HELLO BAYOU CITY and Happy Monday!
Welcome New Members: Leslie Cislo! We look forward to seeing you at our next run or social event!
Happy Birthday to Jim Knievel (October 20th), Raymond Verm* (October 21st), Jennifer McKay (October 22nd), and Yolanda Farias (October 25th).
* = New Age Group
Happy Hour: (October 24, 2014) Join us at Cottonwood, 3422 N. Shepherd, Houston, 77018 at 6:30 p.m.
SAVE THE DATE: Join us on Wednesday, October 22nd at Valhalla to stuff race packets for Alex's 5K. Any and all all help is greatly appreciated.
After the Sunday Long Run: Join us for Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.
26th Houston Half Marathon, Sam Houston Park, (HARRA Fall Series Race) If you're not racing this Sunday, come out and cheer on your BCRR buddies along the course!
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 RUNS
Mellow Monday- Join us every Monday for a 3 mile recovery run around Memorial Park at 7:00 p.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.
Wednesday 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. Breakfast at Starbucks in Uptown Park, 1151 Uptown Park Boulevard.
Saturday, October 25, 2014- John Phillips needs your help at 2:00 p.m. at Sam Houston Park downtown to set up the tent for Sunday's half marathon.
Saturday, November 1, 2014- Save the date to volunteer and/or run Alex's 5K at Tom Bass Park in Pearland.
Sunday, November 9, 2014- Save the date to volunteer at the Rockets Run. Please contact Sam McMurtry if you can help at:
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