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29 runners ran 11.0km to help the St Pancras Community Association in Camden.

  • Steve Coman
  • Paul Bown
  • Laura Lambert
  • John Shirley
  • Frances Powrie
  • George
  • Camden runner
  • Hayley Oberlander
  • Rosie Ashworth
  • Thomas Samuels
  • Natasha Lawrence
  • Chris Ellaway
  • Hanry Alexander Heatherwick-Lammers
  • Katie Roberts
  • Camden runner
  • Sally
  • Elizabeth
  • Abi Perrin
  • Tom McCann
  • Rachel Ho
  • Sisi
  • Zameer Merchant
  • Carolyn Piper
  • Suraj
  • Rea Qunta
  • Emily Dell
  • Ellie Johnson
  • Catherine
  • Ellie Burnage
Wednesday, 3rd of July 2019
Led by Paul Bown

*28 Goodgymers ran 4-11.5k to help SPCA and St Mungos! *

Welcome along to newbies Emily, Ellie, Catherine and Ellie - lovely to have you along!

In the news this week:

  1. There are Community Missions helping Somers Town Community Festival next Saturday - details here and here!
  2. It's the Night of the PB's this Saturday at Hampstead Heath!
  3. Monthly Social today in Kilburn from 6.30pm; go along and have fun! Full details here.

St Mungo's Long Run:

Fourteen brave GoodGymers volunteered for GG Camden's longest run ever! I did the intro early and rather fast (Steve said it was my best ever haha) so we had more time to get over to West Hampstead. We set off on an adventure, up past Cecil Sharp House, around the side of Primrose Hill, over to Swiss Cottage and then up Finchley (lands that I've never been before). We kept a really good pace and everyone did brilliantly.

Perfect amount of task

We arrived and met Janice who gave us gloves, bin bags and water. Our task was to weed and clear the entire back garden. It was overgrown and clearly unused by the residents of the St Mungo's hostel. This fantastic homeless charity helps house and support people from across the community. Our help will mean they can now use the the garden and perhaps even plant some flowers/veg.

Over 20 minutes we made piles and piles of weeds, debris and dead plants. People took in turns to empty bin bags in the green recycling bin out front. In no time at all we were finished, group photo done and then we headed back home along the same route.

Leafleting task for SPCA:

Fifteen awesome GoodGymers, led by Frances, went to leaflet for the fantastic St Pancras Community Association (SPCA). We've helped these guys lots before with Christmas decorations, dancing and even a core class! This time we were leafleting over 400 flyers for their Community Festival which is happening in late July - nice!

Greece Lighting!

The group first ran 1km to the centre, collected the leaflets from Nicola and then split into groups of 4-5 to deliver them across the designated areas in Camden. After successfully delivering all of the leaflets the team collected together and headed to Granary Square along the canal, where they suitably got distracted by Greece showing on the big Wimbledon Screen (fair enough guys)

Another brilliant night of GoodGym, sign up for next week's run here when we'll be helping Story Garden!

PB out

Report written by Paul Bown

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Paul Bown

Paul Bown
Previous Trainer for Camden and Islington, England Athletics Qualified Endurance Coach, 2h51 marathoner, & big sweet potato advocate

Runners helping out

  • Photographer

    Take photos for the run report

    • Elizabeth
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • John Shirley

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