Group run

Turning over a new leaf-let

38 runners ran 5.5km to help the Redcliffe and Hotwells Community Development in Bristol.

  • Ivo
  • Bristol runner
  • Bristol runner
  • Caroline
  • Bristol runner
  • Paul Becker
  • Bristol runner
  • Bristol runner
  • Lisa Elliott
  • Richard Breakspear
  • Dave Guest
  • Melanie Young
  • Bristol runner
  • Mair Smith
  • Sally Williams
  • Vito
  • Fiona Lewis
  • Jack Bradley
  • Alison Davidson
  • Alexis Wiseman
  • Kait Kirwan
  • Emma
  • Tim
  • VaguelyNorthernDarren
  • Bristol runner
  • Zdeni Cervena
  • Bristol runner
  • Joe Hounsham
  • Alexandra
  • Bristol runner
  • Sarah Jelbert
  • Kate
  • Stefano
  • Nia Evans
  • Cerys Hughes
  • Johan Curzon
  • Robin Hancock
  • Removed User
Tuesday, 2nd of October 2018
Led by Melanie Young

When you're leading a GoodGym run for the first time, it's really lovely (very scary) to have Ivo, the illustrious founder of GoodGym, along for the ride. We're sure Shona is enjoying her holiday whilst we keep up the good deeds in Bristol. My Shona impression went down very well, and we were very efficient at shooing the baby starfish.

Although the run was advertised as 9K, I reassured everyone it was more like 0.9K, and it was actually only 0.6K when we'd crossed all three zebra crossings to safely arrive at FaithSpace. The lovely organisers wanted some help with gardening, mainly turning over some huge compost heaps, and some leaflet distributing for their upcoming Autumn Extravaganza. WIth 37 GooodGymmers we soon made short shrift of the leafleting and were able to head off for some extra fitness training by running around the Harbour Loop with a few challenges thrown in by the run leaders - thanks Paul, Dave, Gary and everyone else who took off around the harbour, and to our gardening run leaders Alison, Jack, Patrick and Maria. We have left another organisation utterly impressed with what we can achieve. And had a surprising 5K extra run on a lovely evening in Bristol.

A big Bristol GG welcome to Robin and João who joined us for the first time, we hope to see you again very soon.

Celebration time back at Queens Square after cool down and stretches, Mair has reached the great milestone of 50 good deeds and introduced the alternative and VERY popular celebration treat of chocolate buttons. They were perfect with a pot of tea.

Thanks for being kind to me as I was being Fake Shona I. Fake Shona II takes over next week...

Report written by Melanie Young

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Shona Buchanan
Shona Buchanan
Thursday October 4th, 2018 17:52

Sounds like a great night - thank you Mel! And well done Mair!!

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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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    • Dave Guest
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    • VaguelyNorthernDarren

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