Monday, January 20, 2020

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - January 20 to January 26


GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Congrats to all who ran, PR’d, cheered, and simply finished 13.1 or 26.2 yesterday. The wind was tough but the cool weather showed up just in time!

Special THANKS to Sue Leone, Alan Svaboda, Chuck Bracht, & Cheryl Verlander for a spectacular post-race party!!
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BCRR Weekly Email
Your future emails may be arriving via a different source as we’ve had recent complications with GMail returning mass emails. Stay tuned….
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Wednesday Night @ Valhalla
Wednesday, January 22, head to Valhalla to celebrate another year around the sun for Maggie Kirkpatrick! Happy Birthday Maggie!! 
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Super Bowl Sunday
Sue & Allen have invited BCRR to a Super Bowl Party at their home - 326 Terrace Drive. Kickoff is 5:30PM. Please RSVP to Alan: svobodeaux007@gmail.com
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2019 HARRA FALL SERIES - COMPLETED
Stay tuned for the Spring Race Calendar 
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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:
  • Beverly Handy - January 21st
  • Madeline Schulz - January 23rd
  • John Phillips - January 25th
  • Tracey Priem - January 26th

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

Happy Hour - Under the Radar
(January 24th, 2020) - Join us Friday evening at Under the Radar (1506 Truxillo St.) for a local Houston Brews on the outdoor patio. Meet starting around 7PM **Post to the BCRR FB if you’re headed their earlier and friends might join you!**

Sunday – Whole Foods

(January 26th, 2020) - Join us Sunday following the long run for breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh.
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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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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

BCRR WEEKLY Update - January 14



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!
It’s Race Week!!!!!
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2020 Chevron Houston Marathon & 
Aramco Half Marathon

Full details of the weekend can be found on the BCRR Website: http://www.bcrr.org/houston-marathon.html

Pasta Potluck Party – Friday, January 17th

The Carb-loading Pasta Potluck will be at The Modern B&B (4003 Hazard) at 6:30PM on Friday. Bring your favorite pasta dish or side to share and strategize for the marathon!!!

Gear Collection
*** There will be NO gear pick up for distribution to aid stations this year!***

Initial Race Day Details:

BCRR will have 1 sponsored Hoopla Stations. Please email the host below to help cheer on your fellow runners:
·        Mile 20: Hosted by Susan Cita - susancita.bcrr@gmail.com

An additional watch and/or drop off location for will be located at the corner of Bissonnett & Mandell – With host’s Chuck and Cheryl @ 5314 Mandell. Feel free to drop off clothing as the race temperature rises. Clothing will be brought to the post-race party.

BCRR Post Marathon Party
The post-race party will be hosted by Sue & Allen - with co-hosts Chuck & Cheryl - at their Terrace home - 326 Terrace Drive. Homemade food, cold (adult) drinks, and a hot tub are ready to help your post-race recovery!!
BCRR Member Cost: $10 & Guest Cost: $15
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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:
  • Tom Helm - January 15th
  • Maggie Kirkpatrick - January 16th
  • Ricky Kramer & Steve Davis - January 17th

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

Happy Hour - Pasta Potluck Party

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, January 13, 2020

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - January 13th to January 20th



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!
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National Championship Gamewatch
Sue Leone & Alan Svaboda have opened their home for a game watch on Monday, January 13th for the 2020 National Championship game! Wear your purple and gold proudly or obnoxious orange… and cheer on your team! Kickoff is 7PM @ 326 Terrace Drive. 
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It’s Race Week!!!!!

2020 Chevron Houston Marathon & 
Aramco Half Marathon
Full details of the weekend can be found on the BCRR Website.

Pasta Potluck Party – Friday, January 17th
The Carb-loading Pasta Potluck will be at The Modern B&B (4003 Hazard) at 6:30PM on Friday. Bring your favorite pasta dish to share and get ready for the marathon!!!

Gear Collection
*** There will be NO gear pick up for distribution to aid stations this year!***

Initial Race Day Details:
BCRR will have 1 sponsored Hoopla Stations. Please email the host below to help cheer on your fellow runners:
·        Mile 20: Hosted by Susan Cita - susancita.bcrr@gmail.com

An additional watch and/or drop off location for will be located at the corner of Bissonnett & Mandell – With host’s Chuck and Cheryl @ 5314 Mandell. Feel free to drop off clothing as the race temperature rises. Clothing will be brought to the post-race party.

BCRR Post Marathon Party
The post-race party will be hosted by Sue & Allen - with co-hosts Chuck & Cheryl - at their Terrace home - 326 Terrace Drive. Homemade food, cold (adult) drinks, and a hot tub are ready to help your post-race recovery!!
BCRR Member Cost: $10 & Guest Cost: $15
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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:
  • Tom Helm - January 15th
  • Maggie Kirkpatrick - January 16th
  • Ricky Kramer & Steve Davis - January 17th

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

Happy Hour - Pasta Potluck Party

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
******
Your BCRR Board!!!
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