Croydon

Group run

We've got to have Peace

9 GoodGymers made their way 3.2km to help the Friends of Park Hill Rec in Croydon.

  • Emily Spicer
  • Conroy
  • Croydon runner
  • Alicia
  • Rosalind Vince
  • Ingrid Buchanan
  • Nicola
  • Magdalena
  • Sivan
 
Tuesday, 2nd of May 2023
 
Led by Conroy

On Tuesday we ran/walk 3km to and from Park Hill, where Josi had an exciting task for us. Last October we did a few sessions working on our Peace Pole.

Tuesday was going to be the day we planted it along with there others done by other community organisations within Croydon. Armed with post hole diggers, a sledge hammer, a step ladder, bags of postcrete and a spade 5 of us set about preparing the spot that was identified for three of the peace poles.

While 5 of us worked on getting the Peace Poles into the ground, the other four members of the group under the watchful eyes of Ros set about weeding the GoodGym area of the garden. With Ros keeping a watchful eye on them I was able to assist the others in securing the poles into the ground.

It was quite satisfying that while we were busy working, weeding and securing the poles into ground members of the community were showing interest in what we were doing and asking questions. One lady even took some time out to sit on one of the benches to take in and appreciate the artwork on the peace poles.

Are you looking for something to do on Monday in Croydon, between 14:00 - 17:30? Faiths Together is having their annual Big Picnic in Park Hill, all are invited to join the fun, games and fellowship. Also take an opportunity to have a wonder in the walled garden to see our peace poles.

Come and join us next week as we head over to St Augustine to assist Sue in the Church Garden

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Conroy
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Just a regular guy, who likes running, doing my bit for the community.

GoodGymers helping out
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the session report

    • Magdalena
  • Walk Leaders

    Lead a walking group to the task

    • Magdalena
    • Rosalind Vince
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Nicola

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