Hackney

Group run

Shear Delight

15 runners ran 5.5km to help their local community in Hackney.

  • Jo
  • Dave Gilbert
  • anne malcolm
  • Martin Quinlan
  • Joel Wiles
  • Emily Waller
  • Christophe
  • Eva Sharpe
  • Goncalo
  • Clair Sim
  • Amanda Bater
  • Mark Golledge
  • Deirdre
  • Amanda Norrlander
  • Elena
 
Tuesday, 27th of August 2019
 
Led by Joel Wiles

15 GoodGymers ran 4K to Hackney Downes to cut back 150 metres of boarder hedging!

Great to have some new faces along for their first GoodGym and Hackney run!! Hope you enjoyed the ride and will Be back for more next week!!

Saturday sees a great Community Mission with the Tree Musketeers be great if you were able to come along and even better if you combined it with a Hackney Marshes parkrun!!

After a nice chilled run over to Hackney Downes in the amazing late summer sun we met Park Ranger Bruce who got us tooled up and stomping towards the extensive hedge park boarder.

Gloves, shears and loppers to hand we got to work cutting back the over growing hedge! Taking it down to the height of the railings and managing the width with some fine cutting we had a lovely cutting rhythm down pat!

Working both sides of the fence we make top progress and were able to beat our efforts of last year in terms of quality and quantity of our cutting work!

Wanting to get as much done as possible we slightly over run time but not sure anyone was too heartbroken about missing the 1k effort!! Next time we are over that way for sure!!

A quick run back brought us in nicely to time before we headed home with a very active 90 minutes under our belts!

Next week we are off to a community garden in Broadway market now run by the amazing Ground Works. Short run, longer run or walking options available! Be great to see you there!!

Joel

Report written by Joel Wiles


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