Cardiff

Group run

‘Heno Heno’ don’t dream it’s over(grown)!

31 runners ran 10.0km to help the STAR Hub in Cardiff.

  • Mikey
  • Emma Wilkins
  • Benjamin Annear
  • Cardiff runner
  • Ellen
  • Su Fernandez
  • Aimee Giles
  • Martin Graff
  • David McCullough
  • Darren Raz-Nick
  • Cardiff runner
  • Andrew Skelton
  • Chloe Taylor
  • Lucy
  • Mathew
  • Emily Cotterill
  • Imy Hopkins
  • Adam Hammond
  • Mike
  • Cardiff runner
  • Cardiff runner
  • Llion Wigley
  • Jayne Smith
  • Cardiff runner
  • James McKeon
  • Ted Cornish
  • Stuart Lewes
  • Sarah
  • Abby
  • Hannah Benkert
  • Dean McMinn
 
Tuesday, 7th of January 2020
 
Led by Benjamin Annear

Best group run of the year so far!

2020 has started with a fierce turnout of 31 runners and S4C coming along to capture our antics.

Acknowledgements

  • Emily reached 50 good deeds
  • Imogen brought a friend to GoodGym and gained herself 1 red lace! #LifesGoals. Imogen will now have one faster foot as the power of the red lace makes you run faster!

We play a game of 'Stuck in the Dance' to warm up tonight and did our usual high knees, butt kicks and lunges.

Two tasks - Choose where you run!

Ben led runners who wanted a speedy run of a longer distance to the Rhydypennau Library. Welsh Dave led runners who wanted a shorter distance to the Star Garden at Tremorfa Hub. Ellen led the walk/run group to the Star Garden at Tremorfa Hub.

Write up by Ben about runners efforts at the Rydypennau Library

Rhydypennau library is the second furthest task we've run to on a group run to date, nevertheless, undeterred we ran pavements, crossed streets, ran past Roath lake and across a large roundabout to make it to the task. When we arrived to the Library we were greeted by Sue Thomas, a librarian at the centre. Sue was ever so friendly and invited us in for a cup of tea or a coffee before we got started. We thanked Sue for this kind offer however time was against us and we wanted to make a big difference in short time we were there for. We got stuck into the task straight away (after a few required shots by the film crew). Yvonne, the presenter of Heno and new to GoodGym herself, got stuck into the task, making light work of a very challenging task. The runners were required to dig up plants and overgrown long grass and move it into temporary plant pots. We only had 20 minutes to do this task but we managed to do it!

Write up by Welsh Dave about runners efforts at the Star Hub

17 keen goodgymmers got to the STAR (or Stare 😉) hub in sunny Tremorfa. Unfortunately plan A turned into Plan B - but luckily there was plenty to do at the Hub! We weeded, carried, picked and emptied our way through the task. Moving compost, stacking chairs and weeding the garden are all in an evening's work for Tuesday night's Tremorfa team!

Time to finish the first group run of 2020

Sadly, time moves as quick as we do, and it wasn't long after we arrived at each of the tasks before we had to head back! Yvonne from the S4C was also gutted it was coming to an end as she was having so much fun!

A special thank you to Rebecca, the Social Communications and Marketing Manager at GoodGym head office, who helped coordinate the involvement of S4C, our Welsh Speakers and task organisers.


2020 Tweet Off

Marie is taking an early lead in the tweet off! It already looks like she may beat last years winner, Lucy.

  • MOH - 2
  • Everyone else - 0

RunPunStiltskin award

Can you come up with the best pun title for the run report? if yours gets chosen you get a point on the leaderboard.

  • EW - 1

Report written by Benjamin Annear


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Runners helping out

  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Ellen
  • Photographers

    Take photos for the run report

    • David McCullough
    • Ellen
  • Report Writer

    Will be in charge of writing the run report

    • David McCullough
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Ted Cornish
    • Darren Raz-Nick
    • Su Fernandez

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