Thursday, February 24, 2011

Saturday Session awesome deal-spin+run+core

We have secured an awesome deal for Saturday Morning's Session.

We have access to Studio Rise to use their spin cycle bikes.

So, a great opportunity for a 1.5 hour spin + run + core combo. To cover the cost of hiring the studio the cost for this session is $12. We need a minimum of 20 people so come and give it a go! No experience on a spin bike necessary.

Where: Studio Rise 5-7 Byres St, Newstead
When: Saturday 26th Feb, 6:30am Start
What to Bring: Towel, Drink Bottle, Normal running attire.

No need to RSVP but if we do not make 20 people we will meet there regardless and do a different session.

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Cook Island Info Seminar

Round Rarotonga Road Race, Cook Islands

Looking for a goal for 2011 - One of the most scenic, fun, running festivals in the WORLD!!!

Festival Itinerary:
Friday, 23 September 2011 - Rest Day - Rest Day - take in the sights
Saturday, 24 September 2011 - Main Race - 31km
Sunday, 25 September 2011 - Prize giving dinner
Monday, 26 September 2011 - Hash House harrier's birthday run - fun run with a theme
Tuesday, 27 September 2011 - round the rock relay race -afternoon event teams of 5-10
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 nutters cross island run - over the mountain, through valleys, and resort - short 10km!!

Join us for an Information Session:
When: Monday 28th February
Time: 7-8pm
Where: The Ship Inn
What: Darren from Fit4Travel will be coming along to take us through the details. Matt and I will be there to talk about the lead up, programs, and extra sessions.

Come along and find out more!!

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Change of Location Saturday Session

Hi All,

Suttons Beach is closed due to unhealthy water. So, we will be changing the location on this saturdays session.

Where: New Farm Park (Rotunda)
When: Saturday 12th February
Time: 6:30am

You will only need to bring running cloths and maybe a towel for stretching on afterwards.

See you all there.

Renae & Matt

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Saturday Session & Gold Coast Marathon Festival

Saturday Session:

Backed by popular demand, we are back at Sutton's Beach for our Combo session this Saturday

What: 45 min long run, 45 min core training session
Where: Meet at Car Park, Suttons Beach, Redcliffe.,135.745076&sspn=29.455084,78.837891&ie=UTF8&oi=localspell&cd=1&hq=&hnear=Suttons+Beach,+Brisbane+Queensland+4020&ll=-27.237727,153.113955&spn=0.003606,0.009624&z=17 At the roundabout at the end of Macdonnell Rd, take the 2nd exit into the carparking area of the beach. We will meet there.

Time: 6:30am
Bring: Drink bottle, towel, running gear, togs (something you can do exercise in ie. no skimpy triangle bikinis), hat, sunscreen.
Cost: $6 members, $8 non-members

Hope to see you all there. If you have any questions just ask at training Wednesday.

Gold Coast Marathon Festival

WOW only 21 weeks to go until the Gold Coast Marathon Festival
Entries have not yet opened..
That shouldn't stop you from booking accommodation and planning your lead up to the events.
Accommodation: Some suggestions where up until last week there were still rooms:
  • Broadwater Keys it’s about a 30 minute walk to Australia Fair
  • Blue Waters Luxury Apartments Marine Parade
  • 3 on the public transport pick up routes:
    Mantra Sun City Surfers Paradise
    Holiday Inn Surfers Paradise
    Surfers Paradise Marriot Resort & Spa

Get in quick.

Happy Running

Renae & Matt

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Nutrition Seminar & Lunch Time Runs

Nutrition Seminar

What: BTS has arranged for their expert nutritionist Sally Garrad to hold a seminar focusing on recovery. Sally will be talking about the importance of hydration and nutrition and how it impacts on recovery. We have been invited along to attend.
When: Monday 7th February @ 6:30pm
Where:Ship Inn, Southbank (seminar room where we had our party)
How Much: The seminar is free of charge and savories will be provided after.

Change to Run Time on Monday 7th Feb

Due to the nutrition seminar discussed above, BRS training will start at 5:30pm on Monday 7th Feb to allow members to attend the seminar.
We anticipate the seminar not commencing until 6:45pm, so we should have time to have a quick bird bath before.

Lunch Time Runs

Darren Henry, one of our colaboration partners at Fit 4 Travel, is wondering if anyone of our members would like to join him for some lunch time runs. He is currently running 3-4 times a week during his lunch break and is looking for some company.

He has proposed to meet at Southbank or Coronation Drive. If anyone would be interested in a lunch time run, and some ery interesting chats about travel, let us know and we will forward the deatils on to Darren.

Happy Running
Renae & Matt