Group run

Stairway to seven

7 runners ran 4.1km to help the Mencap - Brent in Brent.

  • Pritesh Mistry
  • Claire Thomson
  • Samina
  • Liz James
  • Tabitha Skinner
  • Valentina
  • Sally Jones
Monday, 14th of October 2019
Led by Pritesh Mistry

Seven brave Brent folk ignored the rain and hit the streets and ran 4km to help out Brent Mencap.

Despite the horrid weather a good group of weren't about to miss out on our Monday fix of doing good and getting fit.

With no new folk joining us tonight the intro was rather infirmary but we got through it all with the main news being the Brent social on Friday and the unofficial GG10 party on November 8th. I outlined the task which was a good spring clean around the Mencap building and offered up some health and safety tips. Thanks to Tabitha for the additional tip on how mixing cleaning products can be bad - I did not know that!

With a quick run down it wasn't long before we were at the task and Ann was talking us through the history and purpose of the Mencap group in Brent and the tasks on hand.

We split into groups and got on with it:

  • Samina and Claire took on the outside drive, sweeping, litter picking and washing the drive way.
  • Sally and Val took on the first stairway and surrounding areas wiping down, cleaning and hoovering
  • Tabitha and Liz took on the second stairway also hoovering, wiping down and clearing

After a good 40 minutes of work we were all done, and with Ann's thanks in our ears we said our goodbyes and headed off. With no time for a fitness session we took a longer route back (including a hill), everyone worked hard to get back and we were at the Queensbury ready to stretch just in time!

A great evening everyone!


Report written by Pritesh Mistry

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Pritesh Mistry

Pritesh Mistry
GoodGym Brent Trainer; GG Race Team Chairman & Treasurer; qualified EA/GG Run Leader. Used to do socials.

Runners helping out

  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Tabitha Skinner
    • Claire Thomson

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