Community mission

Wooden't structure a better team!

6 runners ran to help the Samye Mindfulness and Well being Centre in Cardiff.

  • Mikey
  • Nathan Swain
  • Imy Hopkins
  • Cardiff runner
  • Jade Cahill
  • Laura
Saturday, 21st of November 2020
Led by Mikey

Most of us hadn't been to Samye since pre-covid days so it was great to be back! The task was to paint a wooden gazebo which will be used for their cafe and in summer with families and the community.

After people put on fancy paint protection tops that looked weirdly identical to Cardiff recycling bags, we got started painting. There was a mix of techniques being used, with some people getting a bit more paint on the ground than others - though not naming any names..

Everyone was quite focused on getting the painting done but there was still a bit of chatting about what people were getting up to at the weekend and when is the right time to put up a Christmas tree. The general agreement seemed to be not until December so there's still over a week to go until it's acceptable.

The time flew by and we made good process with the painting. There's still quite a bit left to be done so I expect they'll be another painting/gazebo run report coming soon!

Credit to Marie for the pun :)

Report written by Imy Hopkins

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Saturday November 21st, 2020 23:45

Great report, may be more like two more painting tasks though.... 😂

Martin Graff
Martin Graff
Sunday November 22nd, 2020 12:18

Well done guys. Great report and pun :)

Nathan Swain
Nathan Swain
Monday November 23rd, 2020 17:07

Having bought my christmas tree today i have to disagree with some of the content of this report

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