Thursday, October 31, 2013

Saturday session

This Saturday marks one year since Parkrun came to Southbank! We have been involved with Southbank Parkrun during the year hosting a month and providing volunteers to help guide the 200 plus runners across the line.

To celebrate their birthday Gareth and the crew have planned a big morning!

They are trying to break the Parkrun record hoping to get 800 runners hitting the pavement!  Followed by random prize draws!

So lets have some bRSers running for a record!

Saturdays run

Where: meet at the  steps near streets beach near the toilet block! Park underneath Southbank near the middle and exit near max brenner for only $2 out by 9am!

Time: meet at 6am for a 50min run followed by Parkrun at 7am!

What: BRS run and then a 5km Parkrun helping to break the record!!

Plus Parkrun prize draws and brS coffees!!!

Note: Matt and I won't be there this weekend so no refreshments or a place to put your keys.

Happy running

See you Monday!!

Renae and matt

Thursday, October 24, 2013

This is all about our Partners!!

We have some fantastic Collaboration Partners....this is how they want to reward you for being a BRS Member!!

RechargeHQ - Our Massage Specialists

A message from Matt at RechargeHQ:
We would like to welcome back our wonderful sports massage therapist, Caroline Drummond, from her working tour of China with the Under 17’s Matildas.
To get back into the swing of things Caroline would like to offer all BRS Members:
$10 off her 1hour massages, but only for October so hurry in!!
Like us on Facebook and save yourself another $10 off 1 hour massages!
If you haven’t seen our fantastic new premises or tested Caroline’s healing hands then what a great opportunity.
Call us on 07 3392 3020 to secure your spot.
Allsports Physio and Recharge HQ
Level 2, 22 Baildon St. Kangaroo Point

QLD Orthodics & Podiatry/Andrew Barlow Podiatry - Our Foot experts!!

Amanda and the staff at Qld Orthodics and Andrew Barlow Podiatry have a great offer for our BRS Members.

A free 10min shoe assessment  


$10 off your initial consultation......


$25 off a biomechanical assessment or Orthodics!

*see Renae or Matt for a Brochure to claim your specials!!

Call now 1300 305 664

Two Locations: Ashgrove + the City

Active Stride & Endura Team up for our Saturday Session!

This Saturday Active Stride will be opening especially for us at 7:45am after our run!
Robson will have some post race Endura drinks for us to try + you can ask him for shoe advice + get your membership card + browse and shop!!!

Active Stride have also joined our prize team for the Tent Raiser......meaning more awesome prizes to be won, just by entering!!

Saturday Session:
When: Saturday 26th October
Time: 6am-7:30am
Where: leave from Active Stride, 15 Musgrave Street West End
What: 1.5 hour run
Cost: $2

Why not hang around to try some Endura products, chat to Robson and of course followed by a coffee!!!

See you all soon

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Weekly Wrap up + our 16th November event...all details are revealed

Wednesday night

A massive night!!

It started with a surprise 5km time trial and finished a visit from Amanda from QLD Orthodics and Podiatry and Andrew Barlow Podiatry!

5km records fell and new ones were created! well done team.

Amanda took us through all things feet! Stretching, common running foot injuries and more!
Please see me for your $10 discount voucher kindly offered by Amanda and her practice.

Saturday Session

With the Brisbane Sky Run, also known as Mousdash on 10th November is a key lead up event for our goal event, Mt Tamborine. This weekend, we will do a reccy of Mousdash in the new course format.

When: 19th October
Where: Meet at the Planetarium Carpark off Mt Cootha Road
Time: 6am-7:30am
What: a 10.5km Run around Mt Cootha, and a little extra for those that finish early!!
Cost: $2

Enter the event here and find out more details:

DRUM ROLL.......
Find out all the details about our 16th November event here!! 
Our very own Urban Adventure Race for a good cause!!

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Thanks + Saturday Session + Saturday 16th...few more details

Thanks to those who attended our dinner on Wednesday night to celebrate the imminent birth of Baby Coops.
Thanks to those who contributed to a gift, meaning we were able to buy them an awesome Toy Box (which we only found out on Wednesday was exactly what they wanted!!) and fill it full of first week essentials for keeping mum and dad awake and fed!

Good luck to Matt and Liss

Saturday Session

This week we will head to the Regatta Hotel for our long run and more importantly, post run breaky!!

When: Saturday 12th October, 2013
Where: Meet in the Regatta Hotel Carpark on Sylvan Road Toowong
What: after a big week of BRS sessions, Fasttrack Series, and are a few options, including a lighter option!
Meet at 6am for the 11km loop, followed by 30mins stretching - finishing approximately 7:30am, followed by Breaky
Meet at 6am for a 1.5 hour run, followed by breakfast
Those who are dying to do a 2 hour run, meet at 6am and knock yourself out!!

Times: 6am kick off

See you all there!!

Saturday 16th November - Place keeper more details....

Last week I asked you to set aside 16th November..... 
Tell your friends, tell your families put time aside from 6am - 9am
There will be chances to win heaps of prizes from:

  • Mizuno
  • The Ship Inn
  • Qld Orthotics and Podiatry + Andrew Barlow Podiatry
  • RechargeHQ
  • Aqua Treadmill Sessions (great for Rebab)
  • AND MORE.......
Am I building the suspense enough...

Happy Running, see you soon

Renae & Matt

Thursday, October 3, 2013

RSVP Baby Party + Saturday Session + Placekeepers!

Baby Team Matt & Liss is on its way....could down is on 4 weeks to go!

Come and help us with the soon to be parents best of luck and to offer our support for the coming months!

When: This Wednesday 9th October
TIme: 7pm after training
Where: The Ship Inn
What: Best of Luck awesome coaches and BRSers Matt and Liss! A great time to catch up for a drink and chat!

RSVP:  If you are keen to put in a little something for their gift, please mention it your email RSVP!!

Saturday Session

Last week we went on an off-Road adventure through the Enoggera Reservoir! an adventure it was!
Around the lake was beautiful single track before we hit the fire trails of rolling hills!  the air was fresh, the scenery tranquil and the company excellent!! We will definitely be heading back there in our preparation of Tour de Tamborine.

This Saturday, we are back to the road!! Well paths actually, lets hit Southbank and Southbank Park Run.

When: Saturday 5th October
Where: Meet on the Stairs near Streets Beach. Parking is $2 under Southbank, enter the carpark, go to the middle and you will see a Pay Machine and an exit that comes out at Max Brenner, as very short stroll to where we will meet.!  Best place to park and be out by 9am.
Time: 6am - 7:45am
What: a 50min run followed by Park Run Southbank at 7am.  a free timed 5km run around Southbank. See their website for more details.
Cost: $2 for refreshments

Followed by Breaky and a chat!!

Placekeepers -

Save the Date Saturday 16th November
Come one come all...
Please put a placekeeper in your diary for Saturday 16th November 6am-10am.
More details coming soon!

Save the Date Saturday 7th December - Xmas & Bday Party
6pm onwards....more details coming soon

Happy Running
Renae & Matt