The goodgym, the bad and the (p)ugly

8 GoodGymers made their way 5.2km to have an amazing time in Colchester.

  • Tav
  • Helen
  • Louise
  • Vanessa Crannis
  • Ella Jeffries
  • Stu
  • Andy Tyne
  • Frazer
Saturday, 25th of June 2022
Led by Tav

What happened yesterday morning? Parkrun usually sets Ella and I up for a good Saturday. A nice little buzz, a mildly competitive run and a coffee & cake.

But yesterday shone in a way only Goodgym can! I have been to Sofia, Bucharest, Wandsworth, Ironbridge Coalbrookdale and errmm Chelmsford...and yesterday was equally lovely.

Andy lost his Parkrun virginity with a sub-30 (29.35) effort, Vanessa got a smashing PB of 26.59 showing her running talent at many distances, Frazer and Louise did their first MarksHall Estate Parkrun, Ella got a course PB of 21.23, Stu and Helen concentrated hard in their vital volunteer roles, oh and I ran the wrong way! (lol)

I do not get nervous about running or many things but here is a secret...I was nervous whether people would like the cake I baked. But the chatter, laughter and messing around with a football helped! MarksHall emptied after parkrun and we enjoyed a peaceful picnic with a Woodpecker and House Martins in the sky.

Super morning and a a Great Get Together tribute to Jo Cox for sure.

PS. The report title refers to us, to running the wrong and an awfully ugly pug on the course.

Report written by Tav

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Sunday June 26th, 2022 08:55

and congrats to Illia on a great run! 👍

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