Kellyville fitness group on the health run

Witness the fitness: Andrew Gomes' running group, Witness the Fitness, encouraged their family members to join the Santa Fun Run on December 1 to raise money for children's charity Variety. "About 50 of us got together and it was a lot of fun," Mr Gomes said.
Witness the fitness: Andrew Gomes' running group, Witness the Fitness, encouraged their family members to join the Santa Fun Run on December 1 to raise money for children's charity Variety. "About 50 of us got together and it was a lot of fun," Mr Gomes said.

IT CONSULTANT Andrew Gomes, of Kellyville, started the social running group, Witness the Fitness, almost three years ago and now has 30 enthusiasts on his members' list.

"Between six and 12 of us meet weekly for a 12-kilometre run then we go for a chat and a coffee," Mr Gomes said.

"[Our] purpose is to get out and do a bit of exercise in a completely non-threatening environment."

They run every Sunday around Kellyville, Stanhope Gardens or Castle Hill.

"I try to keep it interesting for us so we do a different course every week," Mr Gomes said.

"The group was a great idea to encourage each other and a bit of peer pressure always helps to train better."

If you're keen to hit the pavement, email andrewgomes@hotmail.com.