Monday, June 19, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - June 19th to June 25th



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 

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 BCRR Beer Mile

Saturday night, BCRR members gathered for the competitive event of the summer – the Beer Mile! Results are as follows:

Men:
1st Place: Keven DiVerde – 8:20 (+ penalty lap)
2nd Place: Avi Moss – 8:49
3rd Place: Frank Dougherty – 9:45 (+ penalty lap)
4th Place: Jon Jarvis – 10:15
5th Place: Andrew Littlefield – 11:04 (+ penalty lap)
6th Place: Neeraj Rohilla – 13:25 (+ penalty lap)

Women:
1st Place: Leah Carver – 10:44
2nd Place: Caitlin Powers – 16:51
3rd Place: Christina Jones – 18:05

Supportive Participants: Catie Cohen & Jacqueline Flaherty

Check out July’s newsletter for all the details of this historic BCRR event!

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 Hydration Station Volunteer Needed!


Thank you to Sue Leone for volunteering to covering 3 weeks of hydration station duties!

We are still in need of a volunteer for THIS WEEK:
·        June 25th – Gas Station

BCRR can provide you with all of the supplies. Please reply to this email to volunteer for this Sunday morning!
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 Cocktail Making Class – Save the Date 


Saturday, August 12th – Chuck and Cheryl will be hosting a cocktail making class. You will learn what a cocktail is and the essential tools and ingredients needed for a well-stocked bar! Space is limited to 15 participants and there will be a fee for the class. RSVP to this email for the registration link!


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 Bayou City Road Runner Dues 2017 – 2018 
It is time to pay dues for the 2017-2018 season. Dues can be paid online HERE
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:

We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest member, Rajesh Joshi! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:

·         Ragan Crowell – June 19th            
·         Valentino Julien – June 20th         
·         Emma Kosciak – June 21st
·         Rick Cagney – June 22nd      
·         Lauren Wilder– June 23rd         
·         Richard Verm– June 24th          
     
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
  
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
 Happy Hour – Axelrad
(Friday, June 23rd, 2017) Please join us this Friday at Axelrad (1517 Alabama St.) – for a cold beer at a great outdoor setting! And Luigi’s Pizza is next door for some delicious dinner! We will meet at 6:30 PM. 
Sunday – Whole Foods 
(Sunday, June 25th, 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, June 12, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - June 12th to June 18th

GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 

It's a week full of activities – Dash & Splash, Beer Mile, and Happy Hour!

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 Wednesday Night Dash & Splash

Following the Wednesday night DASH across the bayou – we will make a SPLASH at Andrew Young’s house (4010 Mandell St.) for pool time, hot dogs, beer, and ice cream!!

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 BCRR Beer Mile – Saturday, June 17th
  
This Saturday, Frank & Caitlin will be hosting a Beer Mile at Memorial Park. Run starts at 6:30 PM on the quarter mile asphalt track across from Mile 0. Full details & RSVP can be found on the BCRR Beer Mile Event Page 

Please RSVP to ensure your beer - Cost is $5!

After the event, venture to Discovery Green where the Fab 40 (featuring BCRR's Susan Latimer) will be performing the Beatles’ recording of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band! Concert starts at 8 PM.

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 Hydration Station Volunteers Needed!

In the upcoming month, there will be several weeks where BCRR will need a hydration station volunteer on the Sunday Morning Run:
·        June 25th – Gas Station
·        July 2nd – Shepherd Bridge on the Bayou Routs
·        July 9th & July 16th – Gas Station

BCRR can provide you with all of the supplies. Please reply to this email to volunteer for a Sunday morning!
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 Cocktail Making Class – Save the Date 

Saturday, August 12th – Chuck and Cheryl will be hosting a cocktail making class. You will learn what a cocktail is and the essential tools and ingredients needed for a well-stocked bar! Space is limited to 15 participants and there will be a fee for the class. More details coming soon!


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 Bayou City Road Runner Dues 2017 – 2018 
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It is time to pay dues for the 2017-2018 season. Dues can be paid online HERE
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members

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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:

·         John Walsh – June 12th            
·         Rebecca Verm* – June 13th         
·         Jonathan Zwickel – June 14th
·         John Wacasey & Jay Hendrickson – June 16th     
·         Andrew Kenworthy – June 17th         
     
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
  
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
 Happy Hour – Michael’s Outpost
(Friday, June 16th, 2017) Please join us this Friday at Michael’s Outpost (1419 Richmond Ave) –  a Congenial piano bar & cabaret with live entertainment & familiar drinks with a bygone flair! Show starts at 7:30 PM!
Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, June 18th, 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, June 5, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE: June 5th to June 11th

GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 

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 Wednesday Night at Valhalla

  
This Wednesday, June 7th, celebrate at Valhalla with a tab sponsored by Christoph Eick in belated honor of his birthday!!

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***Last Call***
Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon

Last call for those interested in the Wine Country Half Marathon! We will be booking accommodations this week! Please reply to this email ASAP if you are interested.  The race will be Sunday, September 3rd.

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 Bayou City Road Runner Dues 2017 – 2018 
 
It is time to pay dues for the 2016-2017 season. Dues can be paid online HERE
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members

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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:

·         Steve Hasson – June 7th            
·         Caryn Honig & Fred Steves – June 8th         
·         Carol Schmidt, Jonathan Schulz*, & Ryan Thowson – June 10th
·         Julie Walters & Jeremy Lankford – June 11th                      
     
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
  
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
 Happy Hour – Reserve 101
(Friday, June 9th, 2017) Please join us this Friday at Reserve 101 (1201 Caroline St.) – a cozy whiskey bar located downtown - with STELLAR cocktails and lots of whiskey for the tasting! See you there at 6:30 PM
Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, June 11th, 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