Wandsworth

Group run

Shoulda, wood-a, coulda!

8 GoodGymers made their way 3km to help their local community in Wandsworth.

  • Lorna Gott
  • Anastasia Hancock
  • Matthew Stuart
  • Hounslow runner
  • Catherine Moore
  • Tracey Deal
  • Dylan Burns
  • Jason Kurtis
 
Monday, 27th of May 2024
 
Led by Anastasia Hancock
she/her

Yesterday's massive bank holiday task definitely kept us out of mischief! With blue skies and a whole day of sunny holiday (or so we thought) stretching before us, we met at the Doddington estate to tackle a huge job - shifting planks of wood that had been donated to a local community centre.

It was immediately clear to see that we weren't going to get the whole lot done as there were two enormous containers of wood, but, undeterred, we cracked on to see how much we could transport.

As we worked the puns were flying. We were trying to think of as many as we could that woodwork. It was far from a plankless task. Yes, I know these are a bit acorny. Maybe we need to branch out? Nah, we totally nailed it!

Before long we had made quite a dent in the pile, so we stacked them up in the assigned place, and just had time to do a plank in front of the planks!

Admittedly we did get a bit sidetracked on the way back to base. With the sun out the allure of ice cream was too strong to resist, so we made a little detour. Sadly, we must have tempted fate, as no longer had our ice creams been devoured, but the heavens opened and the rain started pouring. It was a good job we did the task when we did!

Next week we're back to normal timings. We're off for our regular session at Doddington followed by the monthly pub quiz social. Hope to see you there!

Report written by Anastasia Hancock


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