Sunday, April 27, 2014

Saturday Session and Lots more!!

Saturday Session: Our Newest Sponsor and Trail Running Workshop!!

When: Saturday 3rd May 

Where: Shoes Feet Gear Shop, Shop 5/183 Given Terrace, Paddington. (opposite the Paddington Tavern!) Free parking available underneath the store off Princess St


6am: a 1 hour Run from Shoes Feet Gear store

Introduction to Shoes Feet Gear our running gear sponsors, a Trail Running Workshop + presenting our Members of the Month

Browse Shoes Feet Gear + Breaky at a cafe near the shop!!! 

Anyone is welcome to come along!!!

We STRONGLY ENCOURAGE those attending the Trail Running Workshop and BRS On Tour to attend to find out about the gear required for trail running and injury prevention for trail running. 

Gold Coast Marathon Event Entries

All you need to know about joining the BRS Team and receiving 10% discount on your Gold Coast entries is now up on our What's On page. Entries are open, so feel free to enter with our team name and password as soon as you like!

NOTE: you must have your money deposited into the BRS Account by Sunday 18th May to obtain entry and discount, otherwise your team entry will be deleted.

All information is here

Get awesome discounts  +  fund raise for our BRS Birthday Event in October! 

2014-2015 ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS are coming to BRS!!!!
This year you have the choice between the Entertainment™ Book Membership and the new Entertainment™ Digital Membership! for just $65

From every Entertainment™ Membership we sell, $13 goes towards our fund-raising for Brisbane Running Squad Birthday event in October! The more Entertainment™ Memberships we sell, the more we raise. Let your friends and family know we are selling them and they can help us out too! 
Entertainment™ Memberships contain thousands of valuable up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers from many of the best restaurants, caf├ęs, arts, attractions, hotel accommodation, travel and much more!
You get to do the things you want....but for a discounted price!!
So thinking of getting an Entertainment book for yourself or for a present, why not get it from us!!
They are available at training - just bring along your $65 to purchase...or you can order and pay online and I will get it to you as soon as it arrives!! 
Hopefully we can make us of them for our Saturday Breaky adventures too!!
Happy Runnig
Renae & Matt

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Trail Workshop Update; Darkness to Daylight Challenge, Saturday Session;

Trail Workshop Update Saturday 3rd May

Jot it in your diaries NOW!!

a 1 hour Run from 
Shoes Feet Gear store

Introduction to Shoes Feet Gear our running gear sponsors, a Trail Running Workshop + presenting our Members of the Month

- Browse Shoes Feet Gear + Breaky at a cafe near the shop!!! 

Anyone is welcome to come along!!!

Check out Shoes Feet Gears store location here:

Darkness to Daylight Challenge: Thursday 8th May

On 7-8th May, Brisbane is getting behind a very important cause, running to raise money to end domestic violence. 
There is a 110km challenge that commences 6:30pm on Wednesday night 7th May. Our dedicated Roller Runners Damien and Jake are challenging themselves to complete the whole 110km together! WOW. 
They are raising money for the cause and you can donate to the Everyday Hero account here:

Why not run for the cause too!! They have a 10km timed event which is the last 10km of the whole 110km event.

When: Thursday 8th May 
Time: race start 5:30am
Where: starts at the Southbank Cultural Forecourt. 

There is plenty of time to run for a great cause then pop off to work!!

for entry and details see the Darkness to Daylight page: 

Easter Saturday Session

Well in preparation for all that yummy food and chocolate eggs to be consumed over Easter, lets get the long weekend off to a good start with a long run and scrumptious healthy breaky!!

When: Saturday 19th April
Time: 6am - 7:30am + a good stretch in the park!
Where: Meet at the grass area opposite the Story Bridge Hotel on the corner of Main Street and Rotherham Street.
What: a long run, however far you feel like going in 1.5hrs.
Cost: $2
Breaky: 8am at Main Street Bar & Eatery - part of the Story Bridge hotel. The menu looks good and reasonably priced - and yes they are open Easter Saturday from 8am!

Happy Running

Renae & Matt

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Members of the Month +Saturday Session + Anzac Day Run reminder!

BRS Trail Running Camp
Don't forget to register your interest by next Friday 11th April for our BRS Trail running camp.
All details are here:

Matt and I have been for a reccy, simply awesome!! Great trails and amazing scenery, waterfalls, fresh water blue lobsters everywhere, wallabies, just a gorgeous rainforest!  Oh and we tested the coffee out at the Coffee Shop and yes its ok!!

There are limited spots, so get in now!!! 

Announcing our March Members of the Month

Commitment:  there were several in the running this month.
Gill and Lisa came close runners up!

Nick, Andrew, and Jan only missed 1 session during the month, so they all went into a prize draw!
The lucky winner of a 1 HOUR FREE massage at RechargeHQ was JAN!!!!!

Again there have been so many people challenging their limits and just generally giving it a go!!

Sharon was our CHALLENGE Member of the month for March! She is the quiet achiever!! She joined BRS this year looking to improve her running and times! She joins us for trail runs, challenges herself at training, has been doing additional training on Saturdays and generally always gives her all!!!

Sharon wins a free podiatry, biomechanical and video analysis from Shoes Feet Gear at Paddington!

Well done Ladies!!!

Saturday Session

This week we will be heading to Mt Cootha!
I encourage all BRSers to join us, particularly those coming On Tour!!!!  It is 5 months out from our 28km off road, so why not start your lead up training now!!!!

If you are unable to do the trail run due to prams....injuries, join me for a road run.

Meeting Point:  Slaughter Falls Carpark, Sir Samuel Griffith Drive Mt Cootha
When:  Saturday 12th April  (Matty's Birthday!!) 
Time: 6am-7:45am
Cost: $2
Option 1: A Trail Run with Matt. As trails take a little longer to cover a good amount of KM, this session is 1hr 45mins!
Option 2: a Road Run with Renae 1:30-1:45hrs.  You can always do less!!

Breaky and Coffee at Beans on the Green or Chocolate Orange Espresso!!!


Only 17 days left until the ANZAC Day run. This is the first year for the run and its for a great cause.
12km or 6km distances.

You get to run through the city, then a nice familiar route around Southbank.

Register Now in the BRS Team
Search for Brisbane Run Squad.
Password:  BRS 123

Happy Running

Renae & Matt

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Reminders + Saturday Session + Members of the Month


BRS Trail Running Camp
Don't forget to register your interest by next Friday 11th April for our BRS Trail running camp.
All details are here:

Register for upcoming events as part of BRS
See the What's on page. Note, there is no team entry for the Sunshine Coast Marathon festival as they only do teams of 5.

Saturday Session:

This Saturday there is no formal BRS Session. We have one of our favourite BRSers getting married on Friday night and I hope many of you are participating in the Nerang State Forest Run on Sunday.
Why not use this as a chance to do a long run around your neighbourhood or try out a local Parkrun.

Members of the Month:
So will you be the Challenge or Commitment Member of the Month for March. 
To be announced this Monday 7th April. Somebody will walk away with a free 60min massage from RechargeHQ and a free bio-mechanical assessment from Shoes Feet Gear.

Happy running over the weekend.

Renae & Matt