Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Twilight Wrap-Up

The Twilight Run Wrap UP

A big congratulations to everybody who took part in the Twilight events last Sunday. We won the 'biggest' team award with 25 BRSers competing in the 21km, 10km, 3km, 1km events, beating our closest rival by 8 runners! Well done and a sensational kick off to the running season.

Here is a wrap up of the results:

1/2 Marathon
6 BRSers took part in the 21km event and for 4 of them it was their first ever 1/2 Marathon. Darrell hit his goal time coming in at 1hr36mins, great stuff. Matt Shepherd competing in his first 21km, after a PB for the first 10km, he finished strongly recording a 1hr 42mins time. According to the official results, this gave him 6th place in the 18-29 FEMALE category (what the?) well done Matt.
Melissa competing in her first distance run of the season finished well. Peter, Andrew and Michael all finished their first 1/2 marathon in style. A sign of things to come!

13 BRSers competed in the 10km event. There were many personal bests recorded on the day and even a first 10km event for many.
Special mentions to:
Matt Cooper who finished 1st in his category and 8th overall finishing in 38.34, sensational effort!
Scott was aiming to finish the event in under 50mins, smashing it - 48.30mins
Ben and Bill also came in under 50mins, recording faster than 5min/km pace, well done
Steve returning from injury finished strong well under 1hr - 57.13.
Shelley was aiming for under 1hr, she smashed this coming in at 54.51!
Deanne, Cindy, Cathy, Katrina, and Eireann competed in their first 10km event since B2B and all recorded fantastic times. Claire recorded another personal best, with a 1.03min run

4 BRSers participated in the 3km sprint. Sam smashed it, running under 5min/km, with 14.28.
Michelle and Lisa recorded some great times and with both wanting to run under 20mins, they clocked in at 17 and 18 mins respectively! James also finished well under 20mins, 17.20 run.
Great stuff!

2 of our mini BRSers, Maddison and Noah, competed in the 1km kids super sprint! After a fast start, Noah finished 7th in his age group with a 5.42min run! Maddison finished strong gaining her 11th in her age group with a time of 6.17! Great running Kids!

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS again to all who participated and a BIG THANK-YOU to the family members who were there in support!

Bill's New Adventure
On Monday night we had a dinner to say farewell and good luck to Bill, one of our favourite BRSers. He has improved out of sight over the last 5months and we hope he continues smashing out the KMs in steamy North QLD. Best of luck to Bill and his family.

So Whats Next
The Twilight run was the kick event for the Running Season, with lots more to come. Matt and I will be working on the calendar of events and the new 12 week program over the weekend. So keep an eye on the blog and calendar link for more information.
If there are any runs you would like us to mention and add to the calendar, please send them through

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

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