Group run

Go with the GLOW

29 GoodGymers made their way 6.1km to help the GLOWS Tulse Hill in Lambeth.

  • Elise
  • Ruth Taylor
  • Victoria Louise
  • Alice Clerkin
  • Anna Kinnersley
  • Freyja Winterson
  • Aislin Mageean
  • Frances Collier-Wright
  • Michael Welsh
  • Samantha
  • Nicky Woodall
  • Tim Wheatley
  • Solihull runner
  • Emily Prescott
  • Alfie
  • Lambeth runner
  • Philip Woodall
  • Jessie Adams
  • Steven Jarman
  • Laura
  • Lambeth runner
  • Catherine Biles
  • Lucy Stewart
  • Sean
  • Zoe Jones
  • Saoirse
  • Harriet Walsh
  • Anna Lawson
  • Nick West
Tuesday, 12th of November 2019
Led by Nicky Woodall

30 excellent GoodGymmers met at Papa's Park on a particularly chilly Tuesday evening for this week's group run.

First of all, we welcomed two lovely new runners Harriet and Nick.

We then heard about some upcoming GoodGym events to get involved with:

Back to tonight, Victoria led an excellent warm-up that involved herding the chickens (as all good warm ups should).

Next, Freyja and Tim led a small-but-perfectly-formed team to complete our flyering for the brilliant Repowering who are installing solar panels in two local primary schools and encouraging local people to invest in shares to tackle climate change and benefit the community - LOVELY STUFF. They blitzed this super speedily and even had time to run an extra loop on their way back to base - what a group of heroes.

Meanwhile, the rest of us headed up the hill to a NEW TASK at GLOWS - a community co-working space. Sam and I led a direct party pace route while Victoria and Phil led a longer route. We arrived and met the lovely Magdelena who explained with great amusement that they had mistaken the choir who met there for us - WHOOPS!!! Once we had clarified that we were the runners, we got down to work moving some big tables with some lovely background music from said choir, including local classics such as Lambeth Walk and some festive favourites to get us in that Christmassy spirit. Whilst half the group shifted some HUGE tables, the other half did some FITNESS, making sure we kept warm in the chilly night air. And then we swapped, so everyone got to do some lifting and some fitness. Because that's what GoodGym is all about.

Heading down the hill back to base, the two task groups merged smoothly together, as if by magic. After some final stretches, we enjoyed MORE CAKE (definitely not stringing this whole Bake Off thing out, honest...), courtesy of Aislin (EXCELLENTLY chocolatey chocolate cake) and me (Yorkshire parkin because, well, Yorkshire, obviously).

Thank you everyone, BRILLIANT WORK. Join us next week for some more good deeds with the lovely John, what may be the last week of Bake Off cake, and PUB NIGHT (and you wouldn't want to miss that).

Report written by Nicky Woodall

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Nicky Woodall
Led by Nicky Woodall

Area Activator for GoodGym York. Loves everything running, from parkrun alphabet collecting to marathons. Will run for cake!

Runners helping out
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Samantha
    • Tim Wheatley
    • Philip Woodall
  • Photographers

    Take photos for the session report

    • Victoria Louise
    • Freyja Winterson

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