Patio ga ga

6 GoodGymers made their way 4.0km to help the Mencap in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Jassy Drakulic
  • Sevan
  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Tara Acharya
  • Hannah Duncan
 
Tuesday, 9th of August 2022
 
Led by Jassy Drakulic

There was still plenty of heat in the day left when Caroline, Tara, Sevan, Jassy and Hannah met at the Quaker centre to warm up and run to Searchlight for our mission. We met Emily there who had already made great progress on our task of pulling up the weeds in the patio at the front of the community centre. The rest of caught up, donning gloves and wielding table knives to help wriggle up the dandelion roots. Task owner Peter was happy for us to leave the low lying plants, which inspired an interesting chat about "what is a weed?". We called time on the mission, having got up all the large weeds and cleared away the debris. Jassy gave everyone a mini lesson in plant pathology (whether they liked it or not) when finding rust on a mallow (plus another fungus living on the rust!). We said our thanks and goodbyes to Peter and ran back to base. Well done to Hannah for a successful first GG group run, and for Jassy completing her first as run leader!

Report written by Jassy Drakulic


Discuss this report

Rachel White
Rachel White
Friday August 12th, 2022 15:42

Great work Jassy! How did the run leading go?

Jassy Drakulic
Jassy Drakulic
Friday September 16th, 2022 12:31

It was great! Looking forward to doing more in future ☺️

sign in to add a comment

Jassy Drakulic
Led by Jassy Drakulic

GoodGym Kingston upon Thames Run Leader

GoodGymers helping out
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Sevan

Share the love

Join us on the next run

Make Edith Gardens more accessible

Tuesday 18:30 - 20:30
Led by Rachel White
The Quaker Centre

Find out more

Become a member

with an optional monthly donation

  • Run, walk, or cycle to help older people
  • Access sessions across the country
  • Claim your GoodGym t-shirt

Need help with a community project?

If you're a community organisation and have a physical task then we'd like to help.

Request a task

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more