Bexley

Community mission

Clover and out ☘️

4 runners ran to help their local community in Bexley.

  • Sarah Lee
  • Susan Lee
  • Greenwich runner
  • Graham Lee
 
Saturday, 16th of November 2019
 
Led by Sarah Lee

Early morning started with more rain and I thought we might have to “hedge” our bets with the weather; however a nice morning followed. 

After another parkrun in Danson Park, five goodgymers made the short walk to the Old English Garden for the final time in 2019. We were joined by Jenny from GoodGym Greenwich and were greeted at the Garden with tea and coffee.

The “evergreen” Tom soon put us to work armed with shovels, forks and wheelbarrows. Our task put us on edge or should I say border clearing back plants to 18 inches. It was a challenge as the soil was heavy and sticky following long periods of rain. Nothing stood in our way as the wheelbarrows quickly filled up with weeds and unwanted plants to be recycled as compost - a tree-mendous effort.

I think goodgym definitely left its mark on the garden, although I felt I was taking a lot home with me on my trainers.

Report written by Sarah Lee


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Greenwich runner
Greenwich runner
Monday November 18th, 2019 21:49

Great task and lovely to meet you all :)

Sarah Lee
Sarah Lee
Wednesday November 20th, 2019 15:59

Jenny, thanks for coming! Glad you enjoyed the task and parkrun!

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Sarah Lee
GoodGym Bexley Run Leader

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