Monday, October 7, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 7 to October 13



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!
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Space City 10 Miler
Congrats to all who ran! Next up - Houston Half Marathon - October 27th 
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Bayou Run Redo - Sunday, October 13th
Since the 10 Miler canceled the first Sunday Bayou Run - let’s try again this Sunday! Join us for a break from River Oaks and run the Buffalo Bayou.
Afterwards - head to Cielito Cafe (1915 Dunlavy St.) for a Mexican Breakfast in a cozy cafe in Montrose! 
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Mellow Monday Scrabble Run
Join us Monday, October 7th, for a Mellow Monday Scrabble Run to meet the members of your board!! Board members will be scattered around the loop at Memorial Park with scrabble tiles. Complete the 3 mile route and assemble the highest scoring word to win a prize!

Run starts at 7 PM at the Picnic Loop. 
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2019 Tour de Bayou Series
HARRA's very own cross country series is returning this October.  Click on each stage to sign up for each race event on Facebook.
  • Stage 1 - October 3, 2019 - Spotts Park
  • Stage 2 - October 10, 2019 - Cullen Running Trails Center
  • Stage 3 - October 17, 2019 - Cullen Running Trails Center
  • Stage 4 - October 24, 2019 - Stude Park Bike Trail
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BCRR Membership 2019-2020
It’s that time of the year again! BCRR Membership renewal is due!  CLICK HERE to complete online:
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members
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2019 HARRA FALL SERIES
Date
Race
Location
October 6, 2019
University of Houston - Clear Lake
October 27, 2019
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 9, 2019
December 1, 2019
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
December 15, 2109
Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land
January 19, 2020
George R. Brown Convention Center, Downtown Houston
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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest members! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
  • Tim McGuirk - October 8th
  • Lulis Navarro - October 9th
  • Omar Karim, Joe Melanson, & John Colarchik - October 11th
  • Heather Olin Wright - October 13th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:

Happy Hour - Petrol Station
(Friday, October  11th, 2019) Join us at Petrol Station (985 Wakefield Dr) a divey burger bar with ample beer on tap and a cozy porch for the “cooler” weather. See you starting around 7PM

Sunday – Whole Foods - to return next week

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WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:
Mellow Monday- Join us every Monday for a 3 mile recovery run around Memorial Park at 7:00 PM. Runners who are interested should park on the east side of the parking lot in front of the softball fields off of the Picnic Loop. Following a loop around Memorial, we head to a dinner venue for post running fun.
Wednesday at Rice University: Every Wednesday evening we meet at 6:30 PM at Rice University (run leaves at 6:40 PM sharp!). All levels are welcome. And the best part is the cheap beer at Valhalla afterwards. Parking is available at First Christian Church/School (1628 Rice Boulevard).
To park in the church parking lot, you need a BCRR bumper sticker. Please see Lisa Thompson for a sticker if you do not already have one.
Friday Speedwork (Memorial Park 5:30 AM): Contact Peter Griffiths for more information-  p_griffiths@bellsouth.net
Sunday Long Run (Memorial Park, 6:30 AM): Meet us at the Tennis Center (Old 0 Mile Marker) for a 10, 11, or 12 mile route around Memorial Park and through River Oaks. Immediately following the run, join us Whole Foods for coffee and conversation.
**Please note that in cases of inclement weather, i.e. thunder & lightning, group runs will be cancelled for safety reasons. Check the BCRR Facebook Page for the latest updates on run cancellations**
WORD FROM THE BIRD
See the latest newsletter here!  http://www.bcrr.org/news-archive.html
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Your BCRR Board!!!
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Monday, September 30, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - September 29 to October 6


GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!
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Birthdays @ Valhalla!!
This Wednesday at Valhalla, celebrate Peter Griffiths, Christina Jones, Bob Kirkpatrick, & John Philbrick with pizza and beer - Happy Birthday friends!!!
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Space City 10 Miler - Sunday, October 6th
Join us Sunday, October 6th, for the first race in the HARRA Fall Series - the Space City 10 Miler. It is a certified single loop course that ventures around Clear Lake. BCRR will be there with a tent! Registration can be found HERE

**There will be NO SUPPORTED Sunday run on October 6th - Please come race or cheer on BCRR!!** 

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Mellow Monday Scrabble Run
Join us Monday, October 7th, for a Mellow Monday Scrabble Run to meet the members of your board!! Board members will be scattered around the loop at Memorial Park with scrabble tiles. Complete the 3 mile route and assemble the highest scoring word to win a prize!

Run starts at 7 PM at the Picnic Loop. 
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2019 Tour de Bayou Series
HARRA's very own cross country series is returning this October.  Click on each stage to sign up for each race event on Facebook.
  • Stage 1 - October 3, 2019 - Spotts Park
  • Stage 2 - October 10, 2019 - Cullen Running Trails Center
  • Stage 3 - October 17, 2019 - Cullen Running Trails Center
  • Stage 4 - October 24, 2019 - Stude Park Bike Trail
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BCRR Membership 2019-2020
It’s that time of the year again! BCRR Membership renewal is due!  CLICK HERE to complete online:
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members
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2019 HARRA FALL SERIES
Date
Race
Location
October 6, 2019
University of Houston - Clear Lake
October 27, 2019
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 9, 2019
December 1, 2019
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
December 15, 2109
Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land
January 19, 2020
George R. Brown Convention Center, Downtown Houston
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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest members! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
  • Rus Wesing - September 30th
  • April Murphy - October 1st
  • Mark Conran & Mary Feniello - October 3rd
  • Erin Gaffney & Melissa Swanson - October 4th
  • Hardeep Thind - October 6th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:

Happy Hour - Stone’s Throw
(Friday, October  4th, 2019) Join us at Stones Throw (1417 Westheimer Rd) a cozy bar with tasty cocktails and throwback music. See you starting around 7PM

Sunday – Whole Foods - to return next week

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WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:
Mellow Monday- Join us every Monday for a 3 mile recovery run around Memorial Park at 7:00 PM. Runners who are interested should park on the east side of the parking lot in front of the softball fields off of the Picnic Loop. Following a loop around Memorial, we head to a dinner venue for post running fun.
Wednesday at Rice University: Every Wednesday evening we meet at 6:30 PM at Rice University (run leaves at 6:40 PM sharp!). All levels are welcome. And the best part is the cheap beer at Valhalla afterwards. Parking is available at First Christian Church/School (1628 Rice Boulevard).
To park in the church parking lot, you need a BCRR bumper sticker. Please see Lisa Thompson for a sticker if you do not already have one.
Friday Speedwork (Memorial Park 5:30 AM): Contact Peter Griffiths for more information-  p_griffiths@bellsouth.net
Sunday Long Run (Memorial Park, 6:30 AM): Meet us at the Tennis Center (Old 0 Mile Marker) for a 10, 11, or 12 mile route around Memorial Park and through River Oaks. Immediately following the run, join us Whole Foods for coffee and conversation.
**Please note that in cases of inclement weather, i.e. thunder & lightning, group runs will be cancelled for safety reasons. Check the BCRR Facebook Page for the latest updates on run cancellations**
WORD FROM THE BIRD
See the latest newsletter here!  http://www.bcrr.org/news-archive.html
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Your BCRR Board!!!
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