Sussing it out on the Sustrans National Cycle Network
24 runners ran 4.1km to help the SUSTRANS and SUSTRANS in Sheffield.
- Monday, 3rd of February 2020
- Led by Tom Mutton
This week was cause for celebration with both ZOFIA & MIKE completing their 101st good deed with GG!
CONGRATS BOTH AND THANKS SO MUCH FOR BEING SO INVOLVED!
We also welcomed a new runner into the fold, please welcome, support and cheer;
With the first group run of Feb being a brisk one with a lot of wind (weather, not flatulence), we set sail after a quick group photo celebrating Zof and Mike's achievements to meet with Sustrans Stalwart Simon who as ever (even with a cold) was committed enough to load up his van with all manner of tools and meet us to volunteer himself and meet with us and give a brief of tonights task...
The site of the Durham Ox is an area we go back to every few months to keep it in order and use for all the users and Simon highlighted this really has been noticed, noted and is appreciated by users and nearby residents alike.
We got straight to task with a mixture of;
- Litter picking
- Drain clearing
We got to three different sites around the Durham Ox site and collected 7 bags full of litter and made the paths much more presentable and attractive to use.
On route back we made a few stops for some fitness which this week included;
- Clock Lunges
- Star Jumps
- Knee Up's
- Group Piston Squats
- Stair Squats
- Stairs, lots of stairs...
After stretching off we headed inside for some delicious home made lemon cake kindly made by Mike and his youngsters, thanks Mike and family!
Until next week, happy running :)
Report written by Tom Mutton
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Led by Tom Mutton
Sheffield Trainer. PT, England Athletics Coach in Running Fitness & Tutor.
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