Group run

Rancake Day

4 runners ran 5km to help the Berry Brow Infant School in Huddersfield.

  • Saul Muldoon
  • Kati Law
  • Ben Godfrey
  • Zena Whalley
Tuesday, 25th of February 2020
Led by Saul Muldoon

We ran and we ate pancakes, but unfortunately in a first for GoodGym Huddersfield we didn’t actually do a task last night. Yet another day of heavy rain and sleet unfortunately rendered the planned painting job at Berry Brow Infant School not possible, but GoodGym friend Katrina from the school had promised to make us pancakes so we were definitely up for still making the run there.

Leaving from our alternative start point at Lockwood Park, we had about 2.5K to run to get to the school in conditions which were not quite as wet as they might have been. Kati Law, Ben Godfrey, Zena Whalley and myself chatted as we made our way to the school, looking forward to our promised pancakes. By the time we arrived Katrina was already busy with her pancake mix and had brought along a range of toppings for us to enjoy.

Cups of tea and pancakes with a selection of lemon, sugar, maple syrup and chocolate spread (depending upon taste) made for a more than acceptable replacement to painting in the rain, plus we all enjoyed a good laugh and catch-up whilst enjoying Katrina’s cooking. Following one or two pancakes ( or even three or four in some cases) we were sufficiently refuelled for the run back to Lockwood Park.

Thanks to all the pancake eaters for turning out once again for yet another wet session last night, and special thanks to Katrina for cooking. We will of course return to Berry Brow on a lighter and drier night in the summer to finish the painting! In the meantime the normal GoodGym service will resume next Tuesday, when we’ll have to work twice as hard to make up for this week!

Report written by Saul Muldoon

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