Ealing

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Swept round the u-bend

2 GoodGymers made their way to help the Ealing Half Marathon CIC in Ealing.

  • Harvey Gallagher
  • Tom Kerry
 
Friday, 1st of March 2024
 
Led by Harvey Gallagher
he/him

An important role for GoodGym at today's Ealing Mile - chalking out directions around the course.

Then it rained.

Then it rained some more.

Now, the chalk wasn't washed away, but the need for directions changed to a need for warning of wet pavements and wet feet ahead.

Next, we marshalled around the course.

Then the sun came out.

But it was still wet.

The traditional role of marshals is to point runners in the right direction and offer encouragement. Today, we proferred warnings not to cut the corner too tight so as to avoid the muddy patch as the runners swept round the u-bend.

Then the sun came out.

Then it got quite nice, actually. See you next month, Ealing Mile@

Report written by Harvey Gallagher


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Kash
Kash
Saturday March 2nd, 2024 20:22

All seasons in one lunch hour at Ealing Mile. Cool cover photo!

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Harvey Gallagher
Led by Harvey Gallagher

Father of 5, grandfather, CEO of small not-for-profit, Coach in Running Fitnes (CiRF). Loves Parkrun, music and football

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