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12 runners ran to help the Tree musketeers in Hackney.

  • Hackney runner
  • Patrick Luong
  • Christophe
  • Eva Sharpe
  • Clair Sim
  • Sophie Fontes
  • Frank
  • Isabelle
  • Deirdre
  • Amanda Norrlander
  • Hannah Storey
  • Becky
Saturday, 14th of December 2019
Led by Clair Sim

A hardy bunch of goodgymers braved the wind and freezing rain to join the Tree Musketeers in another tree planting session on Well Street Common. Kudos to first timers Sophie, Hannah and Becky for getting started on their goodgym journey. But first... Congratulations to Eva who ran her 100th parkrun at Hackney Marshes this morning. That kind of achievement deserves special recognition in the form of personalised biscuits no less! Back at Well Street, Hackney Goodgym have honed the tree planting routine and operate like a well oiled machine. Dig hole (square), insert tree, fill in hole, insert stake, cover with guard and a good helping of mulch for protection. Those oak trees should be set for the next 700 years. After a couple of hours we were beginning to lose feeling in our extremities so decided to remedy this with a mulled wine at the pub. Nice work team.

Report written by Clair Sim

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Redbridge runner
Redbridge runner
Saturday December 14th, 2019 17:48

Great stuff, well done! Congratulations on your 100 parkruns, Eva & Amazing biscuits, Clair!

Hannah Storey
Hannah Storey
Monday December 16th, 2019 10:25

Had a great time! Thanks so much for organising, can't wait for the next one :)

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Clair Sim
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