GoodGym's first University parks Parkrun takeover!
6 GoodGymers made their way to help the University Parks Parkrun, OXFORD in Oxford.
- Saturday, 2nd of April 2022
- Led by Trev
Our first takeover at Uni Parks parkrun in the center of Oxford Event 8!
shout out to Harvey joining us as a GG and a parkrun tourist from Ealing.
more photos to come and on the PR website.. here is their report thanks to all who came. Trev
🌳 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗧𝗿𝗲𝘃 👏👏👏
What a morning! A frosty start turned into brilliant sunshine just in time for event 8 today 🌞 We were lucky enough to be joined by lots of GoodGym volunteers this week 🏋️♂️ 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂 for your support Goodgym Oxford!
A particularly big thank you and 𝘄𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝗱𝗼𝗻𝗲 to today's Run Director Trev, who organised the GoodGym takeover 👏 Trev is a Run Director at our friends Florence Park junior parkrun 🌿 If you haven't discovered junior parkrun yet, get yourself (and your little people if you have any) along at 9am on a Sunday – it's amazing 💫 Today was Trev's first time run directing at a 5k event 🌳 He came along with his usual energy and enthusiasm and did an absolutely fantastic job 🤩 We love you Trev!
Run report courtesy of visiting parkrunner Simon and another batch of no doubt beautiful photos from Rose are in the pipeline 🤠 To quench your thirst until then, here are some stats and facts from today's parkrun: 👋 Amongst the 𝟯𝟬𝟲 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗿𝘂𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘀 who joined us, 𝟭𝟭𝟬 were new to University Parks parkrun and 𝟭𝟱 completed their 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 ever parkrun. Welcome to the parkrun family 🧡
🔔 A big well done to the following on reaching new 𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘀: 2️⃣5️⃣ Rachel 👏
🏆 A new 𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗱 was set this morning! Kate Williamson (VW 75-79) hit a new University Parks PB of 25:55 today and in doing so beat her own previous age grade record and raised the bar to 95.24% 👏 Very many congratulations Kate - you're truly inspiring!
🦺 𝟯𝟮 wonderful 𝘃𝗼𝗹𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗲𝗿𝘀 helped make event 8 happen 🌳 Amongst them... 👋 Milton Keynes parkrunner Martyn was visiting Oxford today and opted for some parkrun voluntourism 🧡 Thanks so much for your help Martyn, and congratulations in advance for your 250th parkrun in a few weeks' time! 👩👩👧 Joy, Rose and Katie were back for another family volunteering stint, marshalling and taking photos 📷 (Album to follow!) Katie had produced yet another bespoke motivational sign to cheer you all round on the course 🎨 Thanks team - it's a real treat to have you 😊
⏱ University Parks regular Helen tried her hand at timekeeping for the first time this morning and absolutely nailed it with a faultless set of results despite some challenging finish funnel action 👏 You're a superstar Helen! If you would like to try your hand at volunteering in future weeks, either as a one-off or on a regular basis, simply drop us an email at email@example.com 💻
🔍 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝘁𝗼𝗸𝗲𝗻𝘀: Anyone got eyes on 𝘁𝗼𝗸𝗲𝗻 𝟭𝟯𝟭? We'd love to be reunited with it! Do get in touch if you know where it might have ended up 🙌 #loveparkrun
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