Oxford

Group run

Scavengers!

19 runners ran 6.0km to help the Oxford City Council in Oxford.

  • Anwen Greenaway
  • Lorenzo
  • Rachael H
  • Bethan Greenaway
  • Oxford runner
  • Sarah
  • Alice
  • Sarah McFadden
  • Angus Grant
  • Holly
  • Matt Burton
  • Amy Woolloff
  • Samantha Drewett
  • Matty Holder
  • Vanessa Del Campo Perez
  • Bryony Thomas
  • Dan
  • Thomas Heath
  • Ben Gremson
 
Wednesday, 1st of December 2021
 
Led by Anwen Greenaway

Tonight's GoodGym task was "Pick own Adventure" style.

The Rules:
* Teams must be back at base by 7:30pm or points are docked.
* Teams must get at least 3 items from each list.
* Finds must be photographed as proof.
* You can go anywhere within the ring road as long as you’re back by 7:30pm.

The items to hunt down:
LITTER PICK:
Crisp packet
Cigarette butt
Coffee cup (will allow just lid)
Energy drink can
Fast food wrapper
Face mask
Glass bottle
Alcohol container
Plastic bag (dog poo bag permitted)
Piece of clothing – 5 BONUS points for pants

WILD CARDS:
Selfie at a GoodGym Task Location (a point for each one)
Number 48 (we were the 48th GG area)
A pictorial representation of GoodGym – get creative!
Christmas Decorations
Gold Letter box
Blue Plaque

Strategic thinking was all the rage tonight, with tactical approaches from 'run fast around lots of task locations' to 'focus on the litter', with most opting for 'just try & find ALL the things'. An impressive amount of litter was collected, many miles walked and run, numerous GG task locations and Oxford landmarks visited, and so many photos submitted as evidence that there were too many to upload to the report. I especially enjoyed the creativity shown in the 'pictorial depiction of GoodGym' - gold champagne bottles, the logo spelt out in leaves, bodies twisted into logo shapes.

Bragging rights to Samantha, Sarah, Bryony, and Dan who took the win with 25 points and a Full House of litter items and wild cards, and were also first back to base. Very efficient scavenging!

Kudos to 2nd place team Matt, Sarah, and Bethan, who made it to the most GoodGym task locations -12! - and to the 3rd place team lead by Holly who also got a Full House.

Prizes were awarded by the Lord Mayor of Oxford, although apparently he'll only make a speech if you give him advance warning.

Report written by Anwen Greenaway


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Anwen Greenaway
Led by Anwen Greenaway

Goodgym Coordinator for Oxford. Trail runner, often muddy.

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    • Samantha Drewett
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