Cardiff

Group run

Star Drawers: Return to the Shed-Hi

14 runners ran 3.9km to help the Samye Mindfulness and Well being Centre in Cardiff.

  • Michael
  • Emma Wilkins
  • Su Fernandez
  • Aimee Giles
  • Martin Graff
  • Michelle Bacon
  • Cardiff runner
  • Andrew Skelton
  • Nicholas Webster
  • Emily Cotterill
  • Adam Hammond
  • Cardiff runner
  • Llion Wigley
  • Estelle
 
Tuesday, 8th of February 2022
 
Led by Michael

Tonight 14 goodgym lovelies returned to inside tasks for the first time this year - oh the joy of warmth......

But first - came the active travel, two groups left our starting point walking and running to the Samye Foundation. We had already started tasks there last month so this was our return trip to hopefully finish them off, and finish them we did.

As we arrived, the water was on it's way out to quench our thirsts. We took the opportunity to have a natter until the walkers joined us, whilst Lorraine and Michael got the wonderful whiteboard ready.

Our task list was ready - let's get reading and choose our task!

  1. Make space in the shed for the chest of drawers
  2. Finish painting the shed
  3. Vacuum the stairs
  4. 8 people to take apart and carry down the chest of drawers.
  5. Also carry down white wooden panels and any other misc items
  6. Take curtain poles and whiteboard up to attic
  7. Remove net curtains from the outside gazebo
  8. Weeding by the front gate

After some discussion, we split into our groups and got to work on the tasks, quickly removing anything that we needed from the shed before the keen painters got to work. The weeding started out the front, with more joining as other tasks were completed - like the curtains down from the gazebo.

The removal group moved the drawers, chest and all misc items like a flash - filling Lorraine's car ready to move before then starting on cleaning the stairs.

And, just as quickly as we had started - it was time to finish. Lorraine had put on some lovely vegan nibbles for everyone and it was nice to be able to chat for a bit before heading back and stretch out after our run.

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Led by Michael

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