Brent

Group run

Weed all About It!

7 GoodGymers made their way 8.0km to help the Clitterhouse Farm House in Brent.

  • Samina
  • Liz James
  • Tabitha Skinner
  • Sabina Carchesio
  • Pete
  • Helen Ray-Jones
  • Rebecca Marston
 
Monday, 23rd of May 2022
 
Led by Liz James

Samina, Liz, Tabitha, Pete and Sabina all met at Papagayo to start the goodgym group run to go to Clitterhouse for gardening.

We had the usual hello chatter, "how was your week", "isn't this weather weird", "let's hope it stops raining". When we had all arrived we started the warm up.

We tied the pumpkin plants to stalks at Clitterhouse farm, then ran back to our favourite haunt.

Tabitha pulled weeds with confidence, some were more stubborn than others but had success in the end. Samina and Becka were there too

Pete and Liz were required for manual labour and weight lifting. Their tast was to move building rubbish out of sight ready for the cafe opening. There were also two extremely heavy crates to move. This was followed by weeding and sweeping.

Samina and Helen were busy "staking their claim" on the corn crop.

No more floppy stems

after expert tying to bamboo poles

and Liz and Pete did some marvelous weeding

The weeding job was very tricky, a full body work out standing up and pulling from the roots. After 30 minutes we had made a great difference but sadly were not able to remove them all...but will return soon we are sure.

We ran back to the pub for some group stretching exercises, then into our favourite pub for our usual weekly drinks.

Rebecca arrived...and everyone rejoiced

We had a round robin for the cool down stretches, followed by...

Pete and Helen had a sprint for the finish- with Pete the clear victor. After a round of stretches, we called it a night and retreated to Papagayo for a well deserved beverage.

Cheers Team Brent!

Report written by Tabitha Skinner


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Tabitha Skinner
Tabitha Skinner
Monday May 23rd, 2022 23:28

Thanks to everyone for your blind contributions to the report!

Pete
Pete
Tuesday May 24th, 2022 14:41

Ace report team 😉(though Helen did join at the very beginning 👱‍♀️)

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Liz James
Led by Liz James

GoodGym Brent Run Leader

Runners helping out
  • Photographers

    Take photos for the run report

    • Tabitha Skinner
    • Samina
  • Report Writers

    Will be in charge of writing the run report

    • Rebecca Marston
    • Helen Ray-Jones
    • Pete
    • Tabitha Skinner
    • Samina
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Tabitha Skinner

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