Group run

Where's your shed at? Weed love to see you again next week

42 runners ran 5.0km to help the Coventry Resource Centre for the Blind in Coventry.

  • Hackney runner
  • John Hayes
  • Alix Guerber
  • Rob Tonks
  • Liz Pharoah
  • Coventry runner
  • Aaron Butler
  • Jennifer
  • Laura P
  • Balal Qureshi
  • Amber Tomlinson
  • Blake Waugh
  • Eleanor Johnstone
  • Catherine Coach Wiggins
  • Debora Stewart
  • Jo Mason
  • Meera Mistry
  • Syed Bukhari
  • James Trowsdale
  • Coventry runner
  • Dan Walker
  • Mo Smith
  • Pia
  • Malcolm Walker
  • Coventry runner
  • Cristiana Currah
  • Jackie Dines
  • Nick Valentine
  • Alex Hacking
  • Erin Wright
  • Fiona Wiggins
  • Pierre Salmon
  • Susanne Foellmer
  • Matthew Hadlum
  • Damian
  • James Mannion
  • Eoin Spelman
  • Damian Pharoah
  • Martin Murphy
  • Judith Simmonds
  • Clare McKenzie
  • Mo Smith
Tuesday, 19th of March 2019
Led by Liz Pharoah

Wow, what a first week. You lots are amazing. Forty one runners ran 5 km in total to Coventry Resource Centre for the Blind on the19th March where they weeded, cleaned paths, moved sheds and rafts to clear a fantastic area which will now be used to build a shelter for visiting Guide Dogs.

Having been greeted by Hugh and Jo at the Centre and having learned about how the task would benefit, our busy 41 set off on competing the task. Due to the nature of the task, as well as the participating in the task runners also participated in a mini fitness session. The transformation of the garden was impressive with a shed, desks and at least 15 bags of weeds relocated to a skip. Having been thanked by Jo, we headed off to complete our fitness session.

The fitness session started with finding a buddy and then completing laps of the park mixed with some strengthening exercises. All runners gave it their all on the reps and completed the session with smiles beaming.

Thank you so much for attending and giving it your all, not only on the task but on the fitness session afterwards. It was great to chat to lots of you, hope I can catch up with the rest of you at sessions in the future.

Next week's run can be signed up for here

Report written by Liz Pharoah

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Malcolm Walker
Malcolm Walker
Wednesday March 20th, 2019 11:03

Thoroughly enjoyed my first run with GoodGym. I will certainly continue my involvement.

Cristiana Currah
Cristiana Currah
Wednesday March 20th, 2019 11:47

I wasn't sure what to expect after joining GoodGym. I feel pleasantly surprised. I am impressed with the organization..all the email prompts to the run and activity. I took much pleasure in being a part of yesterday's run. I too plan to continue my involvement. Thanks to everyone...leads and participators alike who were friendly and full of energy!!! :)

Susanne Foellmer
Susanne Foellmer
Wednesday March 20th, 2019 12:05

Great concept and amazingly effective, both socially and physically. Running with a purpose just makes it so much more meaningful (and motivating). I will definitely join in again.

Syed Bukhari
Syed Bukhari
Saturday March 23rd, 2019 22:15

I really enjoyed this run. This was my first official run after about 30 years. Running with a purpose to help and support vulnerable adults really motivate me. I will run again and again. Thanks to Liz, Rob and other colleagues for continuous encouragement in the run.

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Liz Pharoah

Liz Pharoah
Trainer for GoodGym Coventry. Likes to run and swim, in plenty of open spaces and open water.

Runners helping out

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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Rob Tonks
    • Hackney runner

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