Group run

Wet Painting

7 GoodGymers made their way 8.0km to help the Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich.

  • Ipswich runner
  • Robin Harper
  • Kerry Buckley
  • Tom Selby
  • Adeline
  • Brittany Kuhn
  • Richard
Monday, 9th of March 2020
Led by Ipswich runner

We thought the run of rainy Mondays had been broken.....turns out that was short lived as tonight was a very soggy evening.

Small numbers tonight perhaps due to a few races over the weekend including the Cambridge Half Marathon. The weather didn't look too bad as we arrived on the Waterfront but the rain started as we set out for the 2.5 mile run across town to Castle Hill Community Centre and was in full flow by the time we left the Centre.

Our task was to continue painting the toilets we had started on our last visit. Unfortunately due to the low number and limited painting equipment, progress was a little slower than usual and we weren't able to complete as much as we would have liked. The base coat of blue in the ladies was particularly challenging to cover up !

With heavy rain coming down, there was a slight reluctance to exit the main doors of the centre to start the return leg of the run. But after the first few splashy steps we enjoyed that hard core feeling you get when running in adverse conditions and even managed to avoid any soakings from passing cars...... though we were pretty much soaked through on arrival back at base.

Good work from everyone - hope you've dried out!

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Ian Duggan
Led by Ian Duggan

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GoodGymers helping out
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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Tom Selby

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