Group run

Good Day Sunshine

25 runners ran 4.4km to help the Fern Grove Community Garden in Liverpool.

  • Beth Hoskins
  • Emma Nibbs (She/Her)
  • Ed Field
  • Alice Green
  • Richmond runner
  • Colin Vallance-Owen
  • Dom Tooze
  • Madeleine Cochrane
  • Sophie McClellan
  • Vanessa Moore
  • George Bateman
  • Ann
  • Char Binns
  • Liverpool runner
  • Bernadette McGrath
  • Katherine
  • Emma Riley
  • Janet Woods
  • Lyn McGlinchey
  • Chelsea
  • Pauline Harrison
  • Lydia Cole
  • Bethany Woods
  • Chloe
  • James Roberts
Monday, 26th of March 2018
Led by Char Binns

The sun shone on the first GoodGym Liverpool group run with a fabulous team of 27 runners pounding the streets of L8. Nearly all of the runners were GoodGym first-timers yet they all did a fantastic job, running nearly 5km in just under 30 minutes.

After a winter dormant, Fern Grove Community Garden needed tidying, digging over and the removal of a greenhouse that had been knocked down in recent winds. In just half an hour, the hard graft of the GoodGym team filled a skip full of rubbish. This brilliant effort was thanked with applause from the local residents as we headed out.

Special shout outs go to Alice who came to GoodGym after running a marathon on Sunday, to newbie runner Bernadette who kept the pace and did a sterling job of turning over an entire vegetable bed and to GoodGym rockstar Beth who came up from London especially for our launch.

Next week is Bank Holiday Monday but GoodGym stops for no one! We are going on a longer run - 10km in total - to help a community centre in North Liverpool. Newer runners might prefer to sign-up for the following week when we’ll be at the Bombed Out Church. But don't forget to go running to work towards your personal fitness goals.

Thanks to everyone who took a chance on our launch run. I can’t wait to run with you all again soon ~ Char <3

Report written by Char Binns

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Richmond runner
Richmond runner
Monday March 26th, 2018 22:49

Great run everyone! Lovely to meet you all.

Adele Prince
Adele Prince
Tuesday March 27th, 2018 10:14

Welcome to the family!

Liv Parker-Scott
Liv Parker-Scott
Tuesday March 27th, 2018 11:38

Well done Char, what a great start to your GoodGym adventure!

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Char Binns
Led by Char Binns

(she/her) Top Dog at Bookhounds, the club for geeky runners. Former GG Liverpool Trainer. Plant-powered, tea snob, a bit corny.

Runners helping out
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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Ed Field
  • Document Checker

    Help with checking Document of runner for DBS check

    • Richmond runner

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