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Santa's Little Helpers!

9 GoodGymers made their way to help the Princess Alice Hospice in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Sam
  • Jane Yelloly
  • Jack Concanon
  • Dave White
  • Rachel White
  • Adam Stephens
  • Petra Stockelmayerova
  • Carla
  • Liz
 
Sunday, 4th of December 2022
 
Led by Jane Yelloly

Full of festive cheer, Goodgymers from Kingston and Richmond joined the marshalling crew at the Princess Alice Hospice to guide and encourage runners and walkers along the 5km route.

Armed with florescent arrows, maps and loud voices, we spread some GoodGym positivity to each and every person who took part in the event, making sure they were going the right way and giving them a big red boost as they passed! It was inspiring to see so many people, including young children, dogs, buggies and older runners, take on the challenge, many running in memory of people the Hospice has supported through end-of-life care.

The temperatures in Bushy Park were probably close to the North Pole environment by the end but there were still smiles on faces as we all left to seek hot drinks and warm seats.

Report written by Liz


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Liz
Liz
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Sunday December 4th, 2022 13:48

Thank you for having us along Kingston! 🎄

Rachel White
Rachel White
Sunday December 4th, 2022 13:51

Lovely to have you Richmond! See you soon

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