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Goodgym's Right Up My Alley!

5 runners ran to help their local community in Crewe.

  • Nicola Marshall
  • Karen Whitehead
  • Maurice Fitzgerald
  • Suzanne Buckley
  • Emily Sharp
Tuesday, 18th of May 2021
Led by Nicola Marshall

Tonight our 5 fabulous members came and got stuck in at the Mavor Court project which we've worked on before. Mavor Court is a housing complex for local residents. The local Guinness housing officer, Kenny, has worked tirelessly to improve the area and we've been fortunate to be involved on several occasions. The work that's been done there has really transformed the area and the residents are delighted with the outcome (many of the residents got stuck in and helped).

As part of the complex, there's an unadopted alleyway that runs alongside the complex. Tonight, it was our job to help clear it from all the litter and weeds that have accumulated over time. On initial inspection, it didn't look like there was much work - but it was actually deceptive. There was more than we actually realised!! We got stuck in with our litter pickers, our spades, our shovels and our brooms.

We worked for an hour and a half and got the alley looking really smart again. It was a really lovely evening - the weather was kind to us and the conversation and company was as fabulous as ever. Sometimes after a hard day at work, all you need is a small dose of Goodgym fun, feel-good, fitness and friendship to lift your spirits.

Hope to be back again soon Kenny - and we promise not to overfill the rubbish bags next time...... although it was a good workout for our muscles ;-)

Oh and the burning question we all want to know is - Emily, did you manage to make it to the chippy on time? ;-)

Report written by Nicola Marshall

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Maurice Fitzgerald
Maurice Fitzgerald
Wednesday May 19th, 2021 15:15

Great evening at Mavor Court for the team. Surprising how much work there was to tidy the alley. And of course it stayed dry. Incredible how the rain gods look the other way when GoodGym arrive !

Emily Sharp
Emily Sharp
Wednesday May 19th, 2021 21:01

I didn’t make the chippy!! It was shut! But did have cheese on toast so that made up for it.. I will have chips next time!! 🤣🤣

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