Tower Hamlets

Community mission

Ground control....

17 runners ran to help the Friends of Meath Gardens in Tower Hamlets.

  • Martin Quinlan
  • Tracey
  • Chris Burns
  • Chi Nwa
  • Becky
  • Sarah
  • Laura Williams
  • Liz Baxter
  • Joel Waugh
  • Sian Waugh
  • Eimear
  • Charlotte Price
  • Rohan
  • Evie McGregor
  • Jessica Farmery
  • Tower Hamlets runner
  • Nick Moore
Monday, 14th of September 2020
Led by Becky

And so it was, on a balmy almost summer-like evening that we embarked on phase 2 of 'clear the canalside' at Meath Gardens!

After a brief intro from Laura including a run through of the muscle groups we might (ahem, definitely in my case!) have neglected during lockdown and which we could now take this excellent opportunity to exercise, and of covid safety precautions, we set to work.

Half of the group picked up where we had left off last week, clearing brambles from the side of the canal, and the other half scattering over the gardens to litter pick.

Treasures from this week's litter pick included a glittery child's headband, and some cupcake and Celebrations wrappers, as well as the usual array of water bottles, cans and KFC cartons!

Meanwhile, the other group made impressive headway cutting back all in their path as they gained ground against the brambles.

Alas, despite the warm temperatures, it is no longer summer and just before 8 both groups succumbed to the failing light, lamenting that next week may be the first we will need to bring headtorches again.... Shout out to Chris, who did remember his!

Next instalment: taking the ground up to the footbridge, with the help of ground lights - don't miss it!

Report written by Becky

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