Group run

in & out before the rain

8 GoodGymers made their way 6.0km to help the St Peter-in-the-Forest Community Centre & Church in Redbridge.

  • Peter Van Tongeren
  • Redbridge runner
  • Linda
  • James C
  • John Metcalfe
  • Julia (Redbridge/Waltham Forest)
  • AJ
  • Anit
Monday, 15th of August 2022
Led by Peter Van Tongeren

With the clouds gathering & darkening, there were some question marks on whether the rain would disturb tonights group run, let alone thunder & lightning when busy in the forest!

Ofcourse the possibility of a few drops of rain did not deter this hardy lot, I think there might not even have been a raincoat in sight!

Linda led a group of walkers to the task at St Peters, with Julia leading a group chasing them down via a longer route - any votes on who won? In a sense all of us lost as well, with the high humidity meaning it was a sweaty walk/run.

St Peter in the Forest is a regular location for both Goodgym Redbridge as Waltham Forest, so there was not much hesitation in what tasks to do when the task owner was unable to attend.

  • James & Anit set to work tidying up hedges.
  • Hélène & Peter walked up & down watering the planters & rose bushes
  • Linda & Aj attacked the ivy growing over the wall
  • John & Julia tidied & swept up & got creative with chalk

All too soon it was time to pack up and make our way back.

Note, Linda & AJ were not happy with how they had to leave things behind so they are planning a little community mission to finish off their ivy pulling. Why not pop round and give them a hand this Saturday?

Report written by Peter Van Tongeren

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Peter Van Tongeren
Led by Peter Van Tongeren

Runner, cyclist, rugby player, Redbridge Taskforce and Run Leader - who knows what else will follow :-)

Runners helping out
  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Linda
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the session report

    • Julia (Redbridge/Waltham Forest)
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • James C

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