Slough

Group run

GoodGym Gardeners Learning By Trowel and Error

23 GoodGymers made their way 8.0km to help the Ryvers Primary School in Slough.

  • Andy
  • Jenni H
  • Slough runner
  • Timothy Howells
  • Chrissy
  • Michelle Bacon
  • Maria
  • Manjit Birk
  • Harsha Burton
  • Nisha Bilkhu
  • Ricky Kloay
  • Chris Geatch
  • Rachel
  • Lorraine
  • Dan Stewart
  • Ashu
  • Aneta
  • Darren
  • Slough runner
  • Kam Atwal
  • Meera Patel
  • Pete Connolly
  • Gail Morton
 
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

  1. The Planters
  2. The Potters and
  3. 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..

We have the whats app group set up now so please do feel free to join it ( email me with your number and I will add you)

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


Discuss this report

Ivo
Ivo
he/him
Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 11:12

brilliant work everyone! - looks like you got a huge amount done

Manjit Birk
Manjit Birk
Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 12:32

Thanks Ivo.. the team certainly did enjoy this task and got so much done in just 30 minutes

sign in to add a comment

Manjit Birk
Led by Manjit Birk

Area Activator for Slough....Running is my passion....Marathons to park runs and anything in between.

GoodGymers helping out
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Harsha Burton
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the session report

    • Chrissy

Share the love

Join us on the next run

The Big Chick Knit - Helping to fill knitted chicks with eggs for Alexander Devine

Monday 18:30 - 20:15
Led by Manjit Birk
Stoke Park Trust

Find out more

Become a member

with an optional monthly donation

  • Run, walk, or cycle to help older people
  • Access sessions across the country
  • Claim your GoodGym t-shirt

Need help with a community project?

If you're a community organisation and have a physical task then we'd like to help.

Request a task

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more