Group run

Had a break. Didn’t have a KitKat.

10 GoodGymers made their way 2.3km to help the Glyndon Community Centre in Greenwich.

  • Matthew Watts
  • Tom Bigglestone
  • Andy Waterhouse
  • Greenwich runner
  • Sara Brimble
  • Jenny P
  • Julian Osman
  • Jennifer Hien
  • Greenwich runner
  • Bobby
Wednesday, 15th of March 2023
Led by Jennifer Hien

Amidst the current cost of living crisis we may find comfort in the fact that in London, you can still find a KitKat Chunky for 60p. The greatest of all confectionary evolutions, still at 2010 prices. And this is at the vending machine of the Glyndon Centre in Woolwich. But coins only - tragedy!

We began by convincing Jen not to make us warm up in the rain, but under the Crossrail overhang. In honour of the multi-genre, multi-Oscar winning Everything Everywhere, All At Once, we asked If you were a film genre, what would you be? Your affectionate author admitted to being a rom-com (Tom-com? Thought of that joke 24 hrs too late) as 1998 masterpiece You’ve Got Mail is my Mastermind specialist subject. Cue plenty of questions, all answered correctly, may I add. will not be defeated.

A big welcome to Bobby joining us tonight and hope we see you again! We warmed up, set off and passed a restaurant that Matt was dining at later which garnered differing reviews from within GoodGym faithful - we are yet to hear of his experience.

Upon arrival, we found that host Andy wasn’t expecting us and was probably about to tuck into his tea at home. We chatted whilst we waited, some of us browsing the 50 best room coms according to Vanity Fair. You’ve Got Mail was number 2, and the sickly saccharine atrocity that is Love Actually nowhere to be seen. That journalist knows their onions. Speaking of food, it is here we discovered the KitKat offer, and here where the puns can begin. A bit of quick thinking meant we found a bunch of cabinets Nestle-d in the corner of a room, and duly dismantled them and threw them out. Offered a cup of tea but we were very much sweet enough. The short task was a spoonful of sugar for some, I’m sure, but a pill needing sugaring for others, so we went for some hill sprints nearby. Sugar loaf Mountain it was not, but certainly a sweet spot between flat slope and steep climb. Four laps and that was enough to burn off any sugar rush. I should cocoa.

Back at base, it was a warm down, and farewell. Until next time…

Report written by Tom Bigglestone

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Sara Brimble
Sara Brimble
Friday March 17th, 2023 10:43

Amazing report Tom! The Vanity fair rankings are spot on in the top 5 selection 😁

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