Norwich

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Ivo, Ivo, it’s off to Catton Grove we go

13 GoodGymers made their way 6.9km to help the Catton Grove Community Centre in Norwich.

  • Ivo
  • Penny Coombes
  • Steven Hitcham
  • Robert Organ
  • Elizabeth H
  • Stephen Reed
  • Jonathan
  • Woody
  • Alina
  • Maddy Nutile
  • Sam
  • Rose Copland
  • Sarah
 
Monday, 14th of August 2023
 
Led by Steven Hitcham

We were blessed with the presence of GoodGym Founder & CEO, Sir Ivo Gormley (well he's a Sir in my opinion), alongside his partner Jess, who both joined us on this evening's session. They said its the first session they have attended together for about 10 years, so we were very privileged.

The task was to do some cutting back at Catton Grove Community Centre, which is always fun as we have no restrictions and can just chop everything back as much as we like, which had overgrown a lot over these last 2 months. Firstly though, we had to jog 2.75km from The Forum to get there, on a warm and muggy evening.

As you can see from the photos, the pile of cuttings was huge and will be chipped so it can be reused (not eaten - different type of chips!).

It was lovely to see Ivo and Jess. I'm not one for brown-nosing or earning brownie points with the boss as thats not my style, but everyone would agree with me that he is so down to earth, a really approachable person and just wanted to get stuck into the task, one of the reasons he started GoodGym, and that really reflects in the GoodGym ethos that he has created.

Report written by Steven Hitcham


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Ivo
Ivo
he/him
Tuesday August 15th, 2023 15:12

🤣 not sure about all that but v nice of you to say Steven! - thanks for having us on the run really enjoyed it - a very satisfying bit of chopping  😁

Bobby B
Bobby B
Saturday August 19th, 2023 13:37

great work gang !!! x

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Steven Hitcham
Led by Steven Hitcham

I'm the Area Activator for GoodGym Norwich. I love running and socialising with the GG family.

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    • Alina
    • Stephen Reed

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