Wednesday, February 18, 2015

BCRR Mid Week Update…No Church Parking Tonight!!!


Please make alternate parking arrangements for tonight's run. The church parking lot will be reserved for their Ash Wednesday Service. You can find parking in one of the visitors lots at Rice, in Rice Village, or in the neighborhood behind the church- just make sure you check parking signs for any possible restrictions.


We want you to run the Buffalo Wallow 6K this Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at Spotts Park.  Please consider making your mark on race day to help contribute to team points! Here are all the race day details: 
  • Races and Start Time- 8:00 a.m. — Masters Men & Women (40 years old and older) and 9:00 a.m. — Open Men & Women
  • Entry Fee$16 prior to race-day or $5 for those 19 years of age and under, $1 discount for HARRA members registering prior to race day, $20 for all race day registrations, No refunds!
  • Number pick-up and/or in person registration: At Fleet Feet Sports February 20th, Noon - 6 p.m. ONLY 2408 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX 77005, 713-520-6353Race day registration and chip pick up no later than 45 minutes before your race. 


Sam McMurtry is looking for Packet Pick Up/Registration volunteers for the Bayou City Classic

If you are available for one of the following times, please reach out to Sam via email or phone:

March 7 Fleet Feet Woodway noon-5pm
March 8 Whole Foods Post Oak noon-5pm
March 12 Lincoln Dealership 3pm-8pm
March 13 Fleet Feet Rice Village 10am-7pm

Any amount of time you can offer is sincerely appreciated. 

If you know of anyone else who would be interested in helping and obtaining HARRA volunteer award points please let Sam know at: or 713-898-6788


If you are not running the Bayou City Classic 5K/10K, please volunteer!

Please show your support for the Houston running  community, your Club, HARRA, and Houston City Parks by volunteering on Saturday, March 14, 2015 for the Bayou City Classic 10K and 5K.  HARRA needs your help as an experienced runner in filling volunteer spots for key race support positions.  Please help make the race safe and fun for your fellow Club members who are racing.  All proceeds from this race go to the Houston Parks Department. Also, Bayou City Classic volunteers will receive a t-shirt and earn HARRA VVIP volunteer points.

If you can help support the race, please contact Susan Cita at or sign up online at

  • Contact Kathi Mahon ( if you would like to be part of the BCRR Centipede for the Bayou City Classic 10K.
  • Our theme will underscore one of the heaviest topics in modern pop culture. Yes, since 2014 was the year of the rear, when the internet was broken more than once by the well endowed derrière, our theme all be "All about that Bass (Base)". We will celebrate big bottom-dom channeling the likes of Kim K, Nicki Menaj, etc.  Everyone welcome. We will leave no one(s) behind!

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