Monday, July 21, 2014

BCRR This Week, July 21 through July 28, 2014

HELLO BAYOU CITY

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Welcome new members: Lauren Hammang, Christina Jones, Aaron Imlah, and Gabe Gomez! We're so happy to have you!

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BCRR Birthdays: 

Tricia Hernandez (July 20th), Sachin Butala (July 23rd), Avi Moss (July 23rd), Rob Walters (July 23rd), Doug Becker (July 26th), David Eglinton (July 27), Mark Tidwell (July 27th), and Jacob Tonge (July 28th). * = New Age Group

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Thanks to Scott Bounds and Ellen Pannell for sponsoring the tab at Vahalla and for the yummy Star pizza!

This weeks beer tab at Valhalla will be sponsored by Avi Moss, Lorna, and Geek! 

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The Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Kickoff Party has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 31st from 5:00 to 7:00pm on the south side of Memorial Park (at the intersection of Memorial Drive and South Picnic Lane).  Pickup your FREE "In Training" shirt.  Look for the BCRR Tent and visit the official race charities.  FREE beer, water muffins, fruit, granola bars and more!  No matter where in the Park you happen to be, jump on the Run for a Reason courtesy shuttle and come to the party!

If you missed or weren't selected into the lottery for the marathon, this event is the place to be to learn how to get a guaranteed entry.   You could be registered the same day!

Bring your old running shoes and the will be donated to SEARCH Homeless Services.  Just look for the Waste Management shoe donation bins located throughout the event. 

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It's that time of year!!  Don't forget to renew your BCRR dues, either online, by mail or in person.  Membership forms can be found at:  Join or Renew


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Join or Renew
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If your HARRA membership is current, prices are still $20 for individual memberships, $25 for family memberships (CHEAP!!).  Add $5 if you are not a HARRA member.  We will have paper applications this week at Valhalla if you want to pay in person.   This is also a great opportunity to update your contact information (address, phone, email) for our roster.

SOCIAL CALENDER:

Happy Hour (July 25, 2014, 6:00pm): D&T Drive Inn, 1307 Enid Street, 77009

After the Sunday Long Run: Join us for Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.  

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RUNNING CALENDER: 

ATTENTION BCRR ARMY WE NEED YOUR HELP.  This is a call out for your presence on August 2nd to run a hot race with cold beer in beautiful Seabrook.  Our goal is to have as many BCRR members at this race wearing our colors and taking home hardware.  REGISTER NOW!  Outriggers 5K by the Bay, Outriggers Bar, 305 Bath Street, Seabrook   https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/101574/

August
2nd    Outriggers 5K by the Bay, Outriggers Bar, 305 Bath Street, Seabrook   https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/101574/
10th   Sonoma Water to Wine Race, Sonoma, California,  www.runwinecountry.com 

September
27th   HARRA Cross Country Relay, Spotts Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

October
12th  Space City 10 Miler, University of Clear Lake, (HARRA Fall Series Race)
26th  Houston Half Marathon, Sam Houston Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

November
1st   Alex's 5K, Tom Bass Park
16th HMSA Classical 25K, Wortham Center, Fish Plaza, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

December
14th  Finish Line Sports 30K, Sugar Land Town Square

January
18th   Chevron Houston Marathon, George R. Brown Convention Center, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS
Wednesday at Rice University: 
Every Wednesday ev
ening we meet at 5:45 at Rice University (run leaves at 6 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).Friday Hills at Mount Bacon (Tanglewood):Join us for this weekly run from St. Martins Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Road to Mount Bacon. We meet in the church parking lot at the corner of Sage Road and Woodway Drive at 5:30 am. We have a 1.3 mile warm-up run to Mount Bacon and do 2 to 4 miles of hills with a 1.3 mile run back to the church.
Sunday Long Run (Memorial Park, 6:30 AM): Join us for the weekly long run from Memorial Park zero-mile marker. We leave promptly at 6:30
 and members typically run between 10 and 15 miles.   Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.   ******* REPORT YOUR RACE RESULTS We want to know what our members are doing on the roads and/or trails. Send all your results to us at (bcrr.results@gmail.com) <http://mc/compose?to=bcrr.results%40gmail.com%29 before the 20th day of the month and we’ll make sure they hit the next newsletter.
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WORD FROM THE BIRD wants to hear from you.  
Feel free to contribute with any interesting running material you want to see in the newsletter.  The bird is always on the lookout for entertaining run/race reports, how-to/technical articles, editorials, and photos. Just submit your story to bcrr.news@gmail.com
mailto:bcrr.news@gmail.com>  or thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com <mailto:thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com>.  The Deadline for consideration to the next newsletter is always the 10th day of the month.

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Your BCRR Board!!! 
*******
 Are you stressed, sore, or do you just need a relaxing massage? Contact Peter Blackwell, LMT, a BCRR-affiliated massage therapist. Call (832) 248-2339 
 and let him know you're a BCRR member when you book your appointment.

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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 susancita.bcrr@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

BCRR This Week, July 14 through 21, 2014

HELLO BAYOU CITY

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Welcome new members:  Penny Leuchtag, Joshua Vakery, Pauline Leith, Eric Cassidy, Paula Cassidy and Christie Cook.  Welcome!

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BCRR Birthdays: Ellen Pannell, (July 15), Michael Wilson (July 16), Rick Muhleman (July 17), Stephen Milford (July 19) and Tricia Hernandez (July 20). * = New Age Group

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Thanks to Tina Reynolds and Andrew Kenworthy for hosting a awesome party at their house last Wednesday night!

This weeks beer tab at Valhalla will be sponsored by Ellen Pannell and Scott Bounds.  Thanks Ellen and Scott!

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The Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Kickoff Party has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 31st from 5:00 to 7:00pm on the south side of Memorial Park (at the intersection of Memorial Drive and South Picnic Lane).  Pickup your FREE "In Training" shirt.  Look for the BCRR Tent and visit the official race charities.  FREE beer, water muffins, fruit, granola bars and more!  No matter where in the Park you happen to be, jump on the Run for a Reason courtesy shuttle and come to the party!

If you missed or weren't selected into the lottery for the marathon, this event is the place to be to learn how to get a guaranteed entry.   You could be registered the same day!

Bring your old running shoes and the will be donated to SEARCH Homeless Services.  Just look for the Waste Management shoe donation bins located throughout the event. 

*******

It's that time of year!!  Don't forget to renew your BCRR dues, either online, by mail or in person.  Membership forms can be found at:  Join or Renew


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Join or Renew
There are two ways to join, or renew with, the club. Sign up ON-LINE HERE with a credit card using our secure, instant on-line membership form, provided by Sign-Me...

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If your HARRA membership is current, prices are still $20 for individual memberships, $25 for family memberships (CHEAP!!).  Add $5 if you are not a HARRA member.  We will have paper applications this week at Valhalla if you want to pay in person.   This is also a great opportunity to update your contact information (address, phone, email) for our roster.

SOCIAL CALENDER:

Happy Hour (July 18, 2014, 6:00pm): Leon's Lounge, 1006 McGowen Street, 77002

After the Sunday Long Run: Join us for Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.  

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RUNNING CALENDER: 

ATTENTION BCRR ARMY WE NEED YOUR HELP.  This is a call out for your presence on August 2nd to run a hot race with cold beer in beautiful Seabrook.  Our goal is to have as many BCRR members at this race wearing our colors and taking home hardware.  REGISTER NOW!  Outriggers 5K by the Bay, Outriggers Bar, 305 Bath Street, Seabrook   https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/101574/

August
2nd    Outriggers 5K by the Bay, Outriggers Bar, 305 Bath Street, Seabrook   https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/101574/
10th   Sonoma Water to Wine Race, Sonoma, California,  www.runwinecountry.com 

September
27th   HARRA Cross Country Relay, Spotts Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

October
12th  Space City 10 Miler, University of Clear Lake, (HARRA Fall Series Race)
26th  Houston Half Marathon, Sam Houston Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

November
1st   Alex's 5K, Tom Bass Park
16th HMSA Classical 25K, Wortham Center, Fish Plaza, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

December
14th  Finish Line Sports 30K, Sugar Land Town Square

January
18th   Chevron Houston Marathon, George R. Brown Convention Center, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS
Wednesday at Rice University: 
Every Wednesday ev
ening we meet at 5:45 at Rice University (run leaves at 6 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).Friday Hills at Mount Bacon (Tanglewood):Join us for this weekly run from St. Martins Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Road to Mount Bacon. We meet in the church parking lot at the corner of Sage Road and Woodway Drive at 5:30 am. We have a 1.3 mile warm-up run to Mount Bacon and do 2 to 4 miles of hills with a 1.3 mile run back to the church.
Sunday Long Run (Memorial Park, 6:30 AM): Join us for the weekly long run from Memorial Park zero-mile marker. We leave promptly at 6:30
 and members typically run between 10 and 15 miles.   Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.   ******* REPORT YOUR RACE RESULTS We want to know what our members are doing on the roads and/or trails. Send all your results to us at (bcrr.results@gmail.com) <http://mc/compose?to=bcrr.results%40gmail.com%29 before the 20th day of the month and we’ll make sure they hit the next newsletter. 
*******
WORD FROM THE BIRD wants to hear from you.  
Feel free to contribute with any interesting running material you want to see in the newsletter.  The bird is always on the lookout for entertaining run/race reports, how-to/technical articles, editorials, and photos. Just submit your story to 
bcrr.news@gmail.com
mailto:bcrr.news@gmail.com>  or thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com <mailto:thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com>.  The Deadline for consideration to the next newsletter is always the 10th day of the month.

 ******* 
Your BCRR Board!!!  *******
 Are you stressed, sore, or do you just need a relaxing massage? Contact Peter Blackwell, LMT, a BCRR-affiliated massage therapist. Call (832) 248-2339 
 and let him know you're a BCRR member when you book your appointment.

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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 susancita.bcrr@gmail.com 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

BCRR This Week, July 7 through 14, 2014

HELLO BAYOU CITY

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BCRR Birthdays: Bernard Castro (July 7), Tom Wille (July 8), Peggy Louie (July 9), Phillip Smith (July 10), David Harrison (July 11), Shirley Bludau (July 12), Scott Bounds (July 12) and Alicia Garcia  * (July 13).   
* = New Age Group

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It's that time of year!!  Don't forget to renew your BCRR dues, either online, by mail or in person.  Membership forms can be found at:  Join or Renew


image

Join or Renew
There are two ways to join, or renew with, the club. Sign up ON-LINE HERE with a credit card using our secure, instant on-line membership form, provided by Sign-Me...

Preview by Yahoo

If your HARRA membership is current, prices are still $20 for individual memberships, $25 for family memberships (CHEAP!!).  Add $5 if you are not a HARRA member.  We will have paper applications this week at Valhalla if you want to pay in person.   This is also a great opportunity to update your contact information (address, phone, email) for our roster.

SOCIAL CALENDER:

Happy Hour (July 11, 2014, 6:00pm): Marquis II, 2631 Bissonnet Street, 77005 www.marquis2.com   

Wednesday July 9th Party Tina and Andrew Kenworthy have graciously invited everyone to join them after the Wednesday night run to enjoy beer, pizza, etc at their house located at 2138 Wroxton Road. 

New Breakfast Location after the Sunday Long Run: Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.  

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RUNNING CALENDER: 

August
10th   Sonoma Water to Wine Race, Sonoma, California,  www.runwinecountry.com 

September
27th   HARRA Cross Country Relay, Spotts Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

October
12th  Space City 10 Miler, University of Clear Lake, (HARRA Fall Series Race)
26th  Houston Half Marathon, Sam Houston Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

November
1st   Alex's 5K, Tom Bass Park
16th HMSA Classical 25K, Wortham Center, Fish Plaza, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

December
14th  Finish Line Sports 30K, Sugar Land Town Square

January
18th   Chevron Houston Marathon, George R. Brown Convention Center, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS
Wednesday at Rice University: 
Every Wednesday ev
ening we meet at 5:45 at Rice University (run leaves at 6 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).Friday Hills at Mount Bacon (Tanglewood):Join us for this weekly run from St. Martins Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Road to Mount Bacon. We meet in the church parking lot at the corner of Sage Road and Woodway Drive at 5:30 am. We have a 1.3 mile warm-up run to Mount Bacon and do 2 to 4 miles of hills with a 1.3 mile run back to the church.
Sunday Long Run (Memorial Park, 6:30 AM): Join us for the weekly long run from Memorial Park zero-mile marker. We leave promptly at 6:30
 and members typically run between 10 and 15 miles.   Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.   ******* REPORT YOUR RACE RESULTS We want to know what our members are doing on the roads and/or trails. Send all your results to us at (bcrr.results@gmail.com) <http://mc/compose?to=bcrr.results%40gmail.com%29 before the 20th day of the month and we’ll make sure they hit the next newsletter. *******
WORD FROM THE BIRD wants to hear from you.  
Feel free to contribute with any interesting running material you want to see in the newsletter.  The bird is always on the lookout for entertaining run/race reports, how-to/technical articles, editorials, and photos. Just submit your story to 
bcrr.news@gmail.com
mailto:bcrr.news@gmail.com>  or thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com <mailto:thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com>.  The Deadline for consideration to the next newsletter is always the 10th day of the month.

 ******* 
Your BCRR Board!!!  *******
 Are you stressed, sore, or do you just need a relaxing massage? Contact Peter Blackwell, LMT, a BCRR-affiliated massage therapist. Call (832) 248-2339 
 and let him know you're a BCRR member when you book your appointment.

*******
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 susancita.bcrr@gmail.com

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

BCRR This Week, June 30 through July 7, 2014

HELLO BAYOU CITY

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BCRR Birthdays:  Jesman Devia * (July 1), James Reed (July 1), Joe Sellers (July 2), Mike Mangan (July 4), Matt Inman (July 4), Judy Johnson (July 4) and  Bernard Castro (July 7).
* = New Age Group

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HARRA hosted a great awards banquet on Sunday night at the St. Arnolds Brewery.  BCRR performed well in the 2013-14 season. This past fall (2013) BCRR won the HARRA Club competition in the Veterans Men, and Masters and Veterans Female divisions, as well as Overall and Female Masters awards in the Fall 2013 Team Competition. This Spring (2014) BCRR took the Club Veterans Male and Female trophies, as well as the Veteran Male and Female Team Awards and the Masters Female Award!!  Individual award winners included:

Fall Series 2013

Lisa Thompson, 3rd Place 40-49
Suzzy Sealy, 3rd Place 50+
Rob Walters, 3rd Place 50-59
Scott Bounds, 3rd Place 60+

Spring Series 2014

Juka Smits, 2nd Place 40-49
Anna Helm, 3rd Place 40-49
Matt Nicol 3rd Place 50-59
Scott Bounds, 2nd Place 60+

Ironfoot Winners (Ran all races or ran all but one and volunteered there)

Fall Series (2013)

Victor Aguirre
Steve Davis
Suzzy Sealey
Lisa Thompson
Fred Ward

Spring Series (2014)

Victor Aguirre
Bob Entwhistle
Ben Harvie
Vicki Jones
Dave Piper

Congratulations to all who participated and represented BCRR!

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It's that time of year!!  Don't forget to renew your BCRR dues, either online, by mail or in person.  Membership forms can be found at:  Join or Renew


image

Join or Renew
There are two ways to join, or renew with, the club. Sign up ON-LINE HERE with a credit card using our secure, instant on-line membership form, provided by Sign-Me...

Preview by Yahoo

If your HARRA membership is current, prices are still $20 for individual memberships, $25 for family memberships (CHEAP!!).  Add $5 if you are not a HARRA member.  We will have paper applications this week at Valhalla if you want to pay in person.   This is also a great opportunity to update your contact information (address, phone, email) for our roster.

SOCIAL CALENDER:

Red, White and Brew Happy Hour (July 3, 2014, 7:00pm): Since this is a short week and Friday is a holiday we will move up Happy Hour to Thursday.  Meet at the Petrol Station, (985 Wakefield Drive) at 7pm for a 3-4 mile pub run.  Starts at the Petrol Station and visits about 4 other bars before heading back.  Trail live hared and laid with flour markings. Wear red , white, and blue because," 'Murica!"   

Wednesday July 9th Party Tina and Andrew Kenworthy have graciously invited everyone to join them after the Wednesday night run to enjoy beer, pizza, etc at their house located at 2138 Wroxton Road. 

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RUNNING CALENDER: 

August
10th   Sonoma Water to Wine Race, Sonoma, California,  www.runwinecountry.com 

September
27th   HARRA Cross Country Relay, Spotts Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

October
12th  Space City 10 Miler, University of Clear Lake, (HARRA Fall Series Race)
26th  Houston Half Marathon, Sam Houston Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

November
1st   Alex's 5K, Tom Bass Park
16th HMSA Classical 25K, Wortham Center, Fish Plaza, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

December
14th  Finish Line Sports 30K, Sugar Land Town Square

January
18th   Chevron Houston Marathon, George R. Brown Convention Center, (HARRA Fall Series Race)

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS
Wednesday at Rice University: 
Every Wednesday ev
ening we meet at 5:45 at Rice University (run leaves at 6 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).Friday Hills at Mount Bacon (Tanglewood):Join us for this weekly run from St. Martins Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Road to Mount Bacon. We meet in the church parking lot at the corner of Sage Road and Woodway Drive at 5:30 am. We have a 1.3 mile warm-up run to Mount Bacon and do 2 to 4 miles of hills with a 1.3 mile run back to the church.
Sunday Long Run (Memorial Park, 6:30 AM): Join us for the weekly long run from Memorial Park zero-mile marker. We leave promptly at 6:30
 and members typically run between 10 and 15 miles.   Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.   *******
REPORT YOUR RACE RESULTS We want to know what our members are doing on the roads and/or trails. Send all your results to us at (
bcrr.results@gmail.com) <http://mc/compose?to=bcrr.results%40gmail.com%29 before the 20th day of the month and we’ll make sure they hit the next newsletter. *******
WORD FROM THE BIRD wants to hear from you.  
Feel free to contribute with any interesting running material you want to see in the newsletter.  The bird is always on the lookout for entertaining run/race reports, how-to/technical articles, editorials, and photos. Just submit your story to 
bcrr.news@gmail.com
mailto:bcrr.news@gmail.com>  or thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com <mailto:thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com>.  The Deadline for consideration to the next newsletter is always the 10th day of the month.

 ******* 
Your BCRR Board!!!  *******
 Are you stressed, sore, or do you just need a relaxing massage? Contact Peter Blackwell, LMT, a BCRR-affiliated massage therapist. Call (832) 248-2339 
 and let him know you're a BCRR member when you book your appointment.

*******
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 susancita.bcrr@gmail.com