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GG Barnet have litter boarder skirmish in Haringey

7 GoodGymers made their way 5.0km to help the The Friends of Alexandra Park  in Barnet.

  • John Shirley
  • Rachel Melinek
  • Jacqui
  • Paul Salman
  • Cloud
  • Moya Malekin
  • Antonio
Tuesday, 26th of September 2023
Led by Paul Salman

We gathered at phoenix cinema to do some litter picking, but this was proper plogging ( Scandinavian style, ) running through the streets and green spaces of East Finchley skewering, rubbish with litter, pickers. To do this at speed is quite an art! Rather like jousting, you run at your piece of rubbish, and just at the right moment lower your litter picker down to make the interception. We headed towards Ally Pally and a magnificent view of London on a clear, warm autumnal evening. We were moving out of Barnet into another borough, so this was a proper boarder raid! We picked up a lot of rubbish en route and then split into pairs to work around the hill of Alexandra Palace. It was a lovely setting with bats dancing above us in the dark night sky. We headed back along the same route led bye Rachel, who set quite a pace. We stopped to do some star jumps to make sure we got our heart rate up for the final leg back to the Phoenix. We warm down with some stretches and had a nice social at a local restaurant! Great to see Jacqui & John back. Thanks for coming running and securing some rubbish !

Report written by Paul Salman

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Wednesday September 27th, 2023 17:10

Well done everyone! Great report and love the black & white pictures

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Led by Paul Salman

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