble sale clear away on Saturday! Our September Social after our group run on the 17th!! Not forgetting next weeks visit to Abney Park for our Tuesday fix of GoodGym magic!!

It’s great when a plan comes together and we get to complete the task which looked improbable 50 minutes earlier and even better when we get a biscuit and sweet for our efforts to.

With Groundwork’s helping out the Welshpool community garden with plans, ideas, resources we were much needed to get the heavy lifting complete so that the garden would become more manageable for the residents.

Dominating 2.5 tonnes of soil by shovelling, carrying, barrowing and tipping into the brand new triangle raised beds filling them all to the brim!

We weeded away to create a perfect surface to lay 2 massive builders bags of bark down so that the weeds would stay at bay.

With that done the seeds were sewn to start the growing process in the beds which will bring colour and life to the garden!

Special shout out to first timer Ignatius for single handily transforming a large patch of grass into a new double flower bed and sewing the seeds of life!

A 2.5k run to the task 1.5k run back brought us back perfectly for 8:29!

Thanks for your monster effort and see you next week for our visit to Abney!!


Report written by Joel Wiles

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