Group run

You can post a lealfet through my letter box any day

26 runners ran 5.0km to help the Samye Mindfulness and Well being Centre in Cardiff.

  • Michael
  • Benjamin Annear
  • Cardiff runner
  • Su Fernandez
  • Martin Graff
  • Bromley runner
  • Susan Smith
  • Charlotte Dawes
  • Rosie
  • David McCullough
  • Darren Raz-Nick
  • Peter Gillibrand
  • Emily Cotterill
  • Imy Hopkins
  • Michael
  • Meg Jackson
  • Cardiff runner
  • Sophie Hastings
  • Catherine Hughes
  • Meghan
  • George Smith
  • Stuart Lewes
  • Scott Mackenzie
  • Flo
  • Curtis Hughes
  • Alan Mckay
Tuesday, 19th of November 2019
Led by Benjamin Annear

This evening, 26 GoodGym runners turned up to help the Samye Foundation

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is fast approaching and there is no getting away from the fact I simply LOVE Christmas. I apologise for all the times I am going to be making referencing it over the next months... how I make the most of Christmas is by enjoying the lead up to the 25th December as much as I can - Be prepared for lots of Christmas themed tasks and social events over the next month! Anyway...

26 runners showed up to GoodGym tonight. Another awesome turnout. Ms Sue Fernandez spent over an hour queuing in traffic in order to be able to get to GG this evening - More kudos for your perseverance . We had 2 new faces at GoodGym this week too - WELCOME CURTIS AND FLO! We hope you loved this evening's run and we encourage you to come back... every run IS so different.

To warm up we can a quick game of stuck in the dance... Everyone is certainly 'upping their game' now it's getting closer and closer to the Christmas party.

Let's get our run on!

Mikey led the sexy runners; there were definitely some heads turning by members of the public... we our running form was THAT good! Welsh Dave led the speedy runners; he took them through Bute park. Fortunately they all made it out despite the darkness.

Welcome to the Samye Foundation!

Lorraine was tonight's task organiser. She welcomed us in like she always does; with a big smile that makes you feel warm to the core! She explained to us what the centre needs our help with. We were tasked with;

  • Distributing 200 leaflets to all of the homes on Clive Street, Canton
  • Litter picking the streets of Canton
  • Weeding and collecting all of the leaves in the centre's car park

Afterwards runners were invited to dig into some nibbles. The selection consisted of great grapes, delicious vegan cakes, the most scrumptious avocado dip to go with crackers and raw coconut cake... Nom nom Nom! I was almost having to drag runners away from the nibbles... Lewis was a HUGE fan of the raw cake.

Thank you so much, now hundreds of people know about the events we have coming up at the centre because of your help

We then ran back, stopping outside Cardiff Castle for a photo by the Christmas tree. After arriving back at Big Moose we warmed down whilst reflecting on the evening.

After the run everyone headed to the Glassworks pub for drinkypoos and a chinwag.

The Tweet off

Ring a ding ding ding. Meg has claimed another point on the tweet off leaderboard! Well done! ALL points count and there are less and less opportunities to move up the leaderboard as each week goes by.

  • LM 12
  • MO 9
  • EW 5
  • DRN 4
  • MG 4
  • MJ 4
  • NS 2
  • RJ 1
  • BA 1
  • NI 1
  • AG 1
  • WD 1

Report written by Benjamin Annear

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Led by Benjamin Annear

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Runners helping out
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    • Su Fernandez
    • Michael
    • Meghan

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