Kingston upon Thames

Community mission

Weedid it

5 runners ran to help the Kingston Environment Centre in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Jane Yelloly
  • Rob Haworth
  • Kay George Dowd
  • Claire Dunne
  • Rositsa Ivanova Bakova
Tuesday, 1st of September 2020
Led by Mark Barun

Back to school for some back to the eco centre for GoodGym. The community garden was in need of some old fashioned weeding, sweeping and general tidying and we were only too happy to assist. Arriving by bike, bus and foot, we were greeted by a friendly smile and nice clear sign. The jobs were simple and plentiful, weed, sweep, tidy and paint if there was time. Everyone set to work in their chosen socially distant areas and soon the compost was literally piling up. Thankfully there was time for Jane and Kay to show off their straight line painting skills, by marking the edge of the steps with paint and an upside down plant pot for a straight edge. A for effort, and that's all that counts right? Welcome back to Kay, almost a year on from her first group run and welcome to Rosy from Richmond/Ham. Look forward to seeing you both again soon. Keep your eyes peeled for a return visit in October where there will be piles of leaves to sweep and the promise of mint tea!

Report written by Rob Haworth

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