It’s Reigning 👑 (see what we did there) Windsor GoodGymers!

11 GoodGymers made their way 2.0km to help the Age Concern Windsor in Windsor and Maidenhead.

  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Charlotte
  • Slough runner
  • Amy L
  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Mandy Driver
  • Caroline Bradley
  • Rebekah Patterson
  • Helen Burke
  • Amy Norfleet Munds
  • Vincent
 
Thursday, 4th of January 2024
 
Led by Amy L
she/her

What could be worse for our Windsor Launch but heavy rain all evening and it was not stopping. Yet it did not put a damper on our plans and we are so happy to have had such a great group ♥️ Special thanks to The Binoy for having the foresight to adding a rain canopy for us to shelter under!

I couldn’t be prouder of all that turned up, from Sheila our 500 (and 1) task Queen to our amazing new starters Rebekah, Helen, Amy and Vincent. It was also great to see Charlotte back for her second session so soon, and of course to see our regulars Jen, Amanda, and Caroline.

So having just showered you all with compliments here is the task report 🤣 I hope it goes down a storm.

We had a quick warm up/ pre run stretch before setting off. The runners went ahead with Amy as run leader. Mandy was the back marker and we had Jen as walk leader although we did consider just swimming!

Once all on site and after a briefing from Rachel at The Spencer Denny Centre, our very first task owner, we all set to work.

It was like water off a ducks back taking down the floods of Christmas decorations, boxing them up and storing them away and also giving some tender loving care to some unhappy house plants with a trim and a splash of water.

Once we were all done we had a quick fun fitness session of the classic squats and lunges (which are great to improve your running) and then also mini circuits using a ball throw as a timer so not all that accurate 🤣 but it was still a cloud pleaser !

Sheila then surprised Amy with an unofficial celebration and treats for Amy’s 300th which was tonight which made tonight extra special. That went down a storm.

We then set off back to the meeting point for final stretch and goodbyes.

Life is all about learning to dance (or run in our case) in the rain and getting soaked with laughter along the way. We certainly did that tonight.

Can't wait to see everyone for more GoodGym fun next Thursday. Click here for all details and to sign up.

Report written by Amy L


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Windsor and Maidenhead runner
Windsor and Maidenhead runner
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Friday January 5th, 2024 02:09

Excellent report Mandy and well done on leading your first Windsor group session! Great work by all and kudos for braving the weather 🙌

Windsor and Maidenhead runner
Windsor and Maidenhead runner
Friday January 5th, 2024 08:33

Great session last night, and so nice to see so many smiling faces despite the rain. The Windsor group is off to a great start!

Mandy Driver
Mandy Driver
Friday January 5th, 2024 10:51

I REALLY appreciate everyone’s support. Those that were there last night and those that I know are cheering Windsor on. Feeling quite emotional this morning. Xx

Jack Da Silva
Jack Da Silva
Thursday January 11th, 2024 11:06

Well done everyone and amazing work Mandy, off to a fantastic start!

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Amy L
Led by Amy L

Area Activator for Windsor and Maidenhead. Loves running & Pilates and runs to escape from her hoards of small children.

GoodGymers helping out
  • Report Writer

    Be in charge of writing the session report

    • Mandy Driver
  • Photographers

    Take photos for the session report

    • Rebekah Patterson
    • Mandy Driver
    • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Caroline Bradley
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Mandy Driver

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