Oxford

Group run

‘Twas the Last Task Before Christmas

13 runners ran 3.4km to help the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Oxford.

  • Anwen Greenaway
  • Bethan Greenaway
  • Mark
  • Trev
  • Alice
  • Sarah McFadden
  • Holly
  • Ben Foster
  • Louise Hall
  • Emma
  • Shati Patel
  • Ben Gremson
  • Azul
 
Wednesday, 22nd of December 2021
 
Led by Anwen Greenaway

'Twas the last task before Christmas, and all through the night,
No creature was stirring due to coronavirus fright;
Pickers were brought to the Churchill with care;
With the plan for the GoodGym crew soon to be there;
The patients were nestled all snug in their beds;
While visions in hi-vis cleaned litter and mess;
With Mark in his short-shorts and Trev in red hat,
We set off to sort out the masks, cans and crap;
When out in the car park there arose such a clatter;
No accident, but simply a santa-in-a-van matter;
All round the hospital we flew like a flash;
As wind blew and rain fell we started to dash;
Head torches lighting up newly dropped masks;
This was one of our colder GoodGym tasks;
When what to our wondering eyes should appear;
But a bench dedicated to a father so dear;
With the GoodGymers all so lively and quick;
We cleaned up that hospital all span and spick;
Then we sprang to our bicycles and got ready to run;
You wouldn't think it but pre-Christmas plogging is fun;
And we heard them all call as they whizzed out of sight -
Merry Christmas to All and to All a Good Night!

Welcome to GoodGym Azul!

Well done on your 10th Good Deed Shati!

Report written by Anwen Greenaway


Discuss this report

sign in to add a comment

Anwen Greenaway
Led by Anwen Greenaway

Goodgym Coordinator for Oxford. Trail runner, often muddy.

Runners helping out
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the run report

    • Mark

Share the love

Join us on the next run

Oxford Mutual Aid evening shift

Wednesday 18:00 - 19:30
Led by Anwen Greenaway
Richard Benson Hall

Find out more

Become a member

with an optional monthly donation

  • Run to help older people
  • Access sessions across the country
  • Claim your GoodGym t-shirt

Need help with a community project?

If you're a community organisation and have a physical task then we'd like to help.

Request a task

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more