Group run

We fought the lawn… and the lawn won

6 runners ran 1.7km to help the Parvaaz Project in Slough.

  • Manjit Birk
  • Slough runner
  • Sandy Dhaliwal
  • Pam Banga
  • Simmi Arora
  • Claire
Monday, 4th of October 2021
Led by Manjit Birk

Tonight was a first of many ...

  • First time we helped at Parvaaz's new premises in Taplow

  • First task for Sutyee after her first marathon

  • First task for me after my first virtual marathon.

Your pace or mine

With all that weekend activity, there was no running involved tonight... the team were more than happy to walk the short distance at my snail's pace!

Shear joy

The task was to cut back all the shrubbery and mow the lawn, with newly purchased shears and mower we were raring to go!

With all the night lights out (it really is that time of year again!), we actually did really well to get the job done!

There is something theraputic about gardening in the dark! With a great team on hand... we were on a 'winning streak'

  • We had Sandy The Shearer! giving the hedge a really good cut back and sides

  • On the right we had Simmi The Strimmer cutting the bushes then off showing her mowing skills

  • Whilst Pam The Pruner pruned the hedges

  • The Cutter Claire had already made a start on the side bushes before we even got there... and last but not least we had

  • The Jack of all Trades Sutyee giving us the task overview and doing a bit of this and a bit of that!

Despite the tired heavy legs ... we all 'kicked grass'

We even saved Freddie the Frog from the blades of the lawn mower .. well done Pam for spotting him/her!

Round one complete, we agreed to rebook in another task in a few weeks time to finish off the areas we missed tonight.

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Manjit Birk
Led by Manjit Birk

Area Activator for Slough....Running is my passion....Marathons to park runs I love them all! Running alone to running in pairs or groups

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