Can you not, Rich?
13 GoodGymers made their way 5.1km to help the Chelmsford Council in Chelmsford.
- Wednesday, 27th of September 2023
- Led by Laurie Glendinning
To start Fay's 6th GoodGym birthday, we welcomed Jess back for her second GoodGym run, followed by somehow posing for Rich's slightly creepy panoramic photo.
The runners set off with litter pickers towards King's Road and were caught up shortly after by Fay and Rich who walked. Russell and Andy were engaging in more chat than litter picking, and dragging Rich down with them, so it was suggested they move to the other side of the road. Ben joined to help, and I joined to supervise. I can't say that the chatting stopped, but we did fill quite a large bag of litter and stop for some ridiculous photos.
The other (much larger) group left us behind, so we got our head torches on and caught them up (still chatting the whole way). We reconvened, got a much more normal group photo, and jogged back through the park to make it a nice round 5-ish km.
Once we got back we were excited to get ready for our trip to Back Inn Time. Andy, Joe, and Paul took extra long to pamper themselves in the gym changing rooms, whilst Erin went with the no changing approach. We all enjoyed our diner experience, and managed to not be brainwashed by Richard's shiny folding phone.
We've got the pub quiz on Sunday and there's some spaces left - sign up here.
We'll also be running polls soon for volunteering at parkrun in November, and the December social. Keep an eye on whatsapp for those.
Next week Rich is leading a litter pick - sign up here.
See you soon,
Report written by Laurie Glendinning
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