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Twenty Eight Weeks Later - and not a Zombie in Sight!

16 runners ran to help the Seven Fields parkrun and Lydiard parkrun in Swindon.

  • Emma Sperring
  • Ashleigh Netherton
  • Jo O'Leary
  • Teresa Sugden
  • Samantha Biggs
  • Richard Curtis
  • Swindon runner
  • Jason Higgs
  • Tracey C
  • Kirsty Hodgson
  • Carly
  • Gabrielle Newson
  • Swindon runner
  • Cath Rose
  • Joanne Stillman
Sunday, 27th of September 2020
Led by Emma Sperring

I'm no film buff, but a quick Google tells me that 'Twenty Eight Weeks Later' is a film where six months after the Rage virus turned half of Britain into zombies, the US Army helps secure London for the survivors after a carrier of the virus enters the city and the horror begins once again.

Well, it might be week 28 of virtual parkrun in Swindon, but no Zombies were spotted by Team GoodGym as we paced, tailwalked and marshalled the event. Phew!

So what did happen?

๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ lenty of PBs...the PB bell rang 15 times ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

๐Ÿ…ฐ๏ธutumn sunshine...and beautiful blue skies๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒ„

ยฎ๏ธunners...joggers, and walkers; 113 people taking part ๐Ÿƒโ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ™‚๏ธ

Keeping our spirits up...while we can't be together

ยฎ๏ธed....and black shirts of GoodGym with you all the way โค๏ธ๐Ÿ–ค

Uplifting...support and camaraderie in strange times ๐Ÿค—

Not...long until we can do it all again! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

And in the all important stats for week 28, the 28th woman was our very own Gaby Newson โค๏ธ๐Ÿ–ค

Together over the last 6 months, we've run 21000km - more than half way round the world ๐Ÿ’ช๐ŸŒ But far more important is the support and friendship in our running community - it's no wonder Swindon has been named as the most thoughtful place in the UK!

Report written by Jo O'Leary

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Emma Sperring
Emma Sperring
Tuesday September 29th, 2020 09:52

Lovely report - thank you Jo โ˜บ๏ธ

Tuesday September 29th, 2020 10:19

Great report thanks Jo

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Emma Sperring

Emma Sperring
Loves parkrun ๐ŸŒณ Also likes to drink (too much) coffee โ˜•๏ธ and eat (Alethiaโ€™s) home made cakes ๐Ÿ˜‹ ๐Ÿฐ !

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    Take photos for the run report

    • Jo O'Leary
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    Will be in charge of writing the run report

    • Jo O'Leary

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