Monday, December 15, 2014

BCRR This Week December 15th- 21st


BCRR Birthdays: Happy birthday to Glenn Alan Darrah (December 15th), Matthew Reue & Tina Reynolds* (December 16th), Jeffrey Tabourne (December 18th), Marie Hutchinson & Roger Redding (December 19th), and Claudia Verm & Tom Whillans (December 20th).

* = New Age Group



Happy Hour:  (December 19, 2014) Join us this Friday to bid adieu to two of our Bayou City favorites before they move to Denver. We'll miss you, Tom and Sheila! We hope to see you at Mongoose versus Cobra, 1011 McGowen Street, Houston, 77002 at 6:30 p.m. 

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

Christmas Lights Run & Tacky Christmas Sweater Party:Save the date for this year's fun filled River Oaks Lights Run and Tacky Christmas Sweater Party on December 17th. We will meet at the Rose Garden in River Oaks for a run through their winter light's wonderland at 6:00 p.m. Then immediately following our run, we will head over to the Modern B&B for food, drinks, and merriment. Monetary donations will be collected this year to fund running scholarships for the Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic School Running Club.

John's Loooong Run: Save the date for John's Long Run on Satuday, December 27th at the Phillip's residence. Stay tuned for more details. 

Save the Date for the PRE-MARATHON CARB LOADING DINNER:  Get your carb load on on Thursday, January 15th at The Spaghetti Western at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is $15. RSVP to Sam McMurtry at to reserve your spot. 
Please note that space is limited!



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. **Please note that in cases of inclement weather, i.e. thunder & lightning, Mellow Monday will be cancelled for safety reasons. 

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.  



A special thanks to everyone who came out on Sunday to volunteer at the Total Jingle Bell Run. Your help is greatly appreciated!


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