Group run

Upcycling gets us emulsion-al

44 runners ran 3.0km to help the Northern Slopes Initiative and BS3 Community in Bristol.

  • Bristol runner
  • Chris Bennett
  • Bristol runner
  • Paul Becker
  • Bristol runner
  • Lisa Elliott
  • Richard Breakspear
  • Bristol runner
  • Melanie Young
  • Shona Buchanan
  • Bristol runner
  • Bristol runner
  • Mair Smith
  • Alison Davidson
  • Charlene
  • Felicity
  • Alexis Wiseman
  • Jenny Chak
  • Liam Scott
  • Kait Kirwan
  • Tim
  • Becky
  • Laura Spencer
  • Russ Cahill
  • Phill Stone
  • Nathalie Levi
  • Sarah Taylor
  • Simon Freakley
  • Tom Wild
  • Paulina Dubiel
  • Richard Joseph Gayle II
  • Joseph Mitchell
  • Darius Ghadiali
  • Abigail Murphy
  • Kerry Williams
  • Dulcie
  • Liana G
  • Becky
  • Steve
  • Beth Shedden
  • Christin Hoffmann
  • Nur Regina Shakirin Binti Jefree
  • Maddie Jardine
  • Jess Sanzo
Tuesday, 18th of February 2020
Led by Shona Buchanan

It's Tuesday, it's Group Run night and it didn't rain! Woohoo! In other great news, we had Christin, Regina, Maddie and Jess join us for the first time tonight - welcome!

Once we got warmed up, we split the group into our two tasks for the night, Northern Slopes and The Southville Centre.

Alison took a hardy group of 15 to Northern Slopes where they were continuing their task which was started (in the middle of Storm Dennis) on Saturday. Although it wasn't quite Storm Dennis, it was still pretty windy and cold up there, but the hardcore group got to work shifting brambles and clearing a pathway for when their trees are planted, so they can protect the birds nesting in the area. The tea and biscuits which were provided after this cold hard work were very welcome, then the group made their way back to warm up further back at Workout.

Like watching paint dry

Meanwhile, it was GoodGym DIY SOS at The Southville Centre tonight, where Hugh had set us up with five chest of drawers to sand, varnish and repaint and a hallway to give a fresh lick of paint to. Amid in the pedestrians going to Taekwondo and French classes, the group got them done in no time, and as we switched the fitness to task groups at the half-way point, there was even time to get a second coat in.

The group got some impressive hill sprints squats, press ups and planks in during their fitness slots too. After that, it was time to head back and revel in our new up-cycling skills. Brilliant work everyone!

Report written by Shona Buchanan

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Joseph Mitchell
Joseph Mitchell
Wednesday February 19th, 2020 09:30

Nothing like a bit of beginner scything, in the dark, in a gale on the Northern Slopes. With a scythe. :D

Shona Buchanan
Shona Buchanan
Thursday February 20th, 2020 10:05

Safety first!! Great scything :D

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Shona Buchanan

Shona Buchanan
Trainer for Bristol GoodGym. Continually running for that finishing slice of cake.

Runners helping out

  • Walk Leader

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Melanie Young
  • Back markers

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Charlene
    • Alison Davidson
    • Bristol runner
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