Birmingham

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GoodGym’s Kitchen Nightmares

2 runners ran to help the Handsworth children’s triathlon holiday camp volunteer in Birmingham.

  • John Hayes
  • Slin Bangar
 
Monday, 30th of December 2019
 
Led by John Hayes

It was a very interesting morning to welcome Slin to GoodGym for her first community mission. I arrived early to meet all of the people running the holiday camp. At this point I met Verona, who was busy assessing her kitchen, finding that it needed a good clean and was a bit sparse of equipment for preparing food.

Thankfully, soon after Slin arrived, so did the food. We were able to help arranging the it to know what we could prepare and serve the breakfast cereal for children as they arrived. Soon enough we had made a good team together and had fed all the kids ready for a day of triathlon based activity. It turns out that we were just a toaster away from a satisfying breakfast for everyone. Well done Slin for being ready for anything, and getting your good deeds started in style.

We left just as Verona had returned with some decent equipment to get snacks and lunch sorted, while the children went off for a swimming session.

Report written by John Hayes


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Enjoy encouraging new runners, running 5k as fast as I can, and doing as much good as time allows along the way. I love Goodgym, building links and volunteering.

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