Wednesday, August 28, 2013

BCRR This Week, August 26 through September 2, 2013

BCRR Birthdays This Week: Mike Crowley (August 26), Sarah Schaft (August 26), Larry Teeter (August 26), Carrie Arnett (August 27), Karen Skweres (August 27), Kathryn Vidal (August 27), Lorraine Becker * (August 27), Brenda Gonzalez (August 28), Neeraj Rohilla (August 28), Chris McGrew (August 29) and Mike Grimes * (September 2).  * = New Age Group

Have a very happy birthday!!

Monday, August 12, 2013

BCRR This Week, August 12 through 19, 2013

BCRR Birthdays This Week: Jill DeVay (August 13), Ralph Feniello (August 13), Gail Webster (August 16), Rob Arnoldy (August 18) and Bethann Hubert (August 18).* = New Age Group

Have a very happy birthday!!

The July BCRR newsletter is hot off the electronic press! Read it  here:

Thursday, August 8, 2013

BCRR This Week, August 5 through 12, 2013

Welcome new members: Patricia Haule, Chad Dodd, Heather Carlson and David Scheel  

BCRR Birthdays This Week: Cheryl Verlander (August 6), Leslie Medley Russell (August 8), Kim Phillips (August 8), Hope Sellers (August 9), Eddie Rodriguez (August 10), Marilyn Blythe* (August 11), Lauren Castro (August 11) and Brad Godwin (August 12)  * = New Age Group

Have a very happy birthday!!

Friday, August 2, 2013

HASH Kickball Challenge - Benefit for Eddie Rodriguez

The Houston Hash House Harriers Kickball Challenge - Benefit for Eddie Rodriguez - Friday, August 9, at 6:30 PM in Memorial Park.   
We’ve been challenged to a friendly game of kickball and there’s free beer involved!
The Houston Hash House Harriers (H4) have challenged all of HARRA’s running clubs, including BCRR, to a game of kickball.  
H4 and HARRA will each sponsor a keg and donations will be accepted to support the recovery fund of fellow HARRA member and former BCRR President, Eddie Rodriguez.  Eddie (aka Hasher "Ho Cheez Man") was severely injured in a car accident this past April and is on his way to recovery thanks to the donations from many of his friends within the running community!
HARRA President, Joe Carey, will be our mighty captain, so please consider joining us for a fun evening!
Date:  Friday, August 9, 2013
Time:  6:30pm
Location: Grassy area off of the Picnic Loop (south side of Memorial Drive)
How this will work: Wear your attractive and functional BCRR logo shirt or purple color! If we have 11 players, we will be able to play an inning (or more) together. If there are fewer than 11, our players will be fielded with those from other clubs. (The game has 5 innings) If there are too many HARRA players we can have a round robin tournament. 

Don’t like to kick balls? Be a HARRA athletic supporter instead!  Members of the media, deep-pocket donators, spectators, cheerleaders, designated drinkers, hecklers, etc. will all be welcome

(Not sure what will happen in the unlikely event we lose...maybe Joe Carey will have to chug and sing one of the HASH's child-inappropriate songs. Also not sure what will happen if we win...maybe Joe Carey will chug and sing one of the HASH's adult inappropriate songs...)
If you’re playing, watching or just drinking, please consider making a donation to Eddie’s recovery fund in lieu of a fee to play or drink!  Kegs from St. Arnold’s and Karbach will be provided
Hope to see you there!

BCRR Family Member Needs Help!

From President Rosie Schmandt:  BCRR Family Member Needs Help!

As you may have heard by now, longtime BCRR member Molly Regan, has lost her home and all of her personal belongings in the wake of a horrible fire that engulfed seven homes in Houston this past weekend.

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 In true BCRR community fashion, many of our club members have already stepped up to ask how they can help out.  Here are a few friendly suggestions.

In the short term, gift cards to Target or Walmart offer great flexibility to replace personal items.  We will also accept any monetary donations at Valhalla, and will convert the collection to a gift card from the club.  Since Molly is currently living in a hotel, an invitation to dinner and a chance to do laundry might be nice too.

It may be a few months, but once Molly finds a new place to live, she’s going to need house stuff.  If you are in the process of replacing or upgrading anything in your home (bookshelf, desk, table & chairs, sofa, lamps, even kitchen tools and utensils), rather than donating it elsewhere, please set it aside.  We are thinking of starting a type of registry of household items that we can make available to Molly.  This will save her from having to buy everything brand new and all at once.  Best of all, you know your “donation” will be going to a good home!!  If you can help with large item delivery, that too would be greatly appreciated!

Please let Sam Pace ( or Rosie Schmandt ( know if you would like to contribute in any way. The Bayou City Road Runners are “family” to many of us and at times like this, it sure feels good to know we have family that cares. Thanks to everyone!

BCRR This Week, July 29 through August 5, 2013


Welcome new members: Michael Parker, Bethany Dickinson, Subbu Venkat, Jill Fragoso and Lou Fargoso.

Thanks to Avi Moss and Rob Walters for sponsoring the beer tab, pizzas, birthday cake and apple crisp at Valhalla on Wednesday!

BCRR Birthdays This Week: Ben Sopchak (August 1), Joe Lengfellner * (August 3), Jill Priesmeyer (August 4), John Anderson (JP) (August 5) and Cheryl Verlander (August 6)  * = New Age Group

Have a very happy birthday!!