BRC Run – 05/02 – 0645 – April Showers Bring…

01. May 2020 News 0
May allergens. Some of you know what I’m talking about. It’s that time of year, when all the pent-up energy hidden away in the cold of winter is released from the plants all at once in an overabundance of exuberant joy. (Think the first night the bars are open after the scary pandemic) Sure, the ...

BRC Run – 04/18 – 0645 – Patriots’ Day

17. April 2020 News 0
It’s Here! Every runner’s favorite holiday has come. Apparently it, too, is essential. But the big race has been postponed. A possible snowstorm tonight may leave some slush. The ‘Rona is out there trying to kill me. What is a runner to do? Sulk about the house? Sit in the living room and cry? No! ...

Addendum: BRC Run – 04/11 – 0645 – Entering Boring

10. April 2020 News 0
  Special Upcoming Activities I COMPLETELY forgot to mention that we have at least 2 marathon opportunities for those of you who have been training. On Saturday, April 18th, Speedy Pete will be running his marathon from the Common, which he described as a kind of cloverleaf. On Monday, April 20th, Johnny G will be ...

BRC Run – 04/11 – 0645 – Entering Boring

10. April 2020 News 0
Entering Boring? Never! Let’s keep it going. This week, I really had nothing. No ideas, no clever words (pretend as if those ever come from me) and once again, obviously, no route. Thank goodness for online community.   Paul ’76 ‘Merica suggested it might be fun to tell people to go run and take pictures ...

BRC Run – 04/04 – 0645 – Monumental Disruption

03. April 2020 News 0
Recap and reconnect Thanks for everyone who played last weekend and congratulations to our winners. Glad you could make it. Separately. We will have more contests in the future, so keep your heads up.   For all of the readership who have responded over the last several weeks, I thank you. Your words of encouragement ...

BRC Run – 03/28 – 0645 – Essential

27. March 2020 News 0
What is Essential? Everyone has been talking about what “essential” means in this age. Some businesses are forced to close if they aren’t deemed necessary to keep society going. Some of us are thrown out into the world at great risk to keep the engine at least idling, until the machine can roar back to ...

BRC Run – 03/21 – 0645 – Keep Your Distance

20. March 2020 News 0
What is there to do besides run?   As it currently stands, I think the CDC has recommended avoiding gatherings of 50 or more people.  Governor Baker issued an emergency order limiting gatherings to 25 individuals, and I believe the most recent guidance is to avoid groups of 10 or more. Note that this is America. ...

BRC Run – 03/14 – 0645 – Boxford – 9.1 mi [BORDER]

13. March 2020 News 0
There are so many OTHER things we could be talking about.   Holy cow, the media has whipped their followers into a frenzy, and so many have lost their minds! Tomorrow’s date is a fave of many math nerds. That’s right, Pi Day is here. BUT we also have St Patrick’s Day approaching. Some years, we’ve ...

BRC Run – 03/06 – 0645 – Stiles Pond – 10.3 mi

06. March 2020 News 0
Lose an Hour!   That’s right. The government is stealing an hour from you. How does that make you feel? Darker mornings are happening, at least for a bit. I’m sure this is all great news for you afternoon/evening runners. Morning runners will have to either wait a little longer, or put the headlamps back on. ...