With your 'GoodGym Gang' in the Wishing Well
17 runners ran 4.0km to help their local community in Crewe.
- Wednesday, 23rd of October 2019
- Led by Nicola Marshall
Firslty, a huge welcome to our new runners this evening, Louise, Daniel and Suzanne. We hope you enjoyed your first run and that you'll be back for more. We hope to see you in your lovely red T-Shirts soon!
Get Your Marigolds On! Our evening started with a fun balloon relay on the green (that sounds rather posh!). Two teams, one headed up by Alex and the other by Louise. A bit of sprinting with a bit of balloon clenching and some star jumps and high knees thrown in for good measure. The relay was a close call, so we called it a draw (a real cop out on my part!).
We headed off on our run (a very indirect route to make the miles up!). Again, blessed with lovely weather! We arrived at Jubilee house and had a lovely welcome from Gill at the Wishing Well Project. We had a quick induction to the kitchen (did she really say it serves a whopping 160 meals a day?!) and some of the work they do there. We donned our Marigolds (I thought the purple ones were particularly fetching!) and cracked on. A real team effort in cleaning all the tiles and surfaces. As always, a lovely group of people creating a lovely atmosphere. Tonight saw Jazz posing as the Statue of Liberty with her nice colander hat and Chris who looked like he was about to be extracted up the cooker hood! (he wasn't!!). We completed the task and left the tiles gleaming.
We took a shorter route home via 'The Rocky Steps' and we did our fitness session - tricep dips, some wall push-ups and some step aerobics! Everyone joined in and embraced the exercises (high five!!).
Thank You Huge thank you to Pam and Barry for being our back markers tonight and for the awesome support to other runners. Huge kudos goes to Alex for being the first person brave enough to try the 'sweaty' flapjacks! Eek! Thanks Alex! Lol!
Dates for your Diary We will be heading back to the Wishing Well Project next week (via another different route!) to tidy up the outside of the building including cleaning the windows etc. Please bring a head torch if you have one. AND, DON'T FORGET - it's our first social, so for those who would like to, we'll be heading to Hops Bar after our cool down for our first post run tipple (or soft drink!). Hope you'll join us. Oh, and it will almost be Halloween, so there's going to be some spooky fun too!
9th November - Parkrun Takeover - please let me know if you're attending so that I can add you to the roster - thank you.
Good Luck Good luck to Phil who is running a half marathon this weekend. Please do let us know if you're taking part in races etc, so that we can support and celebrate with you. We will be looking at doing some GoodGym races in the coming months, so let me know if there's something particular that you fancy. We'll probably do Crewe Parkrun as a warm up event.
I really do love Wednesday nights and hanging out with such a totally awesome bunch of people.
Have a fab week everyone.
Love and hugs to you all
See you soon, Nicola xxx
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Sorting Food at St. Pauls Pantry (Crewe Foodbank)
Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by Nicola Marshall
Crewe Town Council
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