Cold hands, warm hearts. 💕
14 runners ran 7.0km to help the British Heart Foundation (Portsmouth) in Portsmouth.
- Wednesday, 26th of February 2020
- Led by Katie Carew-Robinson
Tonight was our last run from Fratton Community Centre but don't worry I will continue reminding you of our new venue for at least the next month!!
Firstly, congrats to Tim on his 50th good deed. Tim got to wear the celebration cap, but don't be fooled by the photo with Molly the puppy, this is not a new gift when you get to 50 good deeds, it's still a black T-shirt! She's the new addition to Tim's family who came to visit us before we headed out. She is GORGEOUS.
Tonight's task was an unusual one for us and also came with lots of last minute illnesses and broken down cars so after our record breaking run last week, numbers were a little lower than we've got used to! We headed out in 4 groups to deliver leaflets for our local branch of the British Heart Foundation. Groups were lead by Kat, Jo, Val and yours truly and we headed out to various parts of Southsea to deliver volunteering requests. I think there is a bit of irony there! Judy (fresh back from sunnier climes with a tan!), Ellie and Megan got to see lots of little random back roads and hidden houses by luck of being in my group! Jo's group headed up and down some one way streets, Kat's were straight down south nearly to the Pyramids (with a short cut home for Jane) and Val's group got "Fratsea". Wherever we went the smell of takeaway wasn't far away and we all returned hungrier than when we started.
When we got back, the hardcore group of Louisa, Kat, Jo and Mel decided that they liked the idea of some running drills and a sprint relay with minimal recovery... extra bonus points for you guys. It also made for a couple of additional entertaining photos at least!
Don't forget there's a number of different sessions going on between now and the next group run. Find out more here and keep those good deed points adding up.
Good luck to Jo and Tony repping GoodGym at the Vitality Big Half in London this weekend!
Report written by Katie Carew-Robinson
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