Let's Get Quizzical, Quizzical, I Wanna Get Quizzical.....
15 runners ran 5.8km to help their local community in Crewe.
- Wednesday, 15th of January 2020
- Led by Nicola Marshall
Welcome A huge welcome to our newest GoodGym recruit, the lovely Lois who joined us for her first-time last night. Great to see Alison back for her second task as well. We hope you both had a great night and will join us again next week for some more GoodGym antics!
Kudos Kudos to everyone who came out on Saturday for our one-off booster session. It was a great afternoon and as John said, it was nice to do our first ever daylight task! The Wishing Well and Chance Changing Lives were extremely grateful for the work we did, so well done everyone! Many of you have now got more than 10 GoodGym deeds under your belt - Amazing!
Thank You Thank you to Chris who took on the role of back-marker in the absence of our regulars – Pam and Barry. You did a cracking job - thank you Chris. We hope you’re making a speedy recovery Barry and look forward to having you and Pam back with us when you’re feeling more human again.
The Main Event We kicked off our evening with some coconut rings and chocolate digestives. Not many better ways to kick off a task in my opinion! ;-) Once fully indulged, we headed out onto the square for our warmup. We had a fun game of ‘opposites’ to get the heart pumping. Lauren was the last girl standing but the boys triumphed with Chris just pipping John to the post and winning the much coveted prize of a miniature packet of love hearts (which I forgot to give you – I owe you Chris!).
We then set off our run to Mayfield Care Home – one of our longer distances. Maurice joined us on his bike as he’s sadly still suffering with an injury. You were a great additional tail-cyclist though Maurice – thank you!
We got into the lovely ‘very’ warm care home and were greeted by (mostly) lovely smiley faces! ;-)) Lots of the residents remembered us from our last visit and their faces lit up and you could see that they were delighted to have some company. Many relayed tales of their youth, past working lives or of their families.
After 10 minutes or so of chatter, we started our quiz. The residents really did get involved and some were enjoying it so much that they couldn’t help shouting the answers out for everyone else to hear! Some of the questions were easy and some were a little more taxing – the plural of dwarf proving somewhat of a challenge for most of us! It was the boys who triumphed with our winning quartet of John, Karl and two residents storming to victory with a very respectable 18/20. Winners medals were distributed and worn with pride! Well done the boys!
We headed back to base with a few exercises thrown in en route – squats at each stop! We were a real sight for sore eyes!
Well done everyone for another amazing week of GoodGym goodness. Hope you all enjoyed yourself as much as I did!
Have a great week everyone! Stay Safe!
Lots of Love, Nicola xxxx
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