Leicester

Group run

Winding our way down to Slater St

8 runners ran 4.0km to help the Sustrans in Leicester.

  • Huw Davies
  • Mel Snutch
  • Leicester runner
  • Jeanette Douglas
  • Jimmy Mitchinson
  • Michaela
  • Stu Coe
  • Sharon Almey
 
Tuesday, 3rd of March 2020
 
Led by Huw Davies

Eight runners ran 4km to help Sustrans keep the National Cycle Network tidy

Turning up to GoodGym in daylight, what a treat! Not long now until we can actually carry out our tasks in light too. After a slightly extended briefing where we all promised not to shake hands and to sneeze into our elbows we set off along the river on National Cycle Network route 6 arriving at our dirty destination in good time.

The section we headed to tonight usually comprises 500m of the NCN between Slater St and Abbey Park with our plan being to enjoy/endure some fitness around the Abbey Park Oval upon completion. The best laid plans...

Such was the density of the litter we barely made it to the bridge under St Margaret's Way when we ran out of time with our bags filled to the brim with and kinds of discarded waste...and an umbrella!

Plan B enacted, we found a suitable place (I've emailed the council to let them know it was us!) for our treasure and headed to Rally Park en route back for a couple of laps in lieu of the AP Oval.

Super work tonight folks!

Happy running, HD

Report written by Huw Davies


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Huw Davies

Huw Davies
GoodGym Trainer for Leicester. Running, cricket and football enthusiast. Hoping to be some sort of triathlete in 2019!

Runners helping out

  • Photographer

    Take photos for the run report

    • Mel Snutch
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Jimmy Mitchinson

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