Group run

Getting a bit drench in the trench

8 GoodGymers made their way 3.4km to help the St John's the Evangelist, Moulsham in Chelmsford.

  • Laurie Glendinning
  • Rich Walker
  • David Chatterjee
  • Leanne Body
  • Sallyann Jeffrey
  • Richard
  • Erin Keating
  • Angela O'Brien
Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024
Led by Laurie Glendinning

The four of us running eagerly arrived five whole minutes early, so we set off after only a bit of chatting. On our way we discussed Andy's unexpected love for a Quadrant breakfast, and what felt like a difficult very short run to our task.

We made it to the church before the rest of the group, and Stephen and Malcolm showed us to our task of digging a trench around the perimeter of the church, to help with damp levels inside the building.

Sallyann, Richard, Angela and Leanne soon followed, and everyone busily got digging, whilst Rich designated himself wheelbarrow disposal person.

We made huge progress along a couple of walls of the church in about half an hour in the rain, when our host said we'd done plenty for one evening.

Even though we complained about the rain, we still stood around in the rain chatting for a while, and after David confused a local woman with Angela Merkel we thought it was best to leave. Erin regretted her usual choice of hoodie in the rain, but did manage to keep her eyes open for the group photo!

Great work everyone, we'll be back to finish that trench!

See you all soon,


Report written by Laurie Glendinning

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Fay Downing
Fay Downing
Friday May 24th, 2024 18:05

Great work everyone 👏🏻

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