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It’s a pirates life for three

3 runners ran 5.9km to help the Pioneer Sailing Trust in Colchester.

  • Tav
  • Ella Jeffries
  • Marcela Vivanco
Saturday, 7th of December 2019
Led by Tav

It was a coastal morning of running and cleaning for Ella, Marcela and Tav(that is me). Marcela got a big cheer as she announced she was from Chile to the parkrun crowd and after completing Clacton Seafront Parkrun, we had time for a quick coffee before we got to work.

Last time out we managed to get some work done around the stormy weather and today we found Shari, Tariq and The Pioneer in grey but amicable weather conditions. The Pioneer was in her winter coat and our task was to clean the bunks and kitchen. Armed with sponges, clothes, a variety of detergents plus a vacuum cleaner, the five of us set to the task with a little musical accompaniment from the soundtrack to The Boat that Rocked. We scrubbed and wiped our way below decks as well as we could with gusto!

It was a pleasure to help out and we look forward to helping again and also taking up the offer of a sailing trip for Goodgymers when the weather gets warmer!

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Runners helping out

  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Ella Jeffries

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