Group run

I Don't Want No Shrub

6 GoodGymers made their way 4.0km to help the Friends of Cator and Alexandra Parks in Bromley.

  • Mark Gilyead
  • Claire
  • Lewisham runner
  • Samiulhaq Taraki
  • Georgina
  • Sophia Kleanthous
Sunday, 29th of January 2023
Led by Mark Gilyead

Pun not actually true. We actually do want shrubs. But sometimes you have to sacrifice truth for a quality pun.

Today's group run was a starter session, taking in the sights and sound of Penge on the way to meet the Friends of Cator Park to work on a flower bed.

Sophia, Georgina, Sami and I met at the Bridge House. It was Sophia and Georgina's first time at a GoodGym thing - thanks for joining! 🥳

We had a 2k jog, mostly downhill to the park which everyone smashed and there we met Millie from the friends' group as well as Linda and another new GoodGym face - Claire! 🎉

Our task was based around one flower bed which was looking a little weedy and messy:

🌱 First we removed the weeds and grass that was growing there

🔪 Meanwhile we edged around the bed to give it a clear border

🪵 And to finish off we shifted some mulch from a big pile and spread it around the shrubs to stop any weeds growing through

Everyone got their hands dirty and after 45 minutes the bed was looking way better. A bit of GoodGym muscle helps save a lot of time! 💪

Nice one team!

Report written by Mark Gilyead

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