Group run

To clean or not too clean

39 runners ran 9.0km to help the Portico Gallery in Lambeth.

  • Elise
  • Sophie Hedges
  • Lambeth runner
  • Ruth Taylor
  • Tom Benson
  • Mark Gilyead
  • Sam Hill
  • George Clarkson
  • John
  • Steve Jenkins
  • Rebecca
  • Tessa Hall
  • Aislin Mageean
  • Frances Collier-Wright
  • Michael Welsh
  • Zara
  • Nicky Woodall
  • Tim Wheatley
  • Lambeth runner
  • Alfie
  • Lambeth runner
  • Philip Woodall
  • David Ewens
  • Charlotte Emms
  • Lawrence D'Silva
  • Jessie Adams
  • Allie
  • Lambeth runner
  • Rebecca Dowse
  • Shauna
  • Sadie
  • Elena
  • Clare Silver
  • Kirsty Savage
  • Campbell Bradly
  • Fenella
  • Tarig Elomari
  • Charlie Courtney
  • Eva Rowson
Tuesday, 21st of January 2020
Led by Mark Gilyead

The Portico Gallery is an absolute gem of South London, hosting art exhibitions, tea parties, ceilidhs, yoga classes, an outdoor gym, craft workshops and even the occasional GoodGym wedding!

Tonight a killer team of GoodGym runners slogged it up the hill to help out with yet another interesting task;


We welcomed some fantastic new runners - Fenella, Tarig, Charlie and Eva and then split into 3 pace groups: speedy, medium and gentle, to take on the 4.5k run up to the Portico.

When we arrived, John told us about the West Norwood Feast - an awesome community gathering with food and crafts stalls which happens on the first Sunday of the month. John keeps some of the gazebos they use in the Portico and some live in the nearby leisure centre/swimming pool.

Our job was to sort the clean sides from the dirty sides. We got straight to it, with half the group heading to the leisure centre/swimming pool to do the same thing.

In no time at all, all gazebos were sorted and we hit the road, back to Papa's.

They were brilliant - John (via email)

NEXT WEEK we've got a NEW TASK - half the group will stick at Papa's for some gardening jobs and fitness drills whilst the other half will be heading to the YELLOW QUBE, a super cool community space on the way to Tulse Hill.

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Report written by Mark Gilyead

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Mark Gilyead

Mark Gilyead
Mostly runs for the train. On purpose obvs.

Runners helping out

  • Photographers

    Take photos for the run report

    • Charlotte Emms
    • George Clarkson
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Charlotte Emms
    • Alfie
    • Tim Wheatley
    • Nicky Woodall
    • Michael Welsh
    • George Clarkson
    • Ruth Taylor

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