Group run

April (non) showers

5 GoodGymers made their way 5.3km to help the St John's Church Hall in Chelmsford.

  • Joel
  • Rich Walker
  • Andy Holmes
  • Sallyann Jeffrey
  • Joe
Wednesday, 12th of April 2023
Led by Rich Walker

On a day when we saw heavy rain and strong winds come and go Rich Andy Joel and Joe set off from hq in the glorious sunshine and headed towards St John's church hall where we would meet Sallyann for a spot of gardening.

We roamed along the high street sweating in our waterproofs and soon arrived meeting Sallyann and soon after Stephen who was very happy to see us.

Tonight's task was to clean some muck out of some gutters that had blocked up and rake some leaves at the church hall, then go around the corner to the vicarage and help tidy the garden before the new vicar was to move in.

Joel and Joe got set with knee pads and scrapers and started clearing out all the muck in the gutters while Andy and Sallyann raked some leaves until Andy flew his Brook stick along with the others to join myself and Stephen in the vicarage garden to start raking more leaves from the freshly cut lawn.

Sallyann found a pepper pig toy along with many tennis balls that must have been launched from the neighbouring school.

With not a drop in the sky we set off on a more scenic route back to base after saying good bye to Stephen and then Sallyann. Our waterproofs now becoming more boil in the bag we remarked that it hadn't rained at all during the task. And then just as we reach hq and started saying our goodbyes I felt some drops hit me.

Guess it doesn't rain at goodgym 😉

Thanks all for coming and see you all soon

Smile as you run


Report written by Rich Walker

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Rich Walker
Led by Rich Walker

1x ironman finisher. Will do almost anything for cake. Remember it's been scientifically proven that smiling makes you faster. ☺

Runners helping out
  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Sallyann Jeffrey
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Andy Holmes

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