Thursday, May 31, 2012

Saturday Session & Updates

Saturday Session

This week takes us to the Storey Bridge Hotel to commence our looooong run. 

When: Saturday 02nd June
Where: Meet at the Storey Bridge Car Park
Time: 5:30am (marathoners), 6am (halfers), 6:30am (halfers/10km)
What: Loooong Run followed by yummy breaky
Cost: $2 (refreshments)

I know some of you are participating in Doomben events on Sunday, but all others, we hope to see you there. 

Key Updates

1. Gold Coast 10% discount entries now closedWe have invoiced all those who entered under our team discount! Thanks. However you can still enter via the Gold Coast Marathon Festival website entering Brisbane Run Squad into the club/team field. 

Should be a GRRRReat weekend. 

2. Strength and Conditioning Training

We recently trialed Strength and Conditioning sessions. This 6 week block finished last week with lots of positive feedback received.
Due to the incredible benefits for runners of regular strength and conditioning, we are keen to continue with the sessions if there is interest.

Troy O'Shea, a qualified strength & conditioning and pilates instructor is again available to run these sessions.
When: Thursday 31st May, 2012...on going
Time:   6pm-7pm
Where: Ship Inn, Southbank
Cost:    $10 per session (great value!) pay at session unless you want to buy a pack in advance
How:   Simply turn up!

3. Brisbane Marathon Festival - August 05th August

10km, 21km, 42kmYes we have registered a team - when you enter, search for Brisbane Run Squad. 
There are no discount team entries for this event, but join as BRS, it is always good to run with a TEAM
Enter here: 
WHATS EXCITING about Brissy Running Festival this year.....
To celebrate 30 years since Robert de Castella won Commonwealth Games Gold in Brisbane, the event has a new city start location on Alice street. An entry limit of 6000 participants across the event will enjoy one of the largest fields ever assembled for the 21st annual Brisbane Running Festival. Run on Margaret Street, Edward Street, Queen Street and over the Story Bridge.

4. Don't forget the Design Competition:
Each year we have a special singlet for our BRS on Tour. We have had a great suggestion to open up a design competition to design the BRS on tour singlet. Guidelines:1. Design for a singlet2. Must include the BRS on Tour logo (as above) and location, i.e. Sydney Running Festival September 20123. Submit as a picture file4. No colour or other design restrictions
Due Date: Design must be submitted by 31 July 2012
Judging: The winner will be chosen by our Sponsors - Live4theRun
PRIZE:$200 from Mizuno  - maybe a new pair of running gear....backpack - choice is yours!!

See you all soonHappy RunningRenae & Matt

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