Monday, May 21, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - May 21st to May 27th



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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Joe Conway Memorial Track Meet

Thank you to all who ran, donated, volunteered, and cheered! We raised more than $4000 for Joe's children's college funds. The track meet was a competitive night, honoring a great member of the Houston running community.

Results will be available later this week on the BCRR Website.
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BCRR Spring Banquet - Wednesday, May 23rd
Wednesday, May 23rd @ St. Arnold's Brewery (2000 Lyons Ave)
Taps open at 6:30 PM
Tickets will be $15 at the door (cash or check) – this includes dinner from Lasagna House and beer!!

The Cookie Table is returning! Members are invited to bring their best baked goods to share! We will vote for the best tasting treat to receive an award!

You will also be able to renew your BCRR Membership at the Banquet:
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members

**There will be NO SUPPORTED Wednesday Run this week. Please join us at the Banquet!!**
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Colorado Half Marathon
Saturday, August 4th - The club will venture to Estes Park in Colorado for a half marathon! Race details HERE. Details and lodging to be determined. Please reply to this email to receive additional information as we are currently exploring options for lodging.

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2018 HARRA Spring Series
COMPLETE!! Enjoy your summer of easy running!
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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:
·        Jonathan Miller – May 22nd
·        Bill Lindsey – May 23rd
·        June Harris – May 27th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
Happy Hour – Holman Draft Hall
(Friday, May 25th, 2018) Join us at Holman Draft Hall (820 Holman St) A cozy draft hall with beer, frozen house cocktails, and wine! Please join us at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, May 27th, 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 7:00p.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!  http://www.bcrr.org/news-arch ive.html
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Your BCRR Board!!!
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Looking for an extra Reason2Race in 2018? Every mile you run or walk can get us a step closer to a world free from hunger and poverty when you run for Heifer International! Whether you are a triathlete, you want to get your whole family out on the course for fun, or you just want to make the world a better place, we NEED you! We have never been closer to finishing hunger for good than we are right now and you can help us reach the end. Join the team right here in Houston: https://my.reason2race.com/cau se/heiferinternational or anywhere in the world at www.teamheifer.org
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Monday, May 14, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE: May 14th to May 20th

GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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2018 Bayou Bash Relay
Thank you to all who ran, volunteered, and cheered on Saturday evening!! BCRR represented strong with 18 teams! There were several age group awards. Now to await the final tally for the HARRA Club Competition.

Results can be found HERE.
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Joe Conway Memorial Track Meet
Join us Sunday, May 20th at 5 PM on the Rice Track for a track meet in honor of a long time BCRR member and running buddy - Joe Conway. Proceeds of this donation based event will be going to a college fund for Joe's children.

Featured running events include:

  • 4 x 100 (Kids' Race)
  • 400
  • 800
  • Mile
  • 4 x 400
  • 4 x 800

Additional event details can be found HERE.  If you do not want to run, volunteers are needed for time keeping and registration. Please contact: christinabcrr@gmail.com to volunteer.
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BCRR Spring Banquet - Wednesday, May 23rd
Wednesday, May 23rd @ St. Arnold's Brewery (2000 Lyons Ave)
Taps open at 6:30 PM
Tickets will be $15 at the door (cash or check) – this includes dinner from Lasagna House and beer!!
The Cookie Table is returning! Members are invited to bring their best baked goods to share! We will vote for the best tasting treat to receive an award!

You will also be able to renew your BCRR Membership at the Banquet:
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members
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CALLING FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS!!!
Interested in helping support the club as an active member of the board? Know someone who could help this club keep growing and making an impact in the running community? Nominate yourself or someone to run as a member of the board. Positions include:

·        President
·        Vice-President
·        Secretary
·        Treasurer
·        Members at Large
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Colorado Half Marathon
Saturday, August 4th - The club will venture to Estes Park in Colorado for a half marathon! Race details HERE. Details and lodging to be determined. Please reply to this email to receive additional information as we are currently exploring options for lodging.

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2018 HARRA Spring Series
COMPLETE!! Enjoy your summer of easy running!
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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest members, Scott Moore! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
·        Christian Boada, Milan Jamrich, & Miriam Werner – May 14th
·        Harsh Bhasin – May 20th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
Happy Hour – Truck Yard
(Friday, May 18th, 2018) Join us at Truck Yard (2118 Lamar St) Houston’s newest “Adult Playground” with beer, cocktails, food, and a ferris wheel! Please join us at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, May 20th, 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 7:00p.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!  http://www.bcrr.org/news-archive.html
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Your BCRR Board!!!
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Looking for an extra Reason2Race in 2018? Every mile you run or walk can get us a step closer to a world free from hunger and poverty when you run for Heifer International! Whether you are a triathlete, you want to get your whole family out on the course for fun, or you just want to make the world a better place, we NEED you! We have never been closer to finishing hunger for good than we are right now and you can help us reach the end. Join the team right here in Houston: https://my.reason2race.com/cause/heiferinternational or anywhere in the world at www.teamheifer.org
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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
 

Monday, May 7, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - May 7th to May 13th


GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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Bayou Bash Relay - Saturday, May 12th
The HARRA club competition is extremely close, so BCRR needs a big turnout at the relay to capture the top spot! The club is covering the cost of racing for all members who are current with BCRR & HARRA. Race details can be found HERE. Your age group captains will be reaching out to you soon to organize teams:
Open: Christina Jones – christinabcrr@gmail.com & Andrew Young – young.andrew.joseph@gmail.com
Masters: Christina Jones - christinabcrr@gmail.com & Peter Griffiths - p_griffiths@bellsouth.net
Veterans: Anna Helm  - gaslyte@yahoo.com & Joe Lengfellner - thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com
Ultra: Christina Jones - christinabcrr@gmail.com & Mike Mangan - mikemangan41@yahoo.com

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CALLING FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS!!!
Interested in helping support the club as an active member of the board? Know someone who could help this club keep growing and making an impact in the running community? Nominate yourself or someone to run as a member of the board. Positions include:

·        President
·        Vice-President
·        Secretary
·        Treasurer
·        Members at Large
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Volunteer Opportunities:
There are several opportunities to volunteer with BCRR this spring:
  • Bayou Bash Relay - Saturday, May 12th: John Phillips will need help at the boatshed Saturday afternoon & Sunday morning for equipment pickup/cleanup. Race day, volunteers needed for water support, equipment pick up, and kids games. Please contact Rosie Schmandt: rschmandt@yahoo.com
  • Joe Conway Memorial Track Meet - Sunday, May 20th: Volunteers needed for time keeping, results runner, and water stations. Please contact Christina Jones: christinabcrr@gmail.com
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Upcoming BCRR Events:
Joe Conway Memorial Track Meet
Join us the afternoon of Sunday, May 20th at the Rice Track for a track meet in honor of a long time BCRR member and running buddy - Joe Conway. Event details can be found HERE.


BCRR Annual Banquet
Wednesday, May 23rd - Join the club at St. Arnold’s Brewery for an evening of beer, food, and awards celebrating a great year of running! More details to follow.

Colorado Half Marathon
Saturday, August 4th - The club will venture to Estes Park in Colorado for a half marathon! Race details HERE. Details and lodging to be determined. Please reply to this email to receive additional information as it becomes available.

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2018 HARRA Spring Series
Date:
Name:
Location:
February 17, 2018
Sam Houston Park Downtown
March 17, 2018
Houston City Hall
April 14, 2018
Bellaire City Hall
April 28, 2018
Rice University Track
May 12, 2018
T.C. Jester Park
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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:
·        Ivy Martino, Joan McGuirk, & Anastasia Aourik – May 7th
·        Karen Sebby – May 9th
·        Gloria Mahoney – May 10th   
·        Dani Carbone & Warren Huang– May 11th
·        Anna Vargas – May 12th  

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
Happy Hour – 8th Row Flint
(Friday, May 11th, 2018) Join us at 8th Row Flint (1039 Yale St.) an upscale ice house with craft beer, bourbon, margaritas, and a Taco Truck! Please join us at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, May 13th, 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 7:00p.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!  http://www.bcrr.org/news- archive.html
******
Your BCRR Board!!!
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Looking for an extra Reason2Race in 2018? Every mile you run or walk can get us a step closer to a world free from hunger and poverty when you run for Heifer International! Whether you are a triathlete, you want to get your whole family out on the course for fun, or you just want to make the world a better place, we NEED you! We have never been closer to finishing hunger for good than we are right now and you can help us reach the end. Join the team right here in Houston: https://my.reason2race.com/ cause/heiferinternational or anywhere in the world at www.teamheifer.org
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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