Group run

Clearing out the cobwebs

6 runners ran 7.4km to help the The Courtyard in Solihull.

  • Fiona Ross-shiel
  • Rob Tonks
  • Chris Plester
  • Rachel Page
  • Andy Freke
  • Jen Millman
Wednesday, 15th of January 2020
Led by Rob Tonks

Tonight we welcomed Jen for her very first GoodGym run and welcomed Andy back, who is finding his running shoes again and has been inspired by his son in the new year!

Once the introductions were done and all up to date on some upcoming tasks and community missions we’ve got planned, we set off into the darkness for The Courtyard.

Rachel and Jen were back marking, Fiona and Andy in the middle, and myself and Chris leading the way. Thankfully all the rain for this week seemed to fall on Tuesday, leaving us with a chilly but dry run.

At The Courtyard we prepped the community room to continue painting where we’d left off before Christmas. Unfortunately we couldn’t find the paint brushes to start with, but thankfully the scout leaders were on hand to find 4 paint brushes for us. One needed a slight trim but Chris stepped in with his hairdressing skills! We set to work up the ladders, clearing the cobwebs and applying the new coat of paint.

Time whizzed by and it was soon time to clean the brushes and put the room back to how we found it, ready for the users of The Courtyard on Thursday.

We just had time for the obligatory photo outside before heading back up the hill and back to base. Great running everyone, especially considering the slightly longer distance than normal - good to keep those New Year’s resolutions in check! See you next week.

Report written by Rob Tonks

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Rob Tonks
GoodGym Solihull Trainer

Runners helping out

  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Rachel Page
    • Fiona Ross-shiel

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