Group run

Sandwich short of a picnic

6 GoodGymers made their way 12.8km to help their local community in Leicester.

  • Jimmy Mitchinson
  • Stu Coe
  • Sarah Horner
  • Cathy Brough
  • M.A.Thompson
  • Ellie Carter
Thursday, 30th of March 2023
Led by Sarah Horner

Last night 5 GoodGymmers ran 2 miles to Baby Basics Leicester, with Tommo honking us on the way to meet us there. We were joined by not 1 but 2! New members to group sessions, pleased to meet you both Ellie and Cathy. Big shout to Jimmy who was a real credit to the group last night, supporting Ellie on the run. Joining us and not being a regular runner can be daunting at first but everyone starts or gets back into running somewhere and Jimmy was there to support, fantastic efforts from Ellie, to run 2 miles twice is an amazing start and you should be really proud.

On to the task, tonight we paired up and got stuck in to cot building. All the cots kindly donated to Baby Basics must be safety checked making sure families in need have all the pieces needed, a very important job needing many pairs of hands, perfect for us Goodgymmers.

The first cot up was Ellie and Cathy, the girls team rocked! Followed by Stu and Tommo who were very proud of their master piece, me and the task owner Laura helped out Jimmy, because sadly the 3 cots he tried to build had missing parts- Sandwich short of a picnic. Just shows how worthwhile spending the time to check them really is.

With 20 minutes left we scurried upstairs to sort some donated baby clothes, the team got though about 5 bags in no time, restocking the stored clothing which is much needed when just this Leicester Baby Basics helps 70 families a month!

Weldone everyone a really enjoyable evening 4 miles running with company, Jimmy Cycled to the task, I ran, and a very good deed along the way, Laura from Baby Basics was very thankful to you all, weldone team smashing work, hope to see you again soon.

Report written by Sarah Horner

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Sarah Horner
Led by Sarah Horner

Area Activator for Leicester just loves running alot, further the better

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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Jimmy Mitchinson

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