Early Christmas Cellarbations
20 runners ran 6.0km to help the Seniors in Lewisham.
- Monday, 18th of November 2019
- Led by Kim Parker
The excitement was building in Glassmill foyer, it was time for one of the favourite tasks of the year - putting the Christmas decorations up at Seniors!
Knowing it was a slightly longer run than other tasks, we did a quick warm up and made our way over to Seniors. It’s quite a hilly route which gave those who wanted to the chance to get some hill sprints in and the rest of us to just enjoy running up a hill (as much as you can enjoy running up a hill).
First task of the evening was bringing up the Christmas decorations from the cellar, and then creating a human chain to bring the decorations up and get them into the main hall.
Next up was following Cathy’s detailed instructions (that’s my kind of organising) as to which tree went where and which decorations on which tree.
Everyone got stuck in putting the trees together and I ended up sitting on the floor surrounded by decorations with the instructions to make sure everyone got the correct decorations for the correct trees.
After a quick search for some missing Victorian baubles, I realised we only had 5 minutes left - how time flies when you’re having fun!!
We moved everything that wasn’t being used back down into the cellar and gathered for our group photo. It took a bit of shuffling of people as I was determined to get 3 Christmas trees in 1 group photo.
We arrived back at Glassmill a little later than normal following our late departure from Seniors so it was a quick stretch and chat about next weeks task which is a much shorter run.
A big thank you to the excellent team of backmarkers last night! And substitute backmarker and messenger between the 2 groups.
Don’t forget to check out the upcoming community missions and sign up for the Christmas social next Wednesday.
Report written by Kim Parker
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