Thursday, December 29, 2011

2011 Last Chance training Saturday session

Last Chance Training for 2011
Be there Saturday 31st Dec 2011
Where: Toowong Bike Path, opposite the Regatta Hotel
When: 6:30am
What: Long run, followed by breakfast at the Regatta Hotel
Cost: $2 to cover refreshments

If we don't see you tomorrow.....have a wonderful New Years Eve and a cracking start to 2012!!

Stay tuned for our 2011 wrap up blog.....coming tomorrow!

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Monday, December 19, 2011

Merry Christmas, Twilight Event, BRS Closure

A BIG Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.
Thank-you for a fabulous 2011 and we can’t wait to share 2012 with you.

Twilight Event Registration
One of the big events every year for BRS is the Twilight Run at UQ. It creeps up quick, so here are details to enter.

What: 1/2 Marathon, 10km, 3km, 1km Kids Challenge
When: Sunday 18th March 2012
Time: events start at 4pm onwards
Where: University of QLD, St Lucia
Cost: Get in my 31 Dec for Super Early Bird prices......or 31st January for Early Bird!!

TEAM ENTRY: We always compete in the Team Challenge - biggest team! We won in 2010, so lets try again!!!
Search for Existing Team: Brisbane Run Squad.

Christmas Closure
Last BRS training session before Christmas is Wednesday 21st December. Don't forget to wear Red and Green!!
We will be back training on Wednesday 28th December.

So if you don't see you Wednesday........have a great Christmas.

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Saturday Morning Run

Saturday Run 17th Dec

Unfortunately the Sherwood Run and BBQ is going to have to be changed to a new location.

Where: Toowong Bike Path, Opposite the Regatta Hotel
When: Saturday 17th Dec, 6:30am
What: Long run, followed by breakfast at the Regatta Hotel.

Sorry to all those looking forward to the Sherwood run, there just wasn't enough interest.

Happy Running

Renae & Matt

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Xmas Party Wrap Up, Sat Session & BRS over xmas

Big Thank-you to every body who joined us for the BRS Xmas and 2nd Birthday party on Saturday night! What a night!

Everybody got into the spirit of things, as you can see from the photos, the colours of the Rubik's cube certainly made things bright and fun!

A Wrap of our Award and Tribute Winners:
Most Improved = Michele White received a $50 Mizuno Voucher & an awesome BRS Mug
Most Dedicated & Consistent = Steve G received a $50 Mizuno Voucher & an awesome BRS Mug
Runners' Runner = Matt Cooper received a $50 Mizuno Voucher & an awesome BRS Mug

Photo Competition Winners
Mizuno Winner = Michelle W received a Mizuno pack (shoes, hat, shorts, shirt)
BRS Winner = Darrell G received a Mizuno pack (shoes, hat, shorts, shirt)
Mizuno Runner's Up = Ben Y $50 Mizuno Voucher
BRS Runner's Up = Michael K $50 Mizuno Voucher

Best Dressed Prizes
Individual Best Dressed = Steve G - 1 month free BRS Sessions
Best Dressed Team = Kathy, Claire, Michelle W, Peta, Trav, Lisa P = $50 Mizuno Voucher each

Raffle Winners
Innocent Bystander Muscato = Matt Cooper
Spring Vale Pinot = Mel Shepherd
Madison Fitness Pack = Kathy Naylor (punching bag, mitts, skipping rope)


Saturday Session
For our second last Saturday Session of 2011: lets head to New Farm Park
Markets are on and I have my eye on a plum pudding.

When: 6:30am - 8am
Where: Meet New Farm Rotunda
What: 13-15km run or 30min out and back
Cost: $2 for refreshments

BRS Over Xmas
BRS sessions will be on until Wednesday 21st, then back Wednesday 28th.

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Saturday Session & 2 sleeps to Xmas Party

Saturday Session

This week is a long session as always, with a twist!! An urban orienteering adventure.

When: 6:30am
Where: Ship Inn, Southbank
What: Urban Orienteering - 1.5hours

Urban Orienteering overview:
teams of 2-3 depending on numbers
you are provided with a number of check-points and 1.5hours to get to as many as possible.
You get points for checkpoints and hefty penalties if you arrive back what is your strategy.

Come along for a bit of fun and of course a good run!

Saturday night - Our Xmas & Birthday party

It is TIME!! Only 2 sleeps to go!

Thanks to our 45 BRSers who are coming along, can't wait to see you there.

When: Saturday 3rd December, 2011
Time: 6pm til late
Where: The Heritage Room, The Storey Bridge Hotel

Theme: A rubik's cube party
come dressed in one of the colours on the traditional cube, WHITE, RED, BLUE, ORANGE, GREEN, or YELLOWI

If you are keen to your outfit colour with cheap accessories of other colours - e.g. sweat/head bands, scarves, badges, bangles, hats
1. By the end of the night, you have to be full head to toe in 1 colour by swapping accessories with each other.
2. By the end of the night, form a team of six, 1 of each colour head to toe (remember no prior organising of teams is allowed)

Prizes (great prizes provided by our sponsors)
1. Best dressed head to toe colour
2. Best dressed Team at the end!

Don't forget we will also be announcing:
1. Winners of the BRS/Mizuno Photo competition
2. Runner's Runner for 2011

raffles and much more!!

Happy Running

Renae & Matt