37 runners ran 6.1km to help the Scope Camden Charity Shop in Camden.
- Wednesday, 18th of September 2019
- Led by Pritesh Mistry
36 incredible people joined me in Camden, helped Scope in their charity shop, ran over 6km, walked and celebrated TEN years of GoodGym!
Well what an evening that was! We returned to our usual home at the St Pancras & Somers Town Living Centre, we celebrated Kat and Rosie turning three, Rosie hitting 100 good deeds AND GoodGym's 10th birthday... AND we introduced everyone to Ben Hansen-Hicks the shiny new Camden trainer... and breath!
As part of the #GG10 celebrations we had our lovely GoodGym flag with us and because we just do things better in Camden we had some shiny gold balloons to join our run for both Rosie's 100 and of course the 10th birthday. We also had copies of the wonderful Fit Together the book produced by GoodGym with stories from the first ten years.
After a huge intro with all of the above fitted in and news on #SuperSaturday (A day full of missions for every area this Saturday) and of course the health and safety and info on the task we headed on out and got warmed up!
On a celebratory night like this it was great to have everyone together and whilst it is always hard to manage we all safely walked and ran to the Scope charity shop. Once there Helen had us all queued up and divvied out roles. Tasks tonight:
- Donation collections outside
- Mannequin dressing
- Various cleaning work
- Shoe sorting
- Trouser measuring
- Clothes tagging
- and a whole lot more...
Half an hour of hard work later we were all piling out and getting ready for the next stage of the evening. With our flag with us, ably looked after by Ben, we headed off to various locations to get some fantastic photos for the GG10 celebrations.
- Camden Road Bridge
- Gasholders at King's Cross
- Francis Crick Institute
- Somers Town Coffeehouse
Thanks to George, Liuba, Ben and Steve for co-ordination and direction and phone-lending for all the photos.
Finally we stretched and then we headed to the pub to celebrate with cakes made by Liz and Rosie, some prosecco from the pub and party poppers from Sophie!
All in all a wonderful night of celebration with TEN and ONE HUNDRED being the key numbers!
Report written by Pritesh Mistry
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