We'ed deaf-initely love to do more gardening!
10 runners ran 7.3km to help the Action on hearing loss in Bath.
- Tuesday, 10th of March 2020
- Led by Sam Ollason
GoodGym Bath ran out to Twerton to do do some gardening tasks in the grounds of Action on Hearing Loss. We weeded, cleaned moss and swept up leaves to keep the pathways safe and tidy. This is one of our longer runs and we were all worn out by the time we got back to the leisure centre!
When we met at the leisure centre I shared the latest GoodGym news: * We have lots of exciting runs coming up in the next few weeks and we will start doing more outdoor tasks once the clocks go forward. * This weekend is the Bath Half and there will be a GG cheer squad somewhere around the route. Keep an eye in the GG Bath WhatsApp chat for more information (ask me if you would like to be added).
On with the task!
We ran through town and along Lower Bristol Road out to the task. Action on Hearing Loss is a shared living space for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Some residents also have sight impediments. We regularly go and help Evan, who looks after the grounds there, to maintain the outdoor spaces. Last night we mainly worked in the space towards the back of the grounds. We weeded and cleared out a flower bed that is maintained by the residents, getting it ready for spring planting. We also cleared the steps and the walkway to one of the entrances to the car park.
Overall we filled up a large wheelbarrow full of garden waste which was a great achievement for the group of us in just over half an hour. We stopped to take a picture by the lion and then we headed home.
Thanks to Rachel and Emily for backmarking for us and thanks to Evan and his team for hosting us for the evening. We were really pleased with what we achieved and we shall return!
Report written by Sam Ollason
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