Tuesday, October 7, 2014

BCRR This Week October 6th-12th


Welcome New Members: Fred Ward, Kristen Kozlowski, Chip DuMound, Stephanie Martch, and Stina Frederiksen. We look forward to seeing you at our next run or social event! 

BCRR Birthdays: 

Happy Birthday to Hardeep Thind (October 6th), Tim & Joan McGuirk (October 8th), Rosanne Bulgarella, Graciela Nogueras, & Greg Figueroa (October 10th), and Raymond Foltz (October 11th). 

* = New Age Group


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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.


Happy Hour:  (October 10, 2014) Bosta Coffee & Wine, 1801 Binz Street , Suite 130, 77004, 7:00 p.m. 

SAVE THE DATE: Join us on Friday, October 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Fleet Feet in Rice Village for the Alex's 5K Mixer. Complimentary beer and refreshments will be served!

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



12th  Space City 10 Miler, University of Clear Lake, (HARRA Fall Series Race) For more information or to sign up visit the race's website: http://ontheruntx.com/10miler/ 

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)


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.  

******* 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.

Tornado's Cross-Country Relay Results: 

Open Men
Purple Thunder 1:06:54

Open Women
1st #youjustgotbeatbyaWhoa-man 54:44
5th BCRR STNS 1:03:40

Open Mixed 
3rd KAPINO 1:07:38

Master Men
3rd Bounders 53:00
6th BCRR Team 2 59:14

Master Women
2nd BCRR Speedsters 2 1:14:05
4th BCRR Speedsters 1 1:20:47

Veteran Men
4th BCRR Team Gold 56:26
6th BCRR Team White 1:07:28
8th BCRR Purple 1:09:28

Veteran Female
2nd BCRR Checkered Past 1:17:37
4th BCRR Paisano Princesses 1:26:22

Senior Male
4th BCRR 1:17:43

Senior Women
1st BCRR Dreamsicles 1:17:45

Way to get out there and run, BCRR!


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Your BCRR Board!!! 
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