Lambeth

Group run

Slinging In The Rain

19 runners ran 3.0km to help the Brixton Road Youth Centre in Lambeth.

  • Sophie Hedges
  • Mark Gilyead
  • George Clarkson
  • Tessa Hall
  • Aislin Mageean
  • Nicky Woodall
  • Tim Wheatley
  • Philip Woodall
  • David Ewens
  • Laura
  • Jennifer
  • Lambeth runner
  • Marina
  • Holly Foster
  • Shauna
  • Zoe Jones
  • Laura Fletcher
  • Will
  • Emily Tyson
 
Tuesday, 1st of October 2019
 
Led by Mark Gilyead

19 absolute champs braved the weather for a night of chucking out and lucking out (with the weather - most of the time...).

We firstly welcomed Zoe, Laura and Emily to their first run with GoodGym, which it seemed was a blessed one, as the GoodGym gods/karma halted the rain for us to run to our task.

George lead the long run and Nicky lead the direct route. We had a few near misses with puddles/reckless drivers but the rain still held off...

We arrived at Brixton Road Youth Centre to be greeted by Sharon who showed us to the containers out the back as well as a big skip we had to fill.

Time to deploy the GoodGym conveyor belt.

Tim & Shauna and Nicky & David grabbed junk from the containers and passed it along the line to be chucked into the skip. This was stuff passed through generations of owners of the Youth Centre so there were some serious finds.

Highlights included:

  • Barack Obama
  • A large VHS collection
  • Spiders

When the skip was full, we bid farewell and hit the road, just in time for a spot of drizzle!

After a quick stretch we were treated by some phenomenal bakes:

  • David brought double helpings of fruit bread with butter and ROSE & STRAWBERRY jam!
  • Phil baked some delicious jam and custard tarts (NB: no soggy bottom)
  • and George provided a subLIME G&T cake.

"YUM" - all of us

Join us next week for more good deeds, good bakes and good running. We'll be at the Portico Gallery and Styles Gardens. For more details and to sign up, click here.

Report written by Mark Gilyead


Discuss this report

sign in to add a comment

Share the love

Join us on the next run

NEW WEEK. NEW TASK.

Tuesday 6:45pm - 8:40pm
Led by Mark Gilyead
Papa's Park

Find out more

Become a member

Free!
Optional £9.95 monthly donation

  • Run to help older people
  • Get the support of a qualified trainer
  • Access group runs across the country
  • Claim your GoodGym t-shirt from New Balance

Need help with a community project?

If you're a community organisation and have a physical task then we'd like to help.

Request a task

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more