Group run

Respect Your Elders

7 GoodGymers made their way 2.0km to help the Friends of Betts Park in Bromley.

  • Mark Gilyead
  • Hannah
  • Fiona
  • David
  • Bromley runner
  • Olga Evans
  • Luisa Goldsmith
Monday, 16th of October 2023
Led by Mark Gilyead

Tonight we experienced the dire situation of our country's youth services which thankfully contrasted nicely with the absolutely fire 🔥 work of GoodGym Bromley!

We got off to a not-so-explosive start, discussing our favourite ways to keep warm. From dancing to Abba bangers to whiskey, I think we're all sorted for the winter.

It was a quick run to Betts Park, a usually delightful greenspace we've been visiting to make some varied improvements. This week we were preparing a flower bed near one of the entrances so that some bulbs can be planted on Saturday. It was full of weeds and a couple of trees, so it was mostly a yanking and digging job to remove the grassy tufts. We long debated what to do about a few elder saplings (great knowledge Olga!) - a couple kept their lives!

We were getting along swimmingly until a group of youths (we think) got their fireworks out... They were getting a bit too close for comfort so we headed off, but everyone did an incredible job getting the bed cleared so that the bulbs can slip into the ground!

I left feeling a bit sorry for our terrorisers to be honest. Moronic as they are, there should probably be more youth centres and places for kids to be kids.

Well done GG Bromley crew for smashing the task anyway!

Shout out to Hannah for the pun, nice one Luisa and Olga for joining for your first GoodGym sesh 💥💥💥 and sorry for not taking any better photos - I was a bit distracted!

Report written by Mark Gilyead

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Mark Gilyead
Led by Mark Gilyead

Area Activator for GoodGym Bromley. Mostly runs for the train. On purpose obvs. Also helping to launch new GG areas with the central team 🚀

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