Northway or Another 🎶
15 runners ran 3.6km to help the Northway Gardens in Barnet.
- Tuesday, 8th of October 2019
- Led by Damian
Fifteen fabulous Goodgymmers ran to Northway Gardens to help the volunteers.
Meeting at the Phoenix Cinema we were joined by our marathon hero Marie who completed the Lyon Marathon on Sunday!! give her a cheer!
As we got ready to leave we discussed our favourite hot drinks (important given the weather): the most popular answer seemed to be Flat Whites (#NorthLondon) but honourable mentions to hot ribena, bovril and chai tea!
it was a nice short run down to Northway Gardens and Brian was on hand to explain our tasks. We would be clearing branches and sticks from the beds and grass and piling it up for collection as well as carrying 27 bags of compost and sand through to the gardens from the road.
it was a lot of hard work, including some very spiky branches, but the team did great shifting all the branches and the bags in super quick time.
after a quick team photo we said our goodbyes and ran back to our 'outdoor track' (a residential road) for a fitness session.
Tonight's was a running session: we ran 1,2,3 laps of hard effort with an easy effort lap in between. everyone did brilliantly and the tired faces at the end suggested some very hard work.
from there it was an easy run to the phoenix for stretches and high fives. thanks for coming team see you next week!
Report written by Damian
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