Thursday, September 30, 2010

Our Collaboration Partners - Part 1 Mizuno!

Our 2010/2011 Collaboration Partners-

working together in the health and fitness industry to benefit our local community
Brisbane Run Squad is proud to announce Mizuno as one of our of main collaboration partners for this year.

Mizuno specialise in running shoes - not only for different types of feet but different types of running.

Mizuno will be partnering with BRS to provide us with information on up to date, new and improved running shoe and clothing technology.

But most importantly, they will be sponsoring us with Mizuno sports wear to give away to our members throughout the season as prizes and random attending training just got a whole lot more FUN!

If you are looking to try Mizuno shoes, one of our favourite sponsors Active Stride ( has a large range of Mizuno shoes and professional advice on what is best for you oh and plus you get your member discount!

Thanks to Mizuno and we look forward to working together.

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Weekend Wrap up & Upcoming Events

Formula 10km/5km Wrap Up
Well done to all BRSers who took part in this morning's 10 or 5km Formula Run, we all raced for a great cause, men's cancer fund raising council. So many personal bests yet again! Big Congratulations to Nicole D 2nd female across the 5km line, and Michael, Jody, Sam, Michelle, Stacey, Lisa S, and Raj all producing great runs. Brock and Lauren smashed their Bridge to Brisbane times by up to 8mins and Jason came in under 40mins.

Congratulations to everybody who participated.

Byron Bay Lighthouse Run 10km, Sunday 31 October, 2010
Early Bird closes: 30 Sept, 2010
Enter: If you are a BRS member and you wish to enter to receive club discount email by 28 Sept, so we can guarentee we get early bird + discount rates = $25.00

Cool Night Classic 5.2km, Thursday 4 November, 2010
5pm, a fantastic mid week event, 5.2km run around familiar territory, botanical gardens and Southbank.
Early Bird Closes: 15 October 2010, cost $20.00
Choose: I would like to search for an existing team
Search: Brisbane Run Squad

Mousdash 10.5km Mt Cootha Fun Run, Sunday 14 November, 2010
No Early bird applies, entries close Friday 12 November - Cost $40
in Corporate Team Name field enter Brisbane Run Squad

These are all BRS Club events, check the calendar for more details. A BRS Club event means that we will focus are training efforts on getting the squad prepared for these fun runs. Also it means that Matt and I will be present at each event for coaching and support. Sign up now!

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Time Trial & Cool Night Classic

Time Trial

Some absolutely awesome times from Monday night's 5km time trial.
Matt C cracked the 18min mark coming in at 17:45 (after a 100km ride on Sunday!)
Michelle W smashed 2mins off her PB as did Cindy Y.
Well done to the first timers to, you have set some great benchmarks for 3months time.

Cool Night Classic
The Cool Night Classic is a fantastic mid week event, 5.2km run around familiar territory, botanical gardens and Southbank.
Enter now as part of the BRS Team
When: Thursday 4 November
Time: 5pm followed by a Cool Down party with live music, food, and beverages available
What: 5.2km run
Choose: I would like to search for an existing team
Search: Brisbane Run Squad

Cost: $20.00 until 15 October, then $25 until 29 Oct, then $35

Entries are open now, so why not jump on-line and save yourself some money!

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Formula Run Sunday Sept 19th

The next club event
BRS will be taking part in is called the Formula Run. Hosted by Cancer Council Queensland and held during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, FORMULA RUN will raise valuable funds for research into men’s cancers while raising awareness of men’s health.

Where: Brisbane Botanical Gardens
When: Sunday 19th Sept 7am start (collect race packs on the day from 6am)
What: This sounds like a great race supporting some very important research. It is around The Botanical Gardens and then out Toowong bike path. It will be very familiar territory for us.
Cost: $35

If you would like to do the run log on to and register. Registration closes on 16th Sept.

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Happy First Birthday BRS!

Thanks to all our runners for a great night!
Looking forward to a great second year for BRS!
The photos have been added to facebook, check them out!
See you soon
Renae & Matt