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Taking out the Trash

8 runners ran 8.6km to help the Chelmsford Council in Chelmsford.

  • Laurie Glendinning
  • Rachel McK
  • Rich Walker
  • David Chatterjee
  • Jenny Skinner
  • Catherine Offord
  • Andy Holmes
  • Russell
Tuesday, 30th of June 2020
Led by David Chatterjee

A taste of normality arrived with our first sort-of GoodGym run since March!

The evening started off muggy as we met at our usual place - on a Tuesday this time to ensure Jenny could make it. Only fair after she helped us escape the Witch's Tower last week.

It was lovely to see a small, socially distanced group of us. We have missed our GoodGym runs and we'd spied some litter that had our name on it down by the Bunny Walks!

On the way there we bumped into Rich, who came along for a pick. We got the pickers and some bags, wiping them down before jogging on down. We filled up four bags of rubbish, while learning a lot about Russell's strange seduction technique, dropped the pickers back off and ran a loop on back.

Oh, and we also saw a lovely cat!

All told, the run was about 6km at a leisurely pace. It was just lovely to see some of the GoodGymers again! Staying socially distanced and not having a group hug was tough but we just about managed it. We will try and do something similar on 15th July - dependent on Government advice.

Stay safe and happy running!

Report written by David Chatterjee

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