Monday, March 20, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - March 20th to March 26th

GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 

Alternate Wednesday Run
  
As the Bayou is still under construction and treacherous, we will be running Herman Park instead.

Afterwards, join us at Valhalla for a tab sponsored by Diane (Andrew’s neighbor) in thanks of all the hard work BCRR put into ridding her house of the ivy!

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Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon


This fall, venture to Willamette Valley for a weekend of running, wine, and adventure! The race will be Sunday, September 3rd in wine country ~45 minutes from Portland, Oregon. We are ironing out details for accommodations and logistics – Reply to this email to be included in further info! Race details can be found HERE

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Save the date for the upcoming BCRR Events:

BCRR Spring Banquet – Wednesday, May 24th @ St. Arnold's Brewery

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Bayou City Classic 10K - March 18th 

Congrats to all who raced the Bayou City Classic 5K & 10K this Saturday! BCRR was again a strong presence and making a run for top of the Spring Series. There are a couple weeks to rest up until the Bellaire Trolley Run – April 8th!

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HARRA SPRING SERIES

Date:
Name:
Location:
March 11, 2017
Sam Houston Park Downtown
March 18, 2017
Houston City Hall
April 8, 2017
Bellaire City Hall
April 29, 2017
Rice University Track
May 2017
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, Peter Mullin, Imad Khan, & Dallas Nieto! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!! 

BCRR Birthdays:   

Happy Birthday to:
  
·        Donald Daum, David Gaskin, Brook McClain, & Gloria Osuna – March 21st
·        Susan Elias & Stuart Muirhead – March 22nd
·        Ricardo Young – March 23rd
·        Thomas Radosevich – March 24th
·        Alonso Vargas – March 26th


Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
  
SOCIAL CALENDAR:
 Happy Hour – Edison 
(Friday, March 24th, 2017) Please join us this Friday at Edison (4203 Edison St.) for Happy Hour! One of the newest gastropubs in the Heights, with bright lights and craft beer! See you at 6:30 PM. 
Sunday – Whole Foods

(Sunday, March 26th, 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. The goal is to increase membership and recruit new members with this new social event. Following a loop around Memorial, we head to a dinner venue for post running fun. **Please note that in cases of inclement weather, i.e. thunder & lightning, Mellow Monday will be cancelled for safety reasons. 

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.

WORD FROM THE BIRD

See the latest newsletter here! 

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

BCRR MIDWEEK UPDATE

GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 

Wednesday Night at Valhalla
  
Ben Emley will be celebrating his birthday Wednesday night at Valhalla by sponsoring the tab! Happy Birthday to the father-to-be!!

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*CHANGED* Friday Happy Hour

Due to the early bird St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at The Harp, we are moving the BCRR Happy Hour to Miller Outdoor Theater for a performance by Celtic Fire (6000 Herman Park Dr.). Don’t forget your Guinness or Bushmills – kept cool by your favorite BCRR koozie – show starts at 8PM, show up early to claim a spot! Performance details can be found HERE!

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Bayou City Classic 10K - March 18th 


This Saturday, March 18th is the Bayou City Classic 10K! Registration and more information can be found HERE. Let’s keep ahead in the HARRA Spring Series!!

**The Bayou City Classic is in need for additional volunteers! Please email Susan Cita – susancita.bcrr@gmail.com - if you can help! **

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Sunday Funday!! - BCRR Plant Based Cooking Class
Our resident running vegan – Catie Cohen – is hosting a Plant Based Cooking Class at the Modern B&B on Sunday, March 19th at 2PM.
Cost is $45 for a three course meal, recipes, and tips for creating your own nutritious meals at home!
Space is limited! More details and tickets can be found HERE
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Happy Wednesday BCRR!!
~BCRR Board

Monday, March 13, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - March 13th to March 19th

GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!! 

Alternate Wednesday Run
As the Bayou is under construction and treacherous, we will be running Herman Park instead. See you Wednesday!!

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Spring Family Picnic + Community Service Day

Thank you to all who attended the Family Picnic – the "cold weather" didn’t scare us away! We definitely helped a neighbor in need with house work - Followed by delicious food made by our grill master and fellow BCRR members!

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Save the date for the upcoming BCRR Events:

Oregon Wine County Half Marathon – Sunday, September 3rd: This fall, venture to Willamette Valley for a weekend of running, wine, and adventure! Reply to this email if you are interested in further information as we plan the trip! Race details can be found HERE

BCRR Spring Banquet – Wednesday, May 24th @ St. Arnold's Brewery

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Bayou City Classic 10K - March 18th 

Congrats to all who raced the Law Week 8K this Saturday! BCRR showed up strong and started the Spring Series with a BANG!

Next up: Bayou City Classic 10K – March 18th! Registration and more information can be found HERE.

**The Bayou City Classic is in need of additional volunteers! Please email Susan Cita – susancita.bcrr@gmail.com - if you can help! **
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HARRA SPRING SERIES

Date:
Name:
Location:
March 11, 2017
Sam Houston Park Downtown
March 18, 2017
Houston City Hall
April 8, 2017
Bellaire City Hall
April 29, 2017
Rice University Track
May 2017
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:
  
·        Sheila Ramamurthy – March 15th
·        Benjamin Emley – March 16th
·        Susan Davis, Kate Philbrick, & Bryan Ryan – March 17th  

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
  
SOCIAL CALENDAR:
 Happy Hour – The Harp 
(Friday, March 17th, 2017) Please join us this Friday at The Harp (1625 Richmond Ave.) for a St. Patty’s Day Happy Hour! Celebrate with some green beer at an Irish Pub!! See you at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods

(Sunday, March 19th, 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. The goal is to increase membership and recruit new members with this new social event. Following a loop around Memorial, we head to a dinner venue for post running fun. **Please note that in cases of inclement weather, i.e. thunder & lightning, Mellow Monday will be cancelled for safety reasons. 

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.

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