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11 GoodGymers made their way to help the Chelmsford Parkrun in Chelmsford.

  • Laurie Glendinning
  • Rachel McK
  • Rich Walker
  • David Chatterjee
  • Fay Downing
  • Paul Fisk
  • Sallyann Jeffrey
  • Martin George
  • Joe
  • Richard
  • Ailyn Bernardo
Saturday, 1st of July 2023
Led by Laurie Glendinning

11 GoodGymers were up bright and early to volunteer at Chelmsford Parkrun this morning. It was a very special occasion, (some would say even bigger than Rich's wedding), as there were lots of milestones to celebrate today. Rich was celebrating his 250th run (walk) and 50th volunteer for Parkrun. Wanting to keep it low key he came with just the two yellow balloons in order not to draw attention to himself. David was also celebrating his 200th good deed for GoodGym. Everyone else was celebrating the fact they were doing good and had breakfast to look forward to!

Fay, Joe and Paul headed off to their marshal positions. Richard and Martin were entrusted with the bikes. Rich and Sallyann followed up the rear as the tailwalkers. David and Cherry were barcode scanning and Laurie and Rachel were token sorting. Despite an early shower, the morning was mainly dry, if not particularly sunny. 673 parkrunners made it round the course and once we had returned our lanyards and high-viz we made our way over to Bill's for breakfast, having said goodbye to David and Sallyann en route. Andy was obviously missing us while on holiday as he joined us in spirit from Bill's in Lanzarote!

After some discussion it was decided we should get a team together for the Ale House pub quiz tomorrow night, so we have an impromptu social coming up. You can sign up here

Next week, for our group run, we are at Broomfield allotments for a spot of gardening, you can sign up here

Special thanks to the parkrun photographers who contributed to our photo gallery today

Report written by Fay Downing

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Laurie Glendinning
Led by Laurie Glendinning

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    • Fay Downing
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    • Joe
    • David Chatterjee

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