Group run

From the couch to a very blustery 5km

5 runners ran 5.4km to help their local community in Liverpool.

  • Eimear McClafferty
  • Sophie McClellan
  • John Connaghan
  • Jo G
  • Steph
Wednesday, 27th of October 2021
Led by Sophie McClellan

On a somewhat blustery Wednesday evening 5 goodgymmers met on the banks of the river Mersey to support a group of women in completing their couch to 5k program.

We were met by Marianne who had set out a route along the river. The wind, rain and sea spray also decided to make an appearance.

The five participants have been following a 10 week training program and this was set to be their first full 5km run! Our job was to help pace and encourage the runners and act as back markers. The best part? We could incorporate our group run into the task! This meant that for Steph this was technically her first goodgym group run, and she absolutely smashed it.

Special shout out to Jo whose runner commented that she wouldn't have made it with out her <

All the participants finished with brilliant times and were awarded medals. It was so good to see people getting involved in running and we would be happy to help out any time!

If you're interested in the couch to 5km program, Marianne is planning on starting another in January, so watch this space...

Report written by Sophie McClellan

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Pauline Harrison
Pauline Harrison
Thursday October 28th, 2021 13:56

Fab report and task! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ’ͺπŸŽ–

Marianne Manson
Marianne Manson
Tuesday November 2nd, 2021 11:21

Thank you so much for all your help on the night GoodGym!! β€πŸ™Œ

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Sophie McClellan
Led by Sophie McClellan

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    • John Connaghan
    • Eimear McClafferty

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