Norwich

Group run

Not Suffolk'n'Far As Last Week

28 runners ran 2.1km to help the LTC Green Spaces in Norwich.

  • Steven Hitcham
  • Brad
  • David Cocks
  • Sophie
  • Robert Organ
  • Lizzy
  • Catherine Dugdale
  • Darren Watkins
  • Elizabeth Halford
  • Liz Kerr
  • Stephen Reed
  • Norwich runner
  • Norwich runner
  • Rebecca Bilham
  • David Thomson
  • Norwich runner
  • Rachel Day
  • Sarah Ward
  • David Tuthill
  • Elliott
  • Kate Victoria
  • Hannah Hunter
  • Jonathan
  • Angela Man
  • Bryony
  • Laura Snowden
  • Ellie Fairfoot
  • Scott Sizer
 
Monday, 23rd of September 2019
 
Led by Steven Hitcham

After last week's mammoth 6km each -way run, this week was a much more subtle 1km each-way run.

We had 3 new runners so a big welcome to Ellie, Laura and Scott. Also a big welcome to Rachel who has moved to Norwich after being part of GoodGym Islington.

Catherine was back runner while Robert & Elizabeth walked.

Motivation this week was created by me bringing a Colin the Caterpillar cake to have afterwards, which was leftover from my son's birthday on Sunday. drool alert

This week I incorporated the fitness session into the warm-up. We jogged to Chapelfield Gardens then did a little partner workout, which consisted of squats, push-ups, sit-ups and a wheelbarrow race... don't all thank me at once.

We then continued on to Suffolk Square (after dropping Stephen, Bryony & Kate at Your Own Place CIC to finish the painting) where Pam and some volunteers from the LTC Green Spaces met us with loads of tools, which impressed Elizabeth.

They have lovely equipment

Half of the group were tasked with turning over shallow soil in one flower bed while the other half weeded and cleared out a larger garden bed.

It was great to see some locals joining in with their children, some of which were collecting baby snails to rescue them.

The rain started coming down but didn't prevent us from working hard and getting the job done.

At the end, one of the children were feeding us up with biscuits - much needed fuel for what was up ahead ;-)

Once we'd finished we headed back to Chapelfield Gardens for a quick sprint session before returning to The Forum to demolish Colin.

Next week it's a litter pick at West Earlham Woods.

Report written by Steven Hitcham


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Steven Hitcham

Steven Hitcham
I'm the Trainer for GoodGym Norwich. I love running and have led a lot of running groups in the Norfolk area, none as fun as the GG family.

Runners helping out

  • Walk Leaders

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Elizabeth Halford
    • Robert Organ
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Catherine Dugdale

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