Monday, July 5, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS - Gold Coast wrap up

Gold Coast Marathon Festival Results
23 Brisbane Run Squad members competed in various events over the last weekend as part of the Gold Coast Marathon Festival........

OUTSTANDING results all round. A quick weekend wrap up

1. Marathon 42km
We had five BRS marathoners competing with three first timers, Matt S, Melissa, and Steve G with veterans Darrell G and Steve H also taking part. Our marathoners completed every last step of the 42 gruelling kilometers. Melissa was a stand out finishing her first marathon strongly in 3hrs 43mins.
Great stuff, enjoy the well deserved rest!

2. Half-Marathon 21km
Four BRSers competed in the 21km event at dawn, Sunday morning. All did fantastic times, with a few absolutely smashing their previous PBs.
Michael K took 14mins off his 2009 time for the same course.
Peter C smashed his time from earlier this year by 16mins!
Michael Y destroyed his previous PB beating it by 12mins!
Scott G had a great race coming in at 1hr 46 only a few seconds off his PB.

3. 10km
always our most popular event, we had 13 BRSers join us down the coast for the Saturday race. With perfect conditions, most BRSers ran in a new much-faster PB.
We have new additions to the under 60mins crew with Claire, Kathy and Deanne all coming in under the hour.
Katrina and Cindy both had awesome races, and Michelle and Lisa created their first 10km personal best, racing the 10km distance for the first time! well done.
Nicole, Col, and Shelley come in well under the hour with Nicole missing out by only 26secs to crack the 50mins mark.
Matt Cooper ran a great race, coming top 20 in his age group! Great stuff.

4. 5km
Sam C was out to smash his PB set at Doomben and he certainly succeeded coming in at 22.47, well done Sam

5. 2km dash
Maddison and Noah sprinted the 2km course in awesome style. Maddison ran 11min 21 and Noah just over 5min/km pace coming in at 10mins 30secs. Fantastic times for our BRS youngsters.

A MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS to everybody that participated. As coaches, we could not have asked for a better result and a better weekend all round (the new uniforms looked awesome!)

Enjoy a few days rest and we look forward to helping you to your next goal.
Our next club race is the Brisbane Marathon Festival on Sunday 1 August.

Register now as BRS and receive our 20% discount.
1. Visit the entry website:
Discount Voucher Code: s-0306102

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

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