Group run

Thistle Show 'Em!

11 runners ran 5km to help the Friends of Lordship Rec in Haringey.

  • Sam Chapman
  • Sarah Moore
  • Patrick Luong
  • John Shirley
  • Haringey runner
  • Niamh Ni Longain
  • Julie Fisher
  • Nurjehan
  • Kapil
  • Charlie Linton
  • Haringey runner
Wednesday, 4th of August 2021
Led by Euclides Montes

This week, the Friends of Lordship Rec needed a team of volunteers to help maintain their wildflower meadow. Caroline and Colette wanted us to pull up fast-growing thistles to allow other species to grow and thrive. They saw the 11 GoodGymmers and thought, “THISTLE do!”

So we ROSE to the challenge, donned our (FOX)GLOVES, and got to work. The idea is for the thistles in that area to be removed once and FLORAL.

We put the PETAL to the metal, and while we were busily working, a rival running group ran past. We shook our fists and thistles at them saying “THISTLE show them!” to get them off our TURF! Just POLLEN your leg - we hope they enjoyed a nice run too.

Unfortunately, Euclides wasn’t able to join the task after a fall on the way to the task and he hurt his (PEO)NIES (his knee)! But we are all ROOTing for him to have a speedy recovery and hope he’s feeling BOUQUET.

At the end of the session, we piled up all our thistles, said goodbye, and headed off in search for home, food, or ping pong tables.

Report written by Charlie Linton

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Euclides Montes
Euclides Montes
Monday August 9th, 2021 10:46

My (peo)nies is fine 😅

Haringey runner
Haringey runner
Monday August 9th, 2021 12:38

Awesome report!

Haringey runner
Haringey runner
Tuesday August 10th, 2021 22:09

Amazing report

Wednesday August 11th, 2021 09:12

Poetic justice.

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Euclides Montes
Led by Euclides Montes

Goodgym Haringey Trainer. Shorts/T-shirt evangelist. Burpee agnostic. Funtimes believer.

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