BCRR This Week April 20th-26th... LP Run & Community Garage Sale!!!
HELLO BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS and BEST OF LUCK TO RUNNERS IN BOSTON!
BCRR GARAGE SALE
One man's junk is another man's treasure. Make time for some spring cleaning and bring your "junk" over to the Modern B&B (4003 Hazard, Houston, 77098) between now and April 24th.
We'll need volunteers to help us with the event on Saturday, April 25th at the Modern from 8:00-2:00 p.m. Lisa will also coordinate a U-Haul pick up for larger items closer to the garage sale date. Please email Lisa if you'll need a U-Haul pick up at email@example.com
Garage sale proceeds will pay for BCRR Bayou Bash Relay entries for all our BCRR/HARRA active members.
SPRING IS FOR RELAYS
Bayou Bash Relay is now BCRR's race. Yes, we are chairing a HARRA race! The 4 x 1.5 mile relay is Saturday, May 9th, at 4 p.m. at Bear Creek Park. It will be followed by the HARRA Family/Member Appreciation Picnic.
If you don't plan on racing please contact June Harris about volunteering firstname.lastname@example.orgThere are also some volunteer opportunities you can help with and still participate in the race to earn club points.
Beach to Bay Relay Marathon Weekend is May 15-17, 2015 The race is on Saturday, May 16th. This event is our annual pilgrimage to run, sun, and fun on Padre Island in Corpus Cristi. Form your team of 6! Arrive on Friday, race Saturday morning, and party till Sunday.
BCRR Birthdays:Happy birthday to Robert Brown (April 21st), Lorna Greenway & Chintan Desai (April 22nd), Jordan Golebiowski* (April 23rd), Anna-Marie Levy (April 24th), and Cody Blazek* (April 25th).
* = New Age Group
Happy Hour:(Friday, April 24, 2015) Please join us this Friday for Happy Hour at West Alabama Ice House at 1919 West Alabama, Houston, 77098. Come out for a beer at 6:30 and then after HH head over to the Modern to help price items for our BCRR Community Garage Sale.
SPRING RUNNING CALENDAR:
21st- Tour de Bayou, Stage 3- Ho Chi Minh at 6 p.m.
22nd- LP Run (33 1/3 minutes), Rice University Track
28th- Tour de Bayou, Stage 4- Ho Chi Minh at 6 p.m.
9th- Bayou Bash Relay, Bear Creek Park
WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:
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.
PLEASE NOTE that ourWednesday run at Rice University has changed effective immediately: Due to an increase in after school care, the First Christian Church cannot accommodate BCRR parking in the church lot until 6:30 when their childcare day ends. Every Wednesday evening we will now begin our weekly runs at 6:30.
If you choose to run before 6:30 please make alternate parking arrangements. Parking on Cherokee is free after 6:00 p.m. if you'd like to pre loop Rice. Please help us maintain our positive relationship with the church by respecting their needs. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and flexibility with this.
To park in the church parking lot, you need a BCRR bumper sticker. Please see Lisa Thompson for a sticker if you do not already have one.
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): Meet us at the O mile marker for a 10, 11, or 12 mile route around Memorial Park and through River Oaks. Immediately following the run, join us at Starbucks (Uptown Park and Post Oak Blvd) for coffee and conversation.
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