Group run

Not too hot to trot!

4 GoodGymers made their way 6.0km to help the Canal and River Trust in Coventry.

  • Laura Denham
  • Allan Mansfield
  • Graham
  • Georgia Knights
Tuesday, 13th of June 2023
Led by Laura Denham

Four GoodGym Coventry members walked 6 km to support the Canal and Rivers Trust and Sustrans keep the paths clean. Without a run leader present, we enjoyed a warm and sunny walk to the canal, starting at bridge 4 making our way to the canal basin. We welcomed Graham on his first session with GoodGym Coventry, it was great to have you along!

We split off into pairs, Grahamand Allan trotted on ahead (we decided it was too hot to run but not to hot to trot) leaving Georgia and Laura at the start. Graham and Allan then picked a point and started walking back towards Georgia and Laura so that we would meet in the middle. Once we met in the middle we did the same again, mixing partners so that we could all have a chat. By this time the temperature had cooled down so it wasn't too uncomfortable collecting all the litter. Most of the rubbish was empty cans of beer and pop, we did find a barbecue which was a bit too big to fit on our bags and saw a floating childs car seat. The paths were actually fairly clean and we didn't have too much to collect but did still get 2 bags of rubbish. Was lovely to see all the flora and fauna, bees, ducks and swan family and a not so nice dead rat! Along the way we passed runners, walkers, people fishing and a group of children kayaking.

Fab work guys, hope to see you next week!

Report written by Laura Denham

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Laura Denham
Led by Laura Denham

Likes being out in the fresh air, running, socialising and spreading kindness. Favourite quote, 'Be the change you want to see in the world'

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