Richmond

Group run

It will be all white on the night

21 runners ran 7.0km to help the St Christopher's Fellowship in Richmond.

  • Sam
  • Richmond runner
  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Mark Barun
  • Salwa Wardeh
  • Jenny Murray
  • Anita
  • Africa Calzon
  • Jason Balecke
  • Samuel Brown
  • JP
  • Teresa Gebski
  • Nat
  • Lenka Leva
  • Monika Kohlmaier
  • Mena D'Auria
  • Harry Capewell
  • Ellen D
  • Gavin Hillhouse
  • Naomi
  • Rebecca Bissell
 
Monday, 20th of January 2020
 
Led by Mark Barun

It may have been our coldest run of 2020 so far but that didnt stop a group of 20 runners heading out to do good in Richmond tonight!

We welcomed Rebecca, Naomi and Sam to Goodgym Richmond for their first run before gathering outside Wholefoods for a warm up so desperately needed. And a Giant one we got - well a giant leg set of sorts anyway so after we had lunged and squatted to raise our temperature we set our stravas for those all important January kilometres and headed to St Christopher's Fellowship.

This organisation supports and assists young people in and leaving care and do amazing work to give these individuals promising futures. Tonight we were lucky enough to run to them and help them to clean and paint one of their houses in Richmond.

We had a team on the inside and 2 teams outside who were washing, cleaning, drying, sanding and painting different parts of the house to make it look white and bright (there was a bit of grey paint thrown in too, a grey area if you will).

As ever it was awesome fun working together on such a worthy task for a great cause. Even on a dark January night the white paint shone through....from the house and what we managed to get on our hands, clothes and dare I say it...my Garmin!! (It washes off right???)

Time as ever went quickly, and all that was left was a group photo and a straight run back to wholefoods for a cool down.

Thank you to everyone for a great night, see you next week!

Report written by Jenna Barun


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Mark Barun

Mark Barun
Run Trainer for GG Richmond and GG Kingston. Also a qualified Personal Trainer. Love running for mindfullness and mental wellbeing.

Runners helping out

  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Teresa Gebski
  • Report Writer

    Will be in charge of writing the run report

    • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Kingston upon Thames runner

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