Islington

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Cool Hand (St.) Luke(s)

27 runners ran 5.1km to help their local community in Islington.

  • Christopher Lewis
  • Steve Coman
  • Islington runner
  • Danica Priest
  • Dave Guest
  • Simon Loughran
  • Patrick Luong
  • Benedict Lumley
  • Frances Powrie
  • Aidan Padfield
  • Heidi Proctor
  • Shirin
  • Islington runner
  • Graham Atkins
  • Saba
  • Jennifer Howes
  • Alix Guerber
  • Frances Knight
  • Sam Richardson
  • Nina Jhatakia
  • Will Bywater
  • Becky Dunford
  • Natalie keen
  • Sayra Tekin
  • Kayleigh Bruce
  • Christina Christou
  • David
 
Monday, 6th of February 2017
 
Led by Simon Fitzmaurice

Oh hai

Hello there David, Sayra, Becky, Natalie and Kayleigh. Welcome to your first GoodGym run. Don't worry, it never rains on GoodGym runs

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Soggy

Yes, so we got a bit soggy.

Fat

GoodGym's all about getting fat by doing good. Tonight we indulged in some Birthday Cake Oreos which formed part of Simon's birthday present from Danica. We also indulged in some homemade choc chip cookies from Frances. Soooo much better than shop-bought rubbish. And for anybody not collapsed in the corner clutching their stomach or climbing Emirates from the sugar rush we had a little bit of Birthday Cake left over from Simon's party on Saturday.

Oh yeah

Oh yeah, the task. Well, Simon and Steve each led a group down to St. Luke's Community Centre where we were welcomed by Marco. Lots of heavy jobs for the evening. Shifting some long and heavy beams, pushing, pulling, dragging and heaving a large planter, lugging bags of compost, filling planters with topsoil and compost and giving the stuff a good mix up and turnover.

A great job done in the rain. Marco reckons it would have taken him three months to do on his own. A quick back of the biscuit wrapper calculation suggest that it would have taken one person about a day and a half to achieve everything we did in about 25 minutes. Not bad...

On the journey home the rain eased up a bit.

Rough vs. Smooth

The big debate was whether crunchy or smooth peanut butter was better. Bristolians David and Chris got vocal on Twitter with David preferring the crunchy variety and Chris insisting that smooth was better for spreading. Let's call it a draw.

Next Time

We are back at St. Luke's next week when Nina will be providing some gluten-free biscuits and there'll be a special blend of tasking and circuit training at the venue.

See you there,
Simon

P.S. Thanks again to Chris for Pun Report Title


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Adele Prince
Adele Prince
Tuesday February 7th, 2017 10:51

Belated happy birthday from GoodGym Lewisham Simon!

Frances Powrie
Frances Powrie
Tuesday February 7th, 2017 10:56

After last night I think we should replace "Do good, get fit" with "Do good, get fat"

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