Portsmouth

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We ♡ Kingston Rec!

11 runners ran to help the Portsmouth Residents and Visitors in Portsmouth.

  • Jo Kitching
  • Portsmouth runner
  • Val Cameron
  • Judy Knapp
  • Louisa
  • Katie London
  • Sarah Wilson
  • Maxine VSG
  • Manuel Bruna
  • Lynn Spencer
  • Richard Clark-Lyons
 
Wednesday, 16th of September 2020
 
Led by Judy Knapp

GoodGym is part of the Fratton community and we are recognised when we turn up at Kingston Rec.

"Are you the cleaners?", some kids said to Katie L when she arrived with her litter picker.

"We've got 3 plastic bottles. Will you take them for recycling?", asked a teenage girl.

The Rec was as well-used as ever this evening - a group shooting basketball hoops, lads playing football, kids in the play area and cycling over the mounds and appropriately-sized groups of chatting teenagers and friendly dog walkers.

10 of us litter-picked and cheered on the GGers doing their 1km time trial as they sped past.

And then there was India's divine cake to celebrate Val's 100th good deed - happy centenary, Val!

What a great way to end our evening... and in every single report about this park, I always have to say.... I LOVE KINGSTON REC!

Report written by Judy Knapp


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