Group run

It’s rain again, hallelujah

8 GoodGymers made their way 2.0km to help the BS3 Community - Southville Centre in Bristol.

  • Bristol runner
  • Caroline
  • Alice Whale
  • Melanie Young
  • Bristol runner
  • Alice Dalrymple
  • Jenny Chak
  • Julie M
Tuesday, 16th of August 2022
Led by Melanie Young

Eek! Sogginess! Fortunately we had a wet weather plan and the hardiest pf GoodGymmers to make the journey across Gaol Ferry bridge for the last time whilst they start repair works.

We had to guess it was Alice W heading across the square, fully prepared for run leading tonight.

With the promise of cake after the run the was astounding enthusiasm as we piled our soggy jackets and bags in the middle of the hall and set to trying to open a tin of paint. Three GoodGymmers later, paint was being shared into all sorts of containers and the very careful* cutting in, slapping on and rolling, rolling, rolling of the shade of grey was making the wall look fresh, the floor look slightly splattered and the wiping cloths looking more painty than some areas of wall.

We started small and grew in grey confidence to get almost all the way round the hall, thankful for scrubbable white walls above the grey and parquet flooring.

All too soon, it was time to tidy up the paint brushes and rollers, wave goodbye to Hugh and set out for the much drier run back for CAKE to celebrate Julie's 200th good deed (we'll celebrate Jenny's when she brings cake ;-)

Which brings us to the amazing realisation during painting that ALL the GoodGymmers in the hall had at least 200 good deeds, proving that we love GoodGym so much that a bit of rain put these hardy souls off when there's chat, laughs and loveliness to be shared. And cake, did I mention that?

Report written by Melanie Young

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Melanie Young
Led by Melanie Young

Loves being outdoors and being active, helping make the world a happier place to be one day at a time. Eats cake.

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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Alice Dalrymple

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