Richmond

Group run

The Holly and the I-VIneyard

25 runners ran 6.4km to help the The Vineyard Centre in Richmond.

  • Jessie Shaw
  • Richmond runner
  • Jenna Barun
  • Mark Barun
  • Laura Hall
  • Jane Yelloly
  • Luke Woodward
  • Jenny Murray
  • Anita
  • Eva-Lucia Llewellyn
  • Jason Balecke
  • Samuel Brown
  • JP
  • Teresa Gebski
  • Nat
  • Lenka Leva
  • Adam Stephens
  • Mena D'Auria
  • Cathy Aicardi
  • Ciara
  • Leticia Bessel
  • Harry Capewell
  • Ellen D
  • Aaisha Iqbal
  • Gavin
 
Monday, 18th of November 2019
 
Led by Mark Barun

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas as a wise man once said.

Facing the wintery temperatures of Richmond Green and celebrating Jennaโ€™s birthday during the warm โ€“ up, fuelled by celebration chocolates, the Good Gymers were certainly determined to prove that was the case this evening at one of the local community charities in Richmond called The Vineyard.

The Vineyard Project sees itself as a place for the healing of personal loneliness, the development of a sense of community and the breaking down of divisions in the locality, facilitating communications between sources of help and of need.โ€

What better way to symbolise what this charity represents than by helping them prepare and decorate for this well-known season that encourages the warmth of family time and togetherness.

Among those decorations assembled and hung up included typical red and green decorations being dangled from the ceiling, Christmas trees being prepared and carefully placed and neon flashing lights successfully turned on.

The Good Gymers were subsequently well rewarded for their festive work with delicious pastry treats.

Congratulations to Ellen, Aaisha and Gavin for completing their first Good Gym run this evening, well done to Leticia, Luke and Jessie for doing a first Good Gym run in Richmond. Finally, welcome back to Teresa who successfully led the walking group this evening. Yay she is back!!

See you next Monday at Wholefoods for what promises to be another rewarding task of brightening up the community Landmarks centre in Teddington!

Report written by Adam Stephens


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Laura Hall
Laura Hall
Tuesday November 19th, 2019 10:43

Lovely report Adam!

Adam Stephens
Adam Stephens
Tuesday November 19th, 2019 13:38

Thanks Laura!

Redbridge runner
Redbridge runner
Wednesday November 20th, 2019 13:21

What a fun festive task! Well done everyone

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Mark Barun

Mark Barun
Run Trainer for GG Richmond and GG Kingston. Also a qualified Personal Trainer. Love running for mindfullness and mental wellbeing.

Runners helping out

  • Walk Leaders

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Teresa Gebski
    • Laura Hall
  • Report Writer

    Will be in charge of writing the run report

    • Adam Stephens
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Jenny Murray

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