Group run

The Green Party

15 GoodGymers made their way 4.1km to help the Samye Mindfulness and Well being Centre in Cardiff.

  • Michael
  • Emma Wilkins
  • Hayley
  • Ellen
  • Aimee Giles
  • Emma Hughes-McEwan
  • Andrew Skelton
  • Nicholas Webster
  • Cardiff runner
  • Llion Wigley
  • Catherine Hughes
  • Estelle
  • Jamie Emerson
  • Hannah Hainsworth
  • Cardiff runner
Tuesday, 11th of January 2022
Led by Michael

Our Second group task of the year and a return to Samye Foundation. Today 15 of the goodgym Cardiff Crew got together for the task at hand. We split into our two groups, the walkers making their way straight to the task, whilst Michael led the runners a longer way around to make up their KMs.

We soon made our way to Samye and were welcomed by the lovely Lorraine, with water ready to quench our thirsts. Tonight we were;

  • Cleaning under the gazebo and weeding so that it would be spruced up ready for the locals to be able to sit under there.
  • Weeding the back yard space, again to allow the locals to use the enjoy the space and get it Spring ready.
  • Finally after all the green finger work it was more green finger work - panting the shed a nice green.

Speaking of green fingers.......Who has ever seen this wonderfully weird character...........Green Claws

But I digress, the lights were put out so that each team could see their task at hand. Those at the front swept, weeded and made it all look as good as new. All the leaves swept were put into the planters to keep the bulbs that were sprouting nice and warm. Out back we were going feral on all fours as any weed between paving slabs were removed and bagged up, whilst the painters got to work turning the shed from Red to Green.

Tools down - it's time for some soup to warm us up and get us fuelled up to head back.

The Shed will need some additional work - I feel a repeat task coming UP...

Looking for something to do this Weekend? Why not join in and help us with the goodgym January Challenge.

Saturday 10:00 We will be helping the new community space at Riverside Medical Centre by loading turf into a vehicle from up the road in Canton

Saturday 12:00 Back to StarGarAllot again to help take down a greenhouse and make space for their new polytunnel....and I hear Camilla may be bringing soup

Sunday 09:00 We will be helping out at Junior parkrun

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NEXT TUESDAY - sees us returning to Church of Saint Edward to help finish pruning the buddleia and weed the raised beds ready to be used by the 'Forget Me Not' Cafe regulars come Spring. Sign Up HERE

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Led by Michael

Goodgym Area Activator for Cardiff & the Vale, I believe in the transformative power of running & the Arts

Runners helping out
  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Aimee Giles
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Ellen

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