17 runners ran 3.0km to help their local community in Southwark.
- Wednesday, 26th of September 2018
- Led by Lucy J
16 runners ran 4km to leaflet, litter pick and tidy up Southwark
Interested in what happened at the Shindig back in July? There's now a write up of how we're moving forward and details of how you can get involved. Have a look here.
Next week we're painting benches at Tigers RFC. It's a 6km run overall - sign up here.
Hello to Sian who joined us for the first time tonight!
We're already talking about the GoodGym abroad trip next year - it's in Sofia, the website isn't up yet but you can find out more and sign up on the GoodGym website here.
Good bin? That's rubbish!
Sadly Stuart Road Allotment's wasps are still in residence - the weather hasn't changed as much as they'd hoped so they're still there! So what did we do instead? Scavenger hunt time!
The basics - a point system for:
*picking up rubbish
*doing a boomerang
*shops/pubs with a 'A'
Most creative team photo
We had 45 minutes in our teams to rack up as many points as possible and meet back on the Rye for - guess what? Squats! Everyone loves the Sally Squat Challenge (google it for more info). We were leafletting to advertise missions to local people and to raise awareness for a Community Consultation Coffee Morning that Age UK Southwark are holding on Tuesday 9th October at 10.00am. The consultation is designed to hear the community's voices on how the Yalding Healthy Living & Learning Centre should move forward. It's a great opportunity to get involved with what's happening for older people in the local community. Spread the word!
Scores on the doors: Baggers in wooden spoon position with 31 points, The Raccoons in third place with 37, Swingbin were the runners up with a whopping 77 points and in peak position with 89 points were the Fishy Four!
In total we bagged up 7 full bags of rubbish from all over the Peckham/Nunhead end of the borough. A serious bit of cleaning up. Nice one! We also shifted all of our leaflets - bonus points for everyone!
We had fun, we did some good and we ended up at Batch after, enjoying a few Hump Day beverages and much needed food.
A great night everyone, look forward to seeing you next week.
Report written by Lucy J
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Ex-trainer for Southwark, defector to Sheffield. Marathon runner, ultra-experimenter, triathlete. www.runmindful.co.uk
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Wednesday 18:45 - 20:30
Led by Ian Gostling
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