Group run

Spontaneously Composting

32 runners ran 3.3km to help their local community in Islington.

  • Christopher Lewis
  • Steve Coman
  • Rosalind Jeffcoat
  • Simon Loughran
  • Benedict Lumley
  • Georgina Neal
  • Claire Rees-Sewak
  • Frances Powrie
  • Aidan Padfield
  • Heidi Proctor
  • Meg Lewis
  • Shirin
  • Islington runner
  • Daniel Allen-baines
  • Saba
  • John Chyriwsky
  • Jennifer Howes
  • James Gilbert
  • David Puttergill
  • Alix Guerber
  • Dan Lombard
  • Amy Tatton-Brown
  • Emma Jones
  • Rosa Asghari
  • Rosy
  • Sarah Cox
  • Tom Mutton
  • Rhona Mackie
  • Bianca Jakubowski
  • Sally Adams
  • Sara Rodarte
  • Christina Christou
Monday, 30th of January 2017
Led by Simon Fitzmaurice

A big welcome to our first timers tonight Rosa, Sally, Sara, Christina and Emma.

Also joining us was brand new GoodGym Sheffield Trainer Tom. He's down south to learn the ropes.

A rather long briefing with lots of news, including mention of the special GG fitness session on Thursday and Drinks on Thursday. Get fit or get drunk? Up to you?

We also had our haiku competition. The Gg-ers with the best haiku get to go to the sought-after farm task. Here's the offerings:

Stubbed my toe, now it's
purple. Doc prescribed a short 
run and happy goats.

Running to do good
with semblance of cleaner 
air oh supply me 

Goodgym Islington 
for runners doing good deeds
Debating biscuits

I said I would bake
So you already promised
I’d go to the farm

So, Kike led that lot and a few other speedsters to the farm for shovelling galore, while Aidan led a group to Single Homeless Project's Highbury New Park site to sort out their garden and have a bit of a longer run, and Simon took a gang to Wilton Square to relocate compost, do a special squat challenge with Tom and perform a three-team, five-person continuous relay.

Big debate this evening. After a creepy comment about assaulting people and a few complaints to GG central about Simon we discussed what the most important birthday to celebrate. 30 won.

Treats this week were provided by Sarah. Delicious brownies that were still warm! Amazing.

Frances is in charge of treats next week when we're off to St. Luke's Community Centre.

See you there,

P.S. Tip of the GG cap to Chris for pun report title

P.P.S Merje has blogged about our visit here:

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