Monday, June 23, 2014

BCRR This Week, June 23 through 30, 2014



BCRR Birthdays:  Lauren Wilder (June 23), Richard Verm (June 24), Maggie Cordova (June 26), Doug Carlisle (June 27) and Lauren Svoboda (June 29).
* = New Age Group


There will be a tab at Valhalla this Wednesday to celebrate the birthday and return to Houston of longtime BCRR Member Don Brenner.  


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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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.


Chevron Houston Marathon Run For A Reason Kickoff Party (June 28th, 7:00am to 10:00am): South side of Memorial Park, Free "IN TRAINING" shirts, beer, water, apples, bananas and granola bars.  Come hang with BCRR and represent our club!  We will have a 10 x 10 tent at this event.  Look for the Alex's 5K and BCRR banner and wear your purple!  Frosty beverages may or may not be available in our club tent.

Happy Hour (June 27, 2014, 6:00pm): Lei Low Rum Lounge, 6413 North Main, 77009   

HARRA Annual Banquet (June 29th, 6:30pm): St. Arnolds Brewery  SOLD OUT 

Also, rumor has it that BARC is wearing their blue shirts to the HARRA banquet this Sunday.  We should encourage our folks to wear their purple!!



10th   Sonoma Water to Wine Race, Sonoma, California, 

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

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

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

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

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

WEEKLY CLUB RUNSWednesday at Rice University: Every Wednesday evening 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.    ******* 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 ( <http://mc/compose? 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>  or <>.  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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