Bournemouth

Community mission

Bushed to the Limit

3 runners ran to help the Bournemouth Parks in Bournemouth.

  • Daryl Venner
  • Manuel Laurijssen
  • Laura
 
Thursday, 20th of May 2021
 
Led by Manuel Laurijssen

The mission was to try and clear as much rubbish as possible from the bushes outside Kings Park school.

It's an area I run past everyday and rather than go solo, Daryl and Laura joined to make the task way more enjoyable and to get things done quickly!

With a bin bag and litter picker each we waded into the bushes and soon lost eye contact with each other.

There were years and years worth of rubbish back there, and after about 40 minutes of non-stop, bent over picking we filled three bags and left the area looking amazing.

Let's hope the "tossers" use the bin that's 3m away from now on, rather than toss rubbish in the bushes!!

Have you got a problem area near yours? Let me know and we can get a team together to tackle it!

Report written by Manuel Laurijssen


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Manuel Laurijssen
Led by Manuel Laurijssen

Running Coach, S&C Coach and P.T.. Love the outdoors & nature. Exercising for mental health.

Runners helping out
  • Document Checker

    Help with checking Document of runner for DBS check

    • Daryl Venner
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Laura

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