Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Wrap Up + Saturday Session + What's on!!

February.....what a month!!

With our 2014 mantra of Commitment and Challenge, I can certainly say February has been a month of particular Challenge!!!

February Challenge - that were accepted!!
Run + Strength & Conditioning Session

Parkrun Circuit Challenge ( + running with a veil)

14km Hot, Hilly Trail Run 


Monday 3rd March - Celebration Time! 
Dinner Ship Inn, 7pm after training
Be there!!! 


+PLUS Happy Birthday 

Join us Monday night for Dinner & Celebration. 
We celebrate all BRS Member Birthdays between January and March PLUS
We will announce the very FIRST Commitment and Challenge Member of the Month - presented our two supporting sponsors RechargeHQ + Shoes, Feet, Gear!!

RSVP Now on Facebook:    BRS Facebook Event

Saturday Session

We haven't ventured to the Regatta for a we are heading there for this week's Saturday session

When: Satuday 1st March
Where: Meet in the Regatta Car Park - on Sylvan Road, Toowong. 
Start Time: 6am start  - if you wish to get a few extra KMs in and still finish with everybody else,  go for a 5:45am start.   
Finish Time: 7:30am
What: a long run, your own pace, join a small group of similar pace. There are HEAPS of options from the Regatta, out and backs, loop courses from 11.5 - 18km - choice is yours!!!

Breaky ++ Coffee at the Regatta afterwards

What's On Updates

BRS Team Details for City2South and the Anzac Day run have been added to the BRS What's On Page.

Happy Running

Renae & Matt  

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Saturday Session & Tom Tom GPS Try out!!

a Saturday Challenge is being put out there!!!

Saturday session is going to be HUGE!!! Join us this Saturday for an awesome COMBO Session, a run + strength & conditioning session.

Where: Meet at Waterfront Park, on Waterloo Street, Newstead  (see Google Maps

Time: 6am run start, 7:15am Strength & Conditioning start

What: 1hr10 Run + 45mins Strength & Conditioning thanks to

Cost: $2 for Run + a gold coin donation for the strength session  - charity is Youngcare!

Coffee + breaky afterwards as always!!!

The Strength & Conditioning session is bought to you by Prestige Lifestyles for Youngcare Charity. 

From Isaac at 

'We are raising cash for 'Young Care' (
You are invited to come along a join in and bring as many people as you want to to help us raise funds for this great organisation!

All you have to bring is a minimum gold coin donation... 

More generous donations are VERY welcome as we would like to raise as much as we can for Young Care so please embrace all the power in you to give and be kind! :-)'

Remember, the more you tackle challenges, the more chance you have to win our Challenge Member of the month!!

TomTom GPS....Give it a try!!

Next Wednesday 26th February, the Australian TomTom Technical Rep is coming to our BRS session to take us through their GPS running watch and all it has to offer!!!

They will be bringing heaps of trial watches that you can wear during the session. 

If you are in the market for a new GPS or interested in seeing whats on the market, come along. 

If you like what you can purchase them from Active Stride with your BRS VIP discount!

Don't forget to mark on your calendar our BRS quarterly birthday dinner on Monday 3rd March.....its a special one, more details to come. 

Happy Running

See you soon
Renae  &  Matt 

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Saturday Session + BRS On Tour Update

Saturday Session

This weekend we head to Southbank for our Saturday Session.

Let's do something different....a Parkrun Circuit challenge!!!!
How many times in 1.5 hours, can you commit to running the Parkrun circuit? 
Remember, take the challenge and you could go into the draw for our Challenge Member of the Month and win a free podiatry assessment at Shoes, Feet, Gear!
Challenge doesn't mean how many you mean accepting the challenge and giving it a go!

Where: Meet at Streets Beach, near the Southbank, near the Surf Club Restaurant

Parking: Park in the Southbank underground carpark for $2! in after 5am out by 9am. Park in the middle near the pay station, and the exit will bring you out near Max Brenners and the stairs!
What: Parkrun circuit (5km) challenge!!! how many can you commit to!!

Cost: $2
When: kick off 6am - 7:30am run
Breaky: This week we head to the Point Bistro, Southbank for something different!

P.S. please wear your BRS Singlet... you will find out more on Saturday!
BRS On Tour
Our expressions of interest has officially closed.
I am very excited to say, we have
  • 23 runners
  • 6 supporters
  • 4 infants
  • 4 kids
How awesome!!!! To our On Tour BRSers, keep an eye out in your inbox for the On Tour Form!
Bring on Airlie Beach, September 2014!!
Happy Running!

Renae & Matt 

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Member of the Month + Saturday Session

We have so many awesome plans for BRS in 2014, I don't know where to start!!....

Here's installment no.1! Probably our biggest in 5 EVER 

Q.  What happens if multiple people win Member of Month - Commitment with the most sessions....
A.  They all go into a draw !

Q. Do Saturday sessions count?
A. Yes they are officially a BRS session

Q. Does social event attendance count towards Member of Month - Commitment ?
A. No......but it doesn't hurt!! 

Q. Can I win Member of Month - Commitment every month....
A. Absolutely (if you are committed!!)

Q. who decides on the Challenge Member of the Month
A. Renae, Matt, Matt, and Liss will be the decision makers here. We will be observing at training, looking for those who give it all with confidence, push yourself out of your comfort zone and generally challenge yourself in 2014 to go onwards and upwards! 

Q. When will they be presented?
A. Our fantastic sponsors, Peter and Matt will be attending our BRS Birthday dinner on March 3 to present the inaugural awards!! From then on, they will be presented at training sessions or birthday dinners by the coaches. 

BRSer's this is a great opportunity to SHINE!!!.....reach your goals and potential.....and make the most of our sponsor generosity!!!

Saturday Session

This week we head to New Farm Park!!

When:  Saturday 8th February
Where: Meet at the New Farm Park Rotunda (Park end closest to the River)
Time: 6am - 7:30am
What: a long run + coffee!!!
Cost: $2

The Jan Power New Farm Markets are bring your money for some breaky treats and coffee!!
Sit on the grass, eat yummy food, stretch and catch up!!

Happy running.....don't forget to challenge yourself this weekend!!!!

Renae & Matt