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How to Make a GoodGym Bed

6 GoodGymers made their way 2.0km to help the C4WS in Camden.

  • John Shirley
  • Jacqueline Shirley
  • Alex Murtough
  • Steve Murtough
  • Camden runner
  • Elizabeth
Wednesday, 6th of March 2024
Led by Alex Murtough

The below standard operating procedure was followed on Wednesday 6th March (evening) by some good people in the Camden area.

  1. Arrive outside the Francis Crick Institute at 6:15pm.
  2. Wait for Alex to appear dressed in red. He will tell you about GoodGym; a charity made for fitness and volunteering enthusiasts.
  3. Say your name and number (meaning: your position in the circle; please do not give out your personal mobile number).
  4. Alex will lead you into the bright night. Get lost in socialising chitchat.
  5. Suddenly, you will be outside the American International Church on Tottenham Court Road.
  6. Enter the church and head downstairs. Fold-up beds leaning against walls will be magically waiting for you.
  7. Unfold a bed by unclipping a small plastic fastening and be wary of the bed’s desire to fold back up.
  8. Place the plastic fastening in a purpose-made jug.
  9. Tuck a sheet onto a bed and chat to other people in red T-shirts about fitness and volunteering.
  10. Dance to Dire Straits.
  11. Invert a duvet cover and place it entirely over your head.
  12. Explore through touch the mysterious corners of the duvet.
  13. Listen to the guitar solo in Sultans of Swing.
  14. Fling the duvet cover forward and hope for the best.
  15. Once all beds are completed in the above style, go to the stage area of the church, which is found through a secret door, and set up another bed while admiring the theatrical set up in the room.
  16. Try and guess which show it is.
  17. Take a photo of all the people in red T-shirts without making it very blurry.
  18. Head back into the bright night, very proud and very happy.

Report written by Steve Murtough

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Peter Van Tongeren
Peter Van Tongeren
Friday March 8th, 2024 22:55

Still repping the black top I see, Liz 😁

Saturday March 9th, 2024 00:36

It's the best one! 😌

Greenwich runner
Greenwich runner
Saturday March 9th, 2024 11:41

That one of the best report I've read. Missing you Guys

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Alex Murtough
Led by Alex Murtough

Area Activator for Camden. Used to sell healthy ice cream. Prefers cake. Secretly harbours dreams of late-blossoming Olympic stardom.

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