Group run

One foot on a grave

15 GoodGymers made their way 4.1km to help the Bristol Parks - Friends of Brunswick Cemetery in Bristol.

  • Caroline
  • Bristol runner
  • Richard Breakspear
  • Melanie Young
  • VaguelyNorthernDarren
  • Valè Pico
  • Jason Thorne
  • Tom Christmas
  • Janka
  • Marianne Bradshaw
  • Ed Newman
  • Bristol runner
  • Nik
  • Jordan James Cogzell
  • Freya Dodd
Tuesday, 9th of April 2024
Led by Melanie Young

What a bumper crop of GoodGymmers under blue skies for a foray to Brunswick Cemetery after the inaugural presentation of Very Exciting GoodGym Bristol Badges for Run Leaders, TaskForce and extra special helpers. Watch this space for future developments!

We were joined by Jordan on his first good deed, Tom on his first group run and Freya back for her second Tuesday and looking totally different without her big woolly hat - fantastic to have you all on board. And yes, it normally appears a little bit chaotic at times but is definitely All Under Control.

With the tree popper/root puller on site and training demonstrations given by Top Tree Popper Marianne, Jordan was in his element tracking down protruding sycamores and brambles to be collected up into the Dumpy Sack of Doom, alongside Richard B's entrenching tool's victims.

Valè and Richard G took to the paving slab tidying, Richard missing his seasonal role as a lamppost already.

The bindweed/buttercup/sycamore club scouted out more widely - Caroline, Jason, Janka and Frances uncovered lots of ground and were very good at leaving the non-weed plants to grow, whilst Tom moved on to earn his Pathfinder status with the muddiness redistributed away from the golden gravel.

Ed and Nik grabbed the loppers and went in search of bigger things to chop - do much is now growing so fast!

And Janka's email address is nothing like kangaroo, in case you were wondering.

Until next week!

Report written by Melanie Young

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Melanie Young
Led by Melanie Young

Area Activator for Bristol Loves being outdoors and being active, helping make the world a happier place to be one day at a time. Eats cake.

GoodGymers helping out
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the session report

    • VaguelyNorthernDarren
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Richard Breakspear

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