Group run

Heavy Load

18 runners ran 5.5km to help their local community in Hackney.

  • Joel Wiles
  • Amy Foster
  • Christophe
  • Eva Sharpe
  • Catherine Mitchell
  • Chi Nwa
  • Jennifer McGill
  • Joel Waugh
  • Miranda Larbi
  • Amanda Norrlander
  • Roy Martin
  • Lara Bracey
  • Nick Moore
  • Kathleen O'Connor
  • Even Alin
  • Hackney runner
  • Matt Lowe
  • Vicky Houghton-Price
Tuesday, 18th of February 2020
Led by Joel Wiles

18 strong Hackney GoodGymers ran time 4.5k to Wilton estate to lift, plant and shovel our way to Tuesday night glory!!

Welcome along our GG first timers to the running party!!

Few announcements!!

Next week Amanda and Franky hit the magic 50 GoodDeeds!! to celebrate we will be heading out after the session to grab some pizza on Broadway market. Be great to have you along!

If you fancy a pre Big Half run on Sunday or just a 10k run around Viccy Park join Chi on Sunday to get your legs moving!! info here.

Not running Hackney Half?? Fancy joining the GG volunteering point?? Check all the info out here and join the party!

So we ran a random route and took in a bit of Hackney drama along the way! Covering a nice 3.5k to Wilton estate to get the blood pumping and body temperature rising before we split into 3 groups and got cracking!!

We have the Shovellers who had to battle the extra weight of saturated soil as they shovelled and shifted the 2 tonnes of premium soil into the main garden and half a tonne of regular soil into the mini garden.

We had the tree planters digging deep to create a hole for 10 fruit trees. Pick axing our way to glory in a tough task happily the rain was good for softening the ground.

The final group got a serious workout!! Heading off to the Hackney Empire to collect a huge amount of wood! Walking it 500 metres back to he garden it was a massive effort on the 3 trips back to the garden!!

With time tight we zipped back to base. Mobilised our upper body after the tough workout and headed off into the night!!

See you next week


Report written by Joel Wiles

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Joel Wiles
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    • Even Alin

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