Saturday, November 8, 2014

BCRR This Week November 3rd- 9th


Welcome New Members: Stephen Kallus! We look forward to seeing you at our next run or social event! 

BCRR Birthdays: Happy birthday to Xavier Avila* & Patricia Haule (November 3rd), Diane Gibson (November 4th), Edward Albrecht & Jesse Bounds (November 5th), and Jenny Agrusa-Emley* & Larry Lindeen (November 9th). 

* = New Age Group



Happy Hour:  (November 7, 2014) Join us this Friday at Poison Girl, 1641B Westheimer Road, Houston, 77006 at 6:30 p.m. 

The Sixth Semi-Annual Croquet Extravaganza: The Sixth Semi-Annual Croquet Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 1:30-5:00 p.m. at the Memorial Park Croquet Pitch 
This is also a volunteer appreciation party for the Alex 5K volunteers! BYOB – snacks provided. Prizes for Top Mallet (the John Phillips Award), Best Dressed (the Sam Pace Award), and Sportsmanship (the Zwick Award). Family and friends welcome. Dinner afterwards at a location TBD. 

For information or if you have any questions contact Dave Piper at  A fantabulous time guaranteed for all!

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



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 7:00p.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.  


Sunday, November 9, 2014- Save the date to volunteer at the Rockets Run. Please contact Sam McMurtry if you can help at: 


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.


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