Tuesday, July 1, 2014

BCRR This Week, June 30 through July 7, 2014



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

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!


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.


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. 



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

27th   HARRA Cross Country Relay, Spotts 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)

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 
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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