Group run

Mulch ado about nothing

30 runners ran 4.0km to help the West Bank Park in York.

  • Michal Czekajlo
  • Dom Tooze
  • Nick Griffin
  • York runner
  • Barbara Griffin
  • Leanne Allsopp
  • Tom Elcock
  • Aidan Kettle
  • Stefan Durkin
  • Harriet
  • Nicky Woodall
  • Nicola Gover
  • Jenna Drury
  • Ben Dove
  • Bec
  • Lucy Knight
  • Paul Kelly
  • York runner
  • Max
  • Mitchell Scott
  • Tristan Featherby
  • Debs Sharpe
  • Vicky
  • Amy Tew
  • Andy Richardson
  • York runner
  • Cara Organ
  • York runner
  • York runner
  • Antonia Van Koeverden
Monday, 31st of January 2022
Led by Nicky Woodall

๐Ÿ‘‹An amazing brigade of 30 good people (how we were kindly described by a task owner recently) gathered on a chilly but dry Monday evening for our final group run of January, thereby ensuring that we reached (and surpassed!) our January Challenge targets (having already smashed our distance target). A huge thank you to everyone who's got involved in any way this month, you're all heroes ๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ

๐Ÿ’กAnyway, back to tonight. After hearing about everyone's GoodGym-related highlights of January (which involved both races and various delicacies provided at tasks), we warmed up and jogged/walked down to West Bank Park. Being slightly early, we caught Kristina by surprise and so helped unload the van and sort the tools into batches to go with each group ๐ŸŒณ

๐Ÿ‚We had teams shovelling and wheelbarrowing from the infamous mud mountain while another group did the same distributing top soil onto raised beds. Another group were organising the leaf compost, turning it and also matching levels of leaf/mulch decomposition to decide what leaves should go where! And we had another posse of volunteers clearing leaves from the paths to make them less slippy and more accessible ๐Ÿ

๐Ÿ“ธAfter much hard work and productivity, it was time to gather our teams from all four corners of the park to return the tools and snap a group photo. We then did a quick fitness activity before heading back to base for celebratory biscuits and shortbread ๐Ÿช

Report written by Nicky Woodall

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Tuesday February 1st, 2022 00:19

I'm truly in awe of all GG York have achieved in the January challenge! ๐Ÿ†

Nicky Woodall
Nicky Woodall
Tuesday February 1st, 2022 07:03

That's really kind, thank you Rachel ๐Ÿ˜

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Nicky Woodall
Led by Nicky Woodall

Area Activator for GoodGym York. Loves everything running, from parkrun alphabet collecting to marathons. Will run for cake!

Runners helping out
  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Leanne Allsopp
  • Photographers

    Take photos for the run report

    • Leanne Allsopp
    • York runner
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Dom Tooze

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