Slam Dunking the Junk!
13 runners ran 2.2km to help the The Guinness Partnership in Crewe.
- Wednesday, 13th of November 2019
- Led by Nicola Marshall
Wednesday's are my new Saturday!❤
What a Fabulous Night! Tonight we welcomed a special visitor from Radio Stoke, the lovely Hazel. It was a delight to have her joining the task and also taking some time to chat with you about GoodGym and what it means to you (be sure to listen out on the radio tomorrow!). Huge kudos goes to Phil for arranging it all. Thank you so much Phil.
The Task We started the evening with our usual, slightly wacky warm up - this week we used giant playing cards to choose what exercise to do. Runners took it in turns to pick a card and the card they pulled dictated what exercise we did. We had squats, tricep dips, kick backs and high knees. Barry picked the first card and chose the Joker - this meant we had to do every exercise in quick succession! There were a few groans!
After our warm up, we set off on our run to the task. It was a super chilly night but the sky was clear with no rain again (how lucky??????!!!!!).
Tonight we split the runners into two groups - The A Team and The B Team (original, I know!). Each team captain had a list with items they had to find, gaining 2 points for every item they found on the list and 10 bonus points for a piece of rubbish starting with G (for GoodGym obviously). I was impressed with the A Team's 'Gift Bag' (they assure me they found it and that it hadn't contained sneaky alcoholic contraband!!). The B team found numerous 'Greg's food wrappers, so we let that one slide as I was feeling particularly generous! During our task tonight, we were collecting rubbish from the Sherborne Estate, helping to make a difference within our local community, especially for those living on the estate. The team that collected the most rubbish won 10 additional bonus points. Needless to say, there was plenty of rubbish collected tonight but the A Team took the points and zoomed into the lead. A quick fire quiz round (while jogging on the spot I might add!) concluded the challenge and the A Team took the lead with a cracking 38 points while the B Team achieved a very respectable 32. Well done to the A Team and thank you for generously sharing your winnings with the rest of the tribe - much appreciated - although reading Phil's tweet just now, I think he may have over indulged on them!
Upon our arrival back at base, we did our cool down with some wonderful teamwork between Barry and Pam with their balancing.
Oh and we had a great fun fact tonight - 'It's impossible to hum while holding your nose' - which of course resulted in everyone trying to hum while holding their noses.... obviously!
Next Week Hoping to have a great task lined up for next week so watch out on the website for more details (fingers crossed it will come off!). It will be great to see you!
Have a great week everyone and thanks for being so awesome and for making my week so much fun!
Love & hugs ❤
Report written by Nicola Marshall
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