Windsor and Maidenhead

Community mission

Winning in Windsor

6 runners ran to help the Windsor Foodshare in Windsor and Maidenhead.

  • Amy Lovell
  • Emily Bird
  • Sula Bransden
  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Lara Edmonstone-West
Friday, 31st of July 2020
Led by Amy Lovell

Our first community mission in Windsor!

This was a mission that runners were tasked with doing at a time to suit them - solo or with buddies, on foot or by bike. Our aim was to support Windsor Foodshare by donating food at one of their collection points around town.

Fishy business - On Em's last mission with Maidenhead Waterways she was rescuing fish from the weeds that had been scooped out of the stream and throwing them back to the water. This week the fish weren't so lucky....Em dropped off 'a load of tinned tuna' for her good deed this week.

Party people, hey, it's Friday night! - Lara knows how to party. She rocked her Friday night by dropping off her donation.

A Royally good start to the weekend - Sula, Amy, Ana and Allora met at the Windsor Leisure Centre on Saturday morning (Amy stretched the Friday night deadline a smidge to make this possible), loaded up Amy's running buggy with tins, cartons and bottles and enjoyed a fabulous running tour of the Queen's home town, filling up the donation box at Waitrose en route.

A huge thanks to our tour guide Sula (the other famous lady of Windsor) who deserves a crown for showing us the sights so beautifully.

Ana is also deserving of a crown as she has now notched up over 10 GoodGym good deeds - nice work!

On our way back we stopped in Vansittart park for a few bonus running drills and a quick 'meet and retreat' round the 400m track. This took our distance for the morning to nearly 8km. This was a bit further than we had promised Ana, but we still had to chase her over the final 100m as she bolted off for her now legendary sprint finish.

We are looking forward to lots more missions in Windsor in the future!

Report written by Amy Lovell

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