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14 runners ran 6.0km to help the Cafe Connect in Haringey.
- Wednesday, 2nd of August 2017
- Led by Pennie Varvarides
This week 12 GoodGym-ers ran 6km (ish) to deliver fliers for a new community centre opening in Down Lane Park in Tottenham Hale.
Leyla and Laura from Living Under 1 Sun and Friends of Tottenham Green met us at the start point with fliers for us to deliver to spread the word to the local residents of their wonderful new project at the bowling green. Leyla did some great explaining of how much they've already been through to get the project off the ground and we're happy to help spread the word.
We then had a quick intro – where we welcomed a GG newbie, Kerstin for her very first run (give her a cheer!) – and a quick warm up, testing everybody's reflexes, before heading off in a loop towards the park.
An easy mile later, including a couple of sprints along the way, and it was time to split into teams. With military precision we covered several streets, engaging with local people curious about what we were doing along the way. After 30 minutes of flyering it was time to head to the park for a quick fitness session.
Chi requested leading a quick workout, including burpees, mountain climbers and abs. We finished up with a quick plank war, before gathering for a group photo. Everybody pulled some great 'we're friends' faces (as you can see).
Claire came up with this week's pun – for the third week in a row. She definitely deserves a cheer for that – she's only come on three runs!
We then quickly ran back to base for some stretches and a debrief. Great job, team!
Report written by Pennie Varvarides
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