Group run

Midges put GoodGymers in Grave danger

21 GoodGymers made their way 2.9km to help the Friends of York Cemetery in York.

  • Nick Griffin
  • York runner
  • Leanne
  • York runner
  • Ed Woollard
  • Stefan Durkin
  • Bec
  • York runner
  • Mitch
  • Debs Sharpe
  • Vicky Hearson
  • Michael Leadbetter
  • Amy Woollard
  • Laura Barrett
  • Cara Organ
  • Abigail Darton
  • David Barrett
  • Anna
  • York runner
  • Lyndsey Hay
  • Anna
Monday, 8th of April 2024
Led by Ed Woollard

This week we started by presenting our GoodGymer of the month award marvelous Max, who has been active behind the scenes on the whatsapp community as well as being a more active and engaged taskforcer. Well done Max 🍾

We also awarded the Cape of Good Deeds to our fab co-area Activator Vicky, who was completing her 400th(!) Good Deed. Amazing effort. Give Max and Vicky a big cheer.

We then set off to York Cemetery with a nice run along the river, with some obligatory wall squats along the wall. Upon arrival we were greeted by superstar Clive who was well prepared for us as always. We soon got to work with loppers, rakes, spades and shears clearing an area that was previously part of a sensory garden but was in need a bit of TLC.

It took a little while for some of the GG crew to get to grips with the difference between a rose and a bramble, but we soon found our rhythm and started making some excellent progress in what seemed like a pretty straightforward task.

However things quickly took a turn for the worse when the midges decided they didn't like being disturbed and soon started feasting on any exposed GoodGym flesh that they could get their teeth (do they have teeth?) into.

With morale dipping and the midges biting, Ed put an early end to the task and started the fitness sesh - our GG York version of Paper, Rock, Scissors featuring Squats, Pencil jumps and Star Jumps. Fortunately everyone knows that Squats blunt star jumps, pencil jumps wraps squats, and star jumps cut pencil jumps, of course!

Report written by Ed Woollard

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Ed Woollard
Led by Ed Woollard

Co-Area Activator for GoodGym York

GoodGymers helping out
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Vicky Hearson
    • York runner

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