Ipswich

Group run

Rainy Days and Mondays ......

14 runners ran 7.7km to help the Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich.

  • Ian Duggan
  • Robin Harper
  • Eleanor Redgrave
  • Kerry Buckley
  • Tom Selby
  • Paul Horne
  • Lizzie Hicks
  • Keith Borrett
  • Alex
  • Ipswich runner
  • Nick Ridler
  • Richard Fryatt
  • Richard
  • Phil Bullen
 
Monday, 25th of November 2019
 
Led by Ian Duggan

If rainy days and Mondays always get you down....... you should have been out with the Goodgym Ipswich gang tonight. There's the endorphin rush from a 5 mile (round trip) run combined with the fantastic, fuzzy, feel good factor of painting to help out at a community centre.

Goodgym is so much fun that Richard, who came for the first time last week, not only came back for a second time - he brought a friend! Phil had heard good things and joined us for the first time tonight.

So, yes it was raining as we set out this evening but in words of Andi McDowell in 4 Weddings and a Funeral - "Is it still raining I hadn't noticed?" The drizzle couldn't dampen our spirits as we headed across town with Tom and Daniela back marking superbly and managing not to lose anyone!

Our task was to paint one very small room and an even smaller porch area, so we split into 2 groups and just about were able to fit everyone into one or other of the rooms.

It didn't take long and given the close proximity of everyone it was surprising that Kerry was the only person to end up with paint on his head!

With the task complete we headed back to base with some intervals for the enthusiastic front runners ending up back on the Waterfront with a depleted group as runners had peeled off to head home on the way back - the final one being Daniela who insisted in being dropped off at the pub!*

**to finalise the Christmas meal arrangements :)

Report written by Ian Duggan


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Ian Duggan

Ian Duggan
GoodGym Ipswich Run Leader

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    • Ipswich runner
    • Tom Selby

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