Bring back, bring back, oh bring back my Guys Cliff to me.......

39 runners ran 6.0km to help the Bring back Guys Cliff in Warwick & Leamington Spa.

  • Dave Guest
  • Hackney runner
  • John Hayes
  • Olivia Parker-Scott
  • Katie Sahota
  • Liz Pharoah
  • Huw Davies
  • Stewart Underhill
  • Iain McLaughlin
  • Liam
  • Laura P
  • Lilian
  • Allan Mansfield
  • Poppy
  • Tejay
  • Rebecca Wass
  • Laurence Copeland
  • Dominique
  • Sara
  • Helen Wilkinson
  • Gavin
  • Marilena
  • Jenny Freeman
  • Jane Coates
  • Philip Trigg
  • Emma Pascall
  • Mr D Duffy
  • Rob
  • Mark Ryder
  • Abi Dixon
  • Laura Louise Kite
  • Ben
  • James Harwood
  • Joshua Waring
  • Monica Fogarty
  • Jamie Scott
  • Nicki Curwood
  • Rob Bourlakis
Wednesday, 16th of October 2019
Led by Rebecca Wass

39 runners joined us on the first ever GoodGym run in Warwick and Leamington Spa, running a total of 6K to Bring Back Guys Cliff. We had an electrifying evening, where luckily no one sat on the fence and everyone got stuck in, including removing 20 meters of old electric fencing.

We started our run with the local paparazzi, its nice to be famous... although I'm not entirely sure we were as 'dynamic' sitting in the garden, so order was restored and we set off on our 'marathon' (can't wait to see the photos)

Due to the amount of runners our warm-up became fairly creative on the first part of the run, a nice little stop of fast feet before crossing the road warmed us all up.

Anne met us on her trusty steed (bike) and led us to the ghostly Guys Cliff. This amazing building is being bought back to life with much love and care from the local community.

We soon got stuck into a range of tasks from removing electric fencing (thanks to Simon for checking it was definitely dead) , to weeding, clearing leaves, cutting down plants and moving concrete.

Before heading back we did a little fitness session, including celebrating John's 100th good deed, he came all the way from Birmingham to support us. So of course we had to sing 'Happy 100th to him'

We finished off the session with some classic games - Sharks and Fishies, amazing how many fishies could be caught in one go when the area is fairly small. One runner even threw themselves to the sharks to let their fellow fishies escape.

Our final game involved getting each team member across the area by moving in a different way. There was some interesting use of arms and legs by some members and some beautiful high knees.

On our return run there appeared to be a bit more hill than we remembered. All safetly returned to The Fat Pug we had a little stretch whilst David told us about how to get involved in Mission runs and coached runs.

Massive thanks to everyone for creating a great launch night, we can't wait to see you all again next week. Don't forget to tell your friends too.....

Report written by Rebecca Wass

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John Hayes
John Hayes
Thursday October 17th, 2019 06:09

Brilliant launch, well done Becky. Thanks for the 100th squats celebration and all the best for the future!

Katie Sahota
Katie Sahota
Thursday October 17th, 2019 08:16

It was a great run.... my first ever. Really enjoyed it and look forward to another one. Relieved I didn’t see any ghosts as well!

Jane Coates
Jane Coates
Thursday October 17th, 2019 08:32

Thanks so much to all involved, both as organisers and supporters. I can't wait to see this grow and grow.

Richard Taylor
Richard Taylor
Thursday October 17th, 2019 09:50

Sounds like a great launch, congrats all! Definitely want to know more about sharks and fishes!

Thursday October 17th, 2019 11:44

Thank you to everyone who made this possible, it was the best leaf raking experience I've ever had :) Will definitely be back!

Thursday October 17th, 2019 12:01

anyone know if all the pictures will be available somewhere?

Thursday October 17th, 2019 19:26

Really enjoyed it and thanks for getting me up the hill on the way back Becky!

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Runners helping out

  • Photographer

    Take photos for the run report

    • Allan Mansfield
  • Document Checker

    Help with checking Document of runner for DBS check

    • Olivia Parker-Scott
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Lilian
    • Laura P

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