Southwark

Training session

Whats-is-name?

4 GoodGymers made their way on a training session in Southwark.

  • Hackney runner
  • Islington runner
  • Ian Gostling
  • Emily
 
Sunday, 14th of March 2021
 
Led by Ian Gostling

4 runners took part in the latest Challenge, Whats-is-name?!

There are many street names around the country that are named after a person's first name or surname. So the challenge was to look out for any names whilst out on a run this week, and tell us who you see!

Phil came up trumps managing to successfully find Philip Walk.

But poor Emily didn't have quite as much luck, setting off on a long run to visit Emily Street, only to find the street name was missing. Thankfully Aidan improvised and created a paper sign to make up for it - great idea! Together they also spotted Shirley, a nod to regular GoodGym runner John Shirley.

Ian ran to two locations where street names are specially named after famous local residents. Geoffrey Watling Way, outside the Norwich City football ground, is named after the longest serving chairman and president of NCFC. And Elizabeth Fry Road which is named after a local resident, whose image could be found on the back of a £5 note! She is famous for her work as a campaigner for prison reform.

Well done everyone, here's to the next challenge Follow your compass.

Report written by Ian Gostling


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