Monday, October 16, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 16th to October 21st


GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 
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Fall Family Picnic
   




Thanks to all who joined us for an afternoon full of delicious foods, festive margaritas, and competitive whiffle ball!

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Wednesday Night @ Valhalla




Wednesday night, join Kathi Mahon as she celebrates her birthday with a tab and packet stuffing for Alex’s 5k! Happy Birthday Kathi!!!

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Halloween Weekend – October 27th-29th




Start your weekend at Lisa’s Halloween Party @ the Modern on Friday night, October 27th, as to not interfere with race day! Costumes are a must!

Then, join us for HARRA’s next race in the fall series – the Houston Half Marathon held Sunday, October 29th! The race begins in downtown Houston, following an out and back course along Allen Parkway.

Post-race party will be hosted by Paul & Sue Schultz at their home (3030 Amherst) beginning at noon!
  
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It’s that time of the year again!! Alex’s 5K & Kids K is quickly approaching!! The race will be held Saturday, November 4that MacGregor Park. Registration is open at www.alex5k.com

Please consider running or volunteering to support a great cause that is near and dear to the club!


The Rockets Run will also be held Saturday, November 4th! We are asking for 8-10 BCRR volunteers to help man the race, as this is a large revenue builder for the club. Please reply to the email to volunteer for either race.
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2017 HARRA Fall Series:


Date
Name
Location
September 23, 2017
Tornados Cross Country Relay
October 8, 2017
University of Houston, Clear Lake
October 29, 2017
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 26, 2017
Wortham Center Plaza, Downtown Houston
December 10, 2017
Sugar Land Town Square
January 14, 2018
George R. Brown Convention Center
  
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:

·         Dennis Dwulet – October 16th
·         Mary Kathryn Campion – October 17th                
·         Kathleen Mahon – October 18th               
·         John Griffin – October 19th  
·         Jim Knievel & Kay Stewart – October 20th               
·         Raymond Verm – October 21st   

   
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
  
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:

Happy Hour – La Grange 
   
(Friday, October 20th, 2017) Please join us this Friday for  happy hour at La Grange (2517 Ralph St) – An expansive patio bar offering regional Mexican dishes, plus craft beer and cocktails. See you at 6:30PM
Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, October 22nd, 2017) Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh.
WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:

Mellow Monday- Join us every Monday for a 3 mile recovery run around Memorial Park at 7:00p.m.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 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 O 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! 


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Monday, October 9, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 9th to October 15th



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 
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Space City 10 Miler

Congrats to all who raced the Space City 10 Miler!! It was a warm and humid day, but BCRR runners pushed their way to the podium! Results can be found HERE once posted.

Special thanks to John, Rosie, and June for their early arrival and set up of the BCRR tent! The "air conditioned" space was greatly appreciated by all!!

Next up – Houston Half Marathon – Sunday, October 29th!

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Wednesday Night @ Valhalla

Wednesday night, join John Colarchik as we celebrate his birthday with a tab at Valhalla! Happy Birthday John!!!

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 Fall Family Picnic

Join us Sunday, October 15th for our annual fall family picnic! The picnic will take place at Presidential Palace, 4010 Mandell, from 1 – 5 PM.

BCRR Board will be manning the grill with burgers and hotdogs, feel free to bring a side or dessert.

The picnic will feature a Wiffle Ball Tournament so bring your best batting skills & gloves!

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It’s that time of the year again!! Alex’s 5K & Kids K is quickly approaching!! The race will be held Saturday, November 4that MacGregor Park. Registration is open at www.alex5k.com

Please consider running or volunteering to support a great cause that is near and dear to the club! - Reply to the weekly email to volunteer!

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2017 HARRA Fall Series:


Date
Name
Location
September 23, 2017
Tornados Cross Country Relay
October 8, 2017
University of Houston, Clear Lake
October 29, 2017
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 26, 2017
Wortham Center Plaza, Downtown Houston
December 10, 2017
Sugar Land Town Square
January 14, 2018
George R. Brown Convention Center
  
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:

·         Ashley Georgulis – October 9th
·         Andrew Albrecht & Rosanne Bulgarella – October 10th                
·         Joe Melanson & John Colarchik – October 11th               
·         Nicole Cheriyan – October 13th  
   
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
  
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:

Happy Hour – Anya Tish Gallery 
  
(Friday, October 13th, 2017) Please join us this Friday for an alternative happy hour at the Anya Tish Gallery (4411 Montrose Blvd #500) – featuring FREEZE! a two-person exhibition featuring paintings and drawings by Shannon Cannings and soft sculptures by Corey Pickett. More details can be found HERE. The event begins at 6PM, see you there!
Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, October 15th, 2017) Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh.
WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:

Mellow Monday- Join us every Monday for a 3 mile recovery run around Memorial Park at 7:00p.m.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 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 O 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! 


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Your BCRR Board!!! 

*******

How would you like to see your own advertisement above in this weekly email? For all personal or business advertising inquiries, please send an email to our treasurer p_griffiths@bellsouth.net