Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Member Achievements & Weekly Updates

Time Trial
CONGRATULATIONS to everybody for their efforts at the 5km time trial on Monday night. Some fantastic improvements. Many personal bests including:
Darrel Giles - a 1min 20 improvement after a 25km Run on Sunday - Great stuff!
Claire Lynch - smashed her PB by 3mins 40 secs!
Bill Rutland - continues his improvements, a 23.15min run, beating his PB by 50secs

Well done to all and the results will be posted onto the website over the weekend.

Member Achievements
Our star marathon Runner, Darrell Giles 16th CABOOLTURE HISTORICAL VILLAGE DUSK TO DAWN 6 HOUR RUN in a team of 3 on Saturday 13th February. Darrell's team started their quest at midnight, and completed 150 laps of 500m dirt track around the village, 75kms in total, each doing 25kms in two-hour stints.

Darrell's team finished first, taking gold from their nearest rivals who completed 144 laps.
Sensational running, big congratulations!

Clem7 10km Sunday 28 February
Many of you have entered to complete the Clem7 Run this Sunday 28 February. Don't forget to pick up your race packs from
Intraining Running Centre
33 Park Rd,
Race Office Opening Hours: 9am -4pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday before the race.
Enjoy the unique tunnel experience!

Happy Running

Renae & Matt

Monday, February 15, 2010

Wrap Up & Time Trial

Core Session
Last Sunday 8 February we held our first core strength session designed specifically for runners. After a morning of rain, it held off just long enough to finish the hour session and head for coffee. Well done to those that dragged themselves out of bed on a rainy Sunday morning.

The next session is:
When: Saturday 7th March
Where: New Farm Park (next to the Rotunda)
Time: 7am - 8am
What to bring: a water bottle and towel
What ability: we will cater for all abilities and strengths
Cost: $8 members, $10 non-members

Stair Challenge Results
Your stair challenge results have been added under Time Trials on the website. We will do the stair challenge once every 3 months as an indication to you of your improving strength and endurance. Great first effort!

Time Trial Monday 22 February
To enable you to prepare accordingly (sleep, nutrition, mentally,) this is a heads up that next Monday night 22 February is a 5km time trial. Our last time trial was 21 December (results on website). This will be a good opportunity to see how you are travelling towards your up and coming goals.

This Week
Great to see some new faces along tonight. On a hot, humid, summer night everbody had a great session. Well done.

Matt and I are having a few days of leave, so Mark Turner from Brisbane Triathlon Squad will be taking the session on Wednesday night - 17 Feb, ENJOY!

We will see you next Monday night 22 February.

Happy Running
Renae & Matt

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Weekly Update & Upcoming Races

Core Session this Sunday 7 February
To guide you on the most effective techniques and exercises to develop a stable core for running, we are introducing a monthly Core Stability session.

These sessions will be held on the weekend. First session:
When: This Sunday 8th February
Where: New Farm Park (next to the Rotunda)
Time: 7am - 8am
What to bring: a water bottle and towel
What ability: we will cater for all abilities and strengths
Cost: $8 members, $10 non-members

We look forward to seeing you there. Please bring along money if you would like to join us for a coffee after the session.

CLEM 7 10km Tunnel Run
Those of you who registered late last year for the tunnel run, should have received your link to enter the Clem 7 Tunnel run, now scheduled for Sunday 28 February.
If you are interested in registering, click here

BRS will not be entering a team as we have the Twilight Run 3 weeks after. Of course, feel free to enter the Clem 7 event as an individual, yes a once in a life time opportunity to run in a tunnel with 5000 other Brisbanites, a great experience! If you are doing the Twilight 10km or 21km, please treat the Clem 7 as a training run to get distance in your legs, as opposed to a race. Save your PBs and your legs for the Twilight run.

Upcoming Events
Matt C bought these races to our attention. Would be good to do if you are looking for smaller events and race experience.

Sports Super Centre Fun Run Series 2010
Race 1 - Sunday March 14th 5km race for all
Race 2 - Sunday April 11th 8km and 5km
Race 3 - Sunday May 2nd 10km and 5km
Race 4 - Sunday May 30th 15km and 5km
Race 5 - Sunday June 20th 10km and 5km

All races start and finish at the Sports Super Centre - Sports Drive Runaway Bay. See website for more details

Happy Running
Renae & Matt