GoodGym Gardeners Learning By Trowel and Error
23 GoodGymers made their way 8.0km to help the Ryvers Primary School in Slough.
- Monday, 1st of October 2018
- Led by Manjit Birk
A great turnout for our first school task... No school dinners on the menu today but we did offer a shoulder to crayon at Ryvers Primary School... Thank you to Chrissy one of our regular runners who arranged this task for us
A Squat is a Squat..No??
As we had a longer distance to run today, we headed to the park for a quick warm up and stretches... and Chris learnt that there was more than one variation to the squat! A new piece of knowledge was then shared by Chris regarding pedestrian crossings! We learn so many useful facts from our runners!
I ran so fast I got in-DIG-estion!
We made it to school in super speedy time ( clearly the childhood chills of being late were in the back of our minds) and the lovely Chrissy gave us a low down on the tasks in hand... we divided into three teams and got straight to work
- The Planters
- The Potters and
- The Painters
Even in darkening conditions the teams did really well! The painters had quality control checks in place via Sara No fence slat was left untouched... The potters planted cress... I mean viola and pansies which all looked like cress to me into 4 pots... and the ploughers in super quick time cultivated the two large flower beds... and lone man Darren got the task of ensuring the smaller plant holders got the love and attention they needed
Aloe from the other side..
We faired goodbye to Chrissy and team who were doubling up as task owners and runners today as they stayed behind to lock up the school gates and we headed back to base...
Setting Trends the Teachers Way!
Have to give a special mention to our teachers runners Gail, Meera and Keira for always thinking outside the box! When we talk about safety and protective personal equipment they went a step further and donned the white overall
What better way to make sure the red t-shirts stay red! Well done ladies
Next weeks task is a shorter run of 2km each way to The Riverside Centre at Jubilee River..
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Christmas PARTY - FRIDAY 30th NOVEMBER 19:30 The Corner House, Windsor
Drinks at Salt Hill Activity Centre on Monday 15th October after the task/run
Everyone is welcome
Have a great week everyone Manjit
Report written by Manjit Birk
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