Tuesday, December 11, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - December 10th to December 16th


GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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BCRR Christmas Week!!
Christmas Lights Run
Wednesday, December 12th @ 6:30 pm - start at the Rose Garden in River Oaks
Join us for a special 4 mile run around River Oaks, featuring the festively decorated houses! VIEW MAP HERE Afterwards we will celebrate with drinks at Kenneally’s Irish Pub (2111 S Shepherd Dr.).

**There will be NO SUPPORTED Wednesday run this week at Rice**
Christmas Party
Friday, December 14th @ 7 pm – Modern B&B (4003 Hazard)
Join us at the Modern B&B for the BCRR Christmas Party! Cost is $10 at the door – which includes a signature cocktail, dinner, and a LIVE BAND!! FESTIVE attire is a must!

Bring your favorite holiday baked treat to compete for Champion of the BCRR Cookie Table!
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Fort Bend KIA 30K - Sunday, December 16th
 
The last race in the Marathon Warm-up Series is here - the Fort Bend KIA 30K. Join your fellow runners Sunday, December 16th for a triple loop course around the lovely neighborhoods of Sugar Land. Race details and registration can be found HERE.

** Please note, there will be NO SUPPORTED Sunday run from Memorial Park**
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John’s LOOOOONG RUN –
Sunday, December 30th
This is the 18th year and the 3rd year for the new site at Sue Leone’s/Alan Svoboda’s Terrace Home (326 Terrace Ave. 77007)
This is open to all BCRR members and guests Start is 6:30 am from The Terrace House. It is a 21 mile single loop route with several ways to adjust the distance. More details to follow!
***We will need help marking the course on Saturday, December 29th - Please let John, Alan, or myself know if you can help. Thanks!***
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2018 HARRA Fall Series
Date
Race
Location
September 29, 2018
October 7, 2018
University of Houston - Clear Lake
October 28, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 25, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
December 16, 2108
Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land
January 20, 2019
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:
·        Cecilia Farias-Ruiz – December 10th
·        Cheryl Shaw – December 11th
·        Jenny Williams – December 12th
·        Claire Daum & Tina Reynolds – December 16th

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

Happy Hour – BCRR CHRISTMAS 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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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - December 3rd to December 9th



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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Striders' Longest Long Run
BCRR has been invited to attended the Striders' supported 21 mile long run in preparation for the Houston Marathon. It will be held Sunday, December 9th. Event details can be found HERE.

We will also have our traditional Sunday supported run beginning at Memorial Park.
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BCRR Christmas Time:
Christmas Lights Run
Wednesday, December 12th @ 6:30 pm - start at the Rose Garden
Join us for a special 4 mile run around River Oaks, featuring the festively decorated houses! VIEW MAP HERE Afterwards we will celebrate with drinks at Kenneally’s Irish Pub (2111 S Shepherd Dr.).
Christmas Party
Friday, December 14th @ 7 pm – Modern B&B (4003 Hazard)
Join us at the Modern B&B for the BCRR Christmas Party! Cost is $10 at the door – which includes a signature cocktail, dinner, and a LIVE BAND!! FESTIVE attire is a must!

Bring your favorite holiday baked treat to compete for Champion of the BCRR Cookie Table!
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John’s LOOOOONG RUN –
Sunday, December 30th
This is the 18th year and the 3rd year for the new site at Sue Leone’s/Alan Svoboda’s Terrace Home (326 Terrace Ave. 77007)
This is open to all BCRR members and guests Start is 6:30 am from The Terrace House. It is a 21 mile single loop route with several ways to adjust the distance. More details to follow!
***We will need help marking the course on Saturday, December 29th - Please let John, Alan, or myself know if you can help. Thanks!***
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2018 HARRA Fall Series
Date
Race
Location
September 29, 2018
October 7, 2018
University of Houston - Clear Lake
October 28, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 25, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
December 16, 2108
Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land
January 20, 2019
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 member -Andrea Milbourne! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
·        Deborah Touchy – December 9th

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

Happy Hour – Eight Row Flint
(Friday, December 7th, 2018) Join us at Eight Row Flint (1039 Yale St), an upscale ice house, serving rare bourbons, craft beers, and margaritas! Join us starting at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods

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(Sunday, December 9th, 2018) Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and 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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Monday, November 26, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - November 26th to December 2nd



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
EXTRA EXTRA!!! Read the latest BCRR Newsletter HERE!!!

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First Sunday of the Month Bayou Run & Breakfast

Join us Sunday, December 2nd for a break from the routine by running along the Buffalo Bayou.
**We need a hydration volunteer for the Shepherd Bridge location. Please REPLY to volunteer. **

Afterwards, join us for breakfast at The Dunlavy (3422 Allen Parkway) for a fresh breakfast overlooking the bayou.  
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HMSA Classical 25K
Congrats to all who raced Sunday! It was a rough weather day for racing - but you all toughed through the 3 loops! The post-race Chili and Beer definitely hit the spot.
Thank you to John Phillips and all who helped with tent set up! Next up: Fort Bend Kia 30K – December 16th!  
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BCRR Christmas Time:
Christmas Lights Run

Wednesday, December 12th @ 6:30 pm - start at the Rose Garden
Join us for a special 4 mile run around River Oaks, featuring the festively decorated houses! VIEW MAP HERE Afterwards we will celebrate with drinks at Kenneally’s Irish Pub (2111 S Shepherd Dr.).
Christmas Party

Friday, December 14th @ 7 pm – Modern B&B (4003 Hazard)
Join us at the Modern B&B for the BCRR Christmas Party! Cost is $10 at the door – which includes a signature cocktail, dinner, and dancing! FESTIVE attire is a must!

Bring your favorite holiday baked treat to compete for Champion of the BCRR Cookie Table!
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John’s LOOOOONG RUN –
Sunday December 30th
This is the 18th year and the 3rd year for the new site at Sue Leone’s/Alan Svoboda’s Terrace Home (326 Terrace Ave. 77007)
This is open to all BCRR members and guests Start is 6:30 am from The Terrace House. It is a 21 mile single loop route with several ways to adjust the distance. More details to follow!
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2018 HARRA Fall Series
Date
Race
Location
September 29, 2018
October 7, 2018
University of Houston - Clear Lake
October 28, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 25, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
December 16, 2108
Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land
January 20, 2019
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 member - Stephanie Kuzydym! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
·        Fred Ward – November 28th
·        Peter Mullin & Kyle Higdon – November 29th
·        Clark Courtright & Lisa Thompson – November 30th
·        Scott Lyon & Raymond Ruiz – December 2nd

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

Happy Hour – Black Labrador

(Friday, November 30th, 2018) Join us at Black Labrador (4100 Montrose Blvd #8), a cozy British Pub! Join us starting at 6:30 PM.

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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