Group run

Doughnut Tread On The Baby Trees

16 runners ran 4.0km to help the Friends of Lordship Rec in Haringey.

  • Liam
  • Euclides Montes
  • Dave Mansfield
  • Rhiannon Griffin
  • Niamh Ni Longain
  • Julie Fisher
  • Latoya Stephens
  • Nurjehan
  • Rhiannon Knowles
  • Kapil
  • Natasha Tinsley
  • Gaynor Smith
  • Olivia
  • Elizabeth Prinz
  • John Joseph
  • John
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
Led by Euclides Montes

Kudos, Kudos, Kudos

Loads of new faces this week! Yes! Send some love to Liz, John and erm John who were joining us for the first ever GoodGym run. They were aces. Also special shout out to Rhiannon, joining us for her maiden Haringey GoodGym run. She was a Haringey natural! Boom!

Scythe Of The Times

Our 16 wonderful GoodGymmers congregated in the last sunny patch of grass in Tottenham Green Pools, where Nurjehan crowned her triumphant return from holiday by leading a very spirited warm up session, peppered with praises for Goodgym tourism.

We then took the scenic route to Lordship Rec, running through beautiful Downhills Park, before meeting Sally from Friends of Lordship Rec outside Broadwater Farm Community Centre.

We were dismayed and incredibly relieved in equal measures to find out we would not be using super sharp scythes but Sally armed us instead with a multitude of wheelbarrows, rakes, forks, and gloves and put us to work.

A couple of sections of the Rec had been scythed earlier in the day and our task was to collect the hay left behind and use it to create doghnut-shaped nests around a number of baby trees and some more mature trees that might need extra moisture over summer.

Our GoodGymmers split into a few groups and set to work. These doughnuts might not have been covered in sprinkles but that didn't stop us from digging into them with gusto and about half hour of work later, the fields looked great, if we say so ourselves.

Having put the tools away and bid farewell to Sally, we had an easy-peasy uphill squat relay race, and we then dashed back home with a spring in our step.

Next week, we'll be saying hello to the turtles and cacti at Wolves Lane Centre - join us!

Report written by Euclides Montes

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Thursday August 22nd, 2019 12:22

Great photos. Great pun. Your run report does amuse me greatly too.
Ta. Euclides

Rhiannon Knowles
Rhiannon Knowles
Thursday August 22nd, 2019 12:58

Thanks for the warm welcome! 💞

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Euclides Montes

Euclides Montes
Goodgym Haringey Trainer. Shorts/T-shirt evangelist. Burpee agnostic. Funtimes believer.

Runners helping out

  • Photographer

    Take photos for the run report

    • Liam
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Dave Mansfield

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