Group run

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

10 GoodGymers made their way 7.0km to help the The Canal and River Trust in Birmingham.

  • Rebecca
  • John Hayes
  • Jonny Carter
  • Rob
  • Garry
  • Karin
  • Laura Smith
  • David Halford
  • Richard Clark
  • Stephanie Pryke
Tuesday, 6th of February 2018
Led by Jonny Carter

10 people ran 7k to do a litter pick on the canal to help the The Canal and River Trust in Birmingham

Most weeks during the last month or so I have said it has been on the cold side but tonight we actually had snow! Well that didn't deter three GG newbies, as we gave a warm welcome (well it was warm in 1000 Trades before we left, anyway!!) to Richard, Rebecca and Stephanie. They will now be prepared for anything!

Once the intros were done we were on our way to the canal. Not that best night for an outdoor task I know, but the group as always got the litter pick done, all be it a slightly shorter one than usual as we wanted to get moving again before to long! Once done, we had a quick pic and then we got on our way to Millennium point.

Time trial

Once at our fitness sess destination we were all ready for the time trail (or they were and I was to take the pictures!!) It was only the second ever GG Brum time-trial and it followed the same three and a half laps around the gardens to make it one mile (or 1.6k) in distance as the last one we did back in November. David, Richard and John led the way. David eventually being first back with a new course record and breaking the 6-minute barrier with a time of 5.58! I'm sure Aaron will be back next month to try and get his course record back ;-) Everyone worked hard, in rather difficult conditions with the snow blowing in the face on some parts of the course and with the paths being on the slippie side making negotiating the corners rather tricky! Laura and Rebecca pushed each other on as they were sticking together like glue during the whole distance and Stephanie put in a great performance on her first run. Now make sure you record your times somewhere so you can try and beat them next month :-)

Once done, we had time for one last pic, before heading back to 1000 Trades.

Next week we will be out doing good again, it would be great if you could join us and next week it will be an indoor task! sign up here.

Report written by Jonny Carter

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