Bristol

Group run

The Shed, The Compost Bin and the plethora of brushes

12 GoodGymers made their way 5.7km to help the BS3 Community - Southville Centre in Bristol.

  • Bristol runner
  • David Head
  • Richard Breakspear
  • Bristol runner
  • Melanie Young
  • Alexis Wiseman
  • Katie Thomas
  • VaguelyNorthernDarren
  • Jason Thorne
  • Ed Newman
  • Bristol runner
  • Arron
 
Tuesday, 24th of October 2023
 
Led by Melanie Young
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It was a warmer but not quite dry evening that greeted GoodGym Bristol on an evening when the walkers outnumbered the runners, who ran around the top of the harbour as Vauxhall Bridge is the latest to close for repairs with Sarah setting the pace. The walkers stuck with the short route over the re-opened Gaol Ferry Bridge and managed a lot of chat on the way, including finding out facts about Arron on his first group run and catching up with Katie who was back for her first group run on a while. Welcome!

Hugh has moved on from BS3 Community but the playground/outdoor space still needs looking after so we were met by Kay on reception duties and shown The Shed, The Compost Bin and the plethora of brushes for the task. A lack of hand tools was more than overcome with the discovery of a huge pick axe with a tiny pointy bit to get into the edges that needed weeding.

David Head was most chivalrous in lighting Sarah's way up to the compost bin with his Head torch (get it?), marginally less so on her way down. Having emptied the last bin of leaves and pick-axed weeds from the playground edges, there was a bit of time for football skills and a quick ride for those GoodGymmers with less-long legs - go Alexis!

Well done everyone - Kay was really impressed (although it was dark...) and Frances may have found a removal company for her imminent house move.

Report written by Melanie Young


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Bristol runner
Bristol runner
Wednesday October 25th, 2023 21:10

Head torch!

Alexis Wiseman
Alexis Wiseman
Wednesday October 25th, 2023 22:22

Great report, I had signed up to write this report, so thanks for doing it, you have done a much better job than I would have done :)

Jason Thorne
Jason Thorne
Wednesday October 25th, 2023 22:31

Lexi, how long did it take you to cycle home?!

David Head
David Head
Thursday October 26th, 2023 07:00

🤣 fun evening thank you

Alexis Wiseman
Alexis Wiseman
Saturday October 28th, 2023 17:26

Jason, I am still going....

Jason Thorne
Jason Thorne
Saturday October 28th, 2023 21:21

Ha ha!

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Melanie Young
Led by Melanie Young

Loves being outdoors and being active, helping make the world a happier place to be one day at a time. Eats cake.

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    • David Head

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