BRC Run – 6/15 – Just One Hill? – 7.4 mi

15. June 2018 News 0
Just One Hill Anybody can do this easy uphill jaunt, right? Ummm…maybe not. But I’ll show some serious respect to Rusty and Jess (and anyone else who got registered) as they make the climb up the auto road. Check out the elevation profile on this beast.  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/2106839548/ Anyway… What and where are we running? I ...

BRC Run – 6/09 – Dale and Great Pond– 8.5 mi

08. June 2018 News 0
Less Planning than Usual I had some ideas for what to write leading into this week’s note, but I am stumped by writer’s block this morning. At least I figured out where we should run.  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/1618474255/ At about the 5 mile mark, there is a little grocery/lunch counter kind of place. I plan to bring ...

BRC Run – 6/02 – Away Game – 7.4 mi [PAY ATTENTION]

01. June 2018 News 0
​ Do NOT go to the Common Time for a bit of experimentation. This Week we’re having an away game. We are NOT starting at the town common. Instead, we’re meeting at the Sharpner’s Pond soccer field parking lot. I checked – there’s no Games until noon or 1 as far as I can find. ...

BRC Run – 5/26 –Memorial Day – 13 mi [BORDERS]

25. May 2018 News 0
​ What? No Border Run? Of course we’re doing a border run. It just so happens that this year, we’re touring the memorials in Campagnone Common in Lawrence, which coincidentally lies on the return path from Salem, so we’re getting borders while we’re at it. Campagnone Common is named for the three Campagnone brothers of ...

BRC Run – Haverhill Redux – 11.4 mi [BORDER]

18. May 2018 News 0
    Last Borders? Didn’t we just do this? Yes. Yes, we did. However, I’m still working to get folks their last borders.  This week we’ll pick up a new member if we can have someone escort him to Haverhill (and Boxford) and back to the Common http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/1745985692/ Biergarten Remember that this is the weekend ...

BRC Run 5/12 — North Reading — 14 Miles [BORDER RUN]

11. May 2018 News 0
    ​ Last Borders? I’m working to give the opportunity to people to complete their borders. I know at least two active RWOBs need this long run. I know it takes a while, but let’s go to North Reading. http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/33471780/ Biergarten Don’t forget to add to your calendar Notch Brewing’s Mobile Biergarten. Frank sent out ...

BRC Run – 5/5 – Haverhill the Hard Way – 11.4 Miles

04. May 2018 News 0
​  Even More Marathons Great job running your marathons last weekend Val, Paul, and Tara. We watched. Well, we tracked you online like crazy backward athleti-stalkers. BRC getting it done. Any more coming up? More Borders Some people got Boxford last week. If you missed it, you can still get it this week on the ...

BRC Run – 4/28 – Back to Business – 9.1 miles

27. April 2018 News 0
  More Marathons on Deck I know you thought that marathon season was over. Two more coming this weekend that I know about. First, everyone give a big “Yee-haw!” and “Git’ er done” to Paul Geffken, representing at the Nashville St. Jude Rock and Roll Marathon this Sunday. Also a big fist pump to Tara ...

BRC Blog: Running the Abbott World Marathon Majors

24. April 2018 Blog 1
BRC Blog: Running the Abbott World Marathon Majors
In case you missed it, last week Desi Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, and in fact American ladies took an unprecedented 7 of the top 10 spots. On the men’s side Yuki Kawauchi became the first Japanese to break the tape in 31 years. If those stories ...

BRC Run – 4/21 – The End of Hibernation – 6.2 miles

20. April 2018 News 0
  ​ Waking up After a Long Nap There are many reasons to not run in the winter. Some people are off skiing. Many have aversion to the cold (and yet can’t bring themselves to move to San Diego.) Holiday excess and long dark nights, too. But it’s time to wake up and get back ...