Amy Tew

York

55Good deeds

96runs

1,138cheers

Amy Tew completed a walk • Afternoon Walk
Sun 24 Jan
13.5km
02:20:53
10:27/km
Amy Tew has logged a 10 mile run. Sat 23 Jan 2021

10 miles is a long way, and Amy knows 'cos they've run it. We are seriously impressed and hope you are too

Amy Tew completed a training run • GG birthday run!
Sat 23 Jan
17.4km
01:48:19
06:13/km
Amy Tew went on a training session
Training session
York

GG York 4th Birthday Celebratory Workout!!

Sat 23 Jan

If you want to kick off your weekend with an epic fitness-style celebration of GoodGym York's 4th birthday, you've come to the right place.

Join me on Zoom for a super fun fitness session where all you need is yourself (and probably some water).

Get your name on the list before Friday at 8pm and I'll send an email out with the Zoom deets.

p.s. Don't be late, you'll be risking a birthday fitness forfeit...

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Amy Tew went on a training session
Training session
York

Revisiting the Task

Sat 23 Jan
Report written by Leanne Allsopp

On GoodGym York's 4th birthday, the Yorkies were invited to celebrate with a run, cycle or walk. Here's what they all got up to:

Ange and Hayden used their time zone advantage to get in first with a 4km out and 4km back run in New Zealand, and of course, they celebrated with cream cakes.

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Louise wasn't far behind them - she got up at 4am to go for a four hour walk!

Egg got the rest of us warmed up by leading a special birthday fitness session which gave a lot of Yorkies a chance to complete their bingo task for the day - take a picture of another GG'er exercising.

Vicky went out GG'er spotting on her 4km walk around the Knavesmire and Mayfield Public Open Space. She found Michael, Jenna and Stef. I make that 4 Goodgymmers for a fourth birthday! Jenna even recieved a special present in the post - her 100 good deed t-shirt!

Meanwhile Laura went for a 4 mile birthday walk via the Knavesmire and woods and spotted 4 GoodGymmers going about their Birthday runs and walks.

Carl was pleased to get to the other side of the river - quite an achievement under the current flooded conditions.

Amy C mentioned that she was planning a 4 minute walk at 4pm, but in reality, she joined Ed to make a birthday message in the snow.

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They also built a snowman...

Building a snowman counts as exercise, right? (Ed)

Barbara went for a 4km 4th birthday run.

Michal went for a 4km bike ride with his family, visiting the locations of previous tasks at Mayfields Public Open Space, the Knavesmire and Hob Moor.

Part-time Yorkie, Tom collected street names to make this snazzy 'Happy Birthday' collage:

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I've never taken a mirror, party hat, cake and candles on a walk before (Tom)

Leanne had a similar idea and went on a 14 mile run to visit 11 previous task locations. She stopped at each to do 4 lunges on each leg, and to collect a letter to spell out 'GoodGym York'. She also did 4 star jumps next to 4 different graffitied lamposts, in honour of GG York's first ever task. There were two stops en route - one to eat cake outside Brigantes where we used to gather for cake and beer after group runs, and later for a 40 second wall sit under a bridge.

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Lucy opted for a 4 hour walk past some task locations - including the 'Never-ending footpath'

New GGer, Briony went out for a 7 mile walk with her family. And of course, they had some cake to celebrate.

Joe did a 5 mile walk and saw 3 GG runners on his travels round Bishopthorpe, the Knavesmire and Hob Moor

Paul Kelly took a 'Dear Photograph' approach on his half marathon route around previous task locations. 278648

Follow this link to see more of PK's photos

Rich reported that he and Nikki went on what Stava told him was his longest walk ever and Nikki took a million photos. They visited as many task locations as they could remember that were 'vaguely sensible to reach' It seems like memory lane is a long road!

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At the same time, Debs was out walking down her own memory lane where she covered 25km, 46ish locations, accounting for 84ish good deeds.

Andy found a number 4 on his 22.3km run. He also did a 4.4km walk with 'Strava tax' allowed for- but this time Strava didn't take it and logged it as 4.45!

Cara went for a walk in the hills near her village. She was hoping that it might take four hours, or involve 400m of elevation to fit into the 'four' theme, so was pleased to find that, at the highest point, she was 400m above sea level! 278660

Amy T celebrated gg's 4th birthday by doing one of her longest ever off-road runs.

I found slippy mud, sticky mud, sloppy mud and even solid icy mud. Thankfully no mud pies though.

Paul W ran to the site of his first ever GG task, rebarking the path at Dick Turpin’s grave gardens. He followed up with cake and then some flood tourism.

Bec walked along the muddy Foss thinking about happy times with GGers, after a fab Egg warmup. Then ooohhhed and errrrred at the floods.

Happy 4th everyone (Bec)

Pauline from GG Liverpool joined in the celebrations by visiting York Place on her 4km walk before completing a couple of good deeds - one in a giraffe onsie. She also got us a balloon! Thanks Pauline!

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Happy Birthday GoodGym York! 🥳

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Amy Tew completed a training run • Finally done something this week jog
Thu 21 Jan
9.0km
52:11
05:46/km
Amy Tew signed up to a training session
Training session
York

Run (or walk) to celebrate GG York's 4th birthday

Sat 23 Jan 06:00 am
From Home, Your Pad, HOME X
Mark our fourth birthday with a special run or walk

On 23rd January 2021, GG York is four years old!

Though we can't get together in our usual fashion to celebrate, we can use it as an excuse to do a little bit of extra running or walking and tot up some more distance for the January Challenge.

You just need to do an activity to mark the occasion. Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

  • Run/ walk 4 miles or 4 km
  • Create some birthday / GG York themed strava art
  • Visit the site of as many previous GG tasks as you can find/ remember / have the energy for
  • Convert the total number of good deeds you've done into minutes and run or walk for that long
  • Plan your run to go past the old Brigantes building and look wistfully into the window
  • Do a good deed. If there's nothing official listed, you could always litter pick in your local area.
  • Run along some (or even all!) of the paths we've helped create / maintain - suggestions include Heworth Home, Danesmead Wood, Acomb Wood, Chapman's pond, Hull Road Park and Mayfield Public open space
  • Recreate a previous fitness session - perhaps Windmill Rise hill reps, a beep test, a 1 mile time trial on Tadcaster road, step reps at Clifford's tower, duck walks swims at Rowntree Park, or an (imaginary) indian file across Hob Moor.
  • Eat cake, but in an active way.

Have fun, make sure you stick to the rules of lockdown, and let us know what you get up to via the Facebook or Whatsapp group.

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Amy Tew signed up to a party
Party
York

GG York zoom social

Mon 25 Jan 19:30 pm
YOUR own house, your OWN house, your own HOUSE
A chance to see faces that you haven't seen for a while due to lockdown

We are getting together to socialise woohoo!

Take a break from all the running, but be prepared for a fitness session at the start. Have your training mat ready for the fitness part at the beginning.

After that we will try to make it feel like we are in a pub after a successful Monday mission.

I will email you the Zoom link on the day.

See you there!

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Amy Tew signed up to a training session
Training session
York

GG York 4th Birthday Celebratory Workout!!

Sat 23 Jan 09:00 am
YOUR own house, your OWN house, your own HOUSE
9am Saturday - bring the joy

If you want to kick off your weekend with an epic fitness-style celebration of GoodGym York's 4th birthday, you've come to the right place.

Join me on Zoom for a super fun fitness session where all you need is yourself (and probably some water).

Get your name on the list before Friday at 8pm and I'll send an email out with the Zoom deets.

p.s. Don't be late, you'll be risking a birthday fitness forfeit...

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Amy Tew completed a training run • More mud and a sweaty selfie for gg
Sun 17 Jan
8.6km
55:17
06:27/km
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