ALMOST SUMMER SOLSTICE KICK OFF
Andrew and Tina are hosting a pool party to kick off summer this Wednesday, June 17th. Head over to their house (2138 Wroxton) after the Wednesday run to celebrate summer with pizza, beer, and a cool dip in the pool.
HARRA SUMMER BANQUET
Celebrate the accomplishments of several of our BCRR runners who garnered Runner of the Season accolades at the HARRA Summer Banquet Sunday, June 28th at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Arnold's Brewery.
Come out to support our very own Kathi Mahon with your vote for HARRA President.
RSVP because space is limited to 100 attendees at:
VALHALLA TAB ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24TH
Aaron Imlah will sponsor the tab at Valhalla on Wednesday, June 24th. Join us to wish him well before he moves back to the Pacific Northwest for a new position with Boeing.
RENEW YOUR DUES
It's that time of the year again BCRR. Time to renew your club dues to remain current with the club and with HARRA.
Individual dues are $25
Family dues are $35
You can bring your checkbook or cash to St. Arnold's to renew with Susan or click on the link below to join through Sign Me Up.
WELCOME NEW MEMBER:
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to the following new member: Daan Veeningan. We look forward to seeing you at our next club run or social event.
BCRR Birthdays: Happy birthday to Sharon Prentice (6/15), John R. Wacasey & Jay Hendrickson (6/16), Andrew Kenworthy* (6/17), Donald Brenner (6/19), and Valentino Julien (6/20).
* = New Age Group
Happy Hour: (Friday, June 19, 2015) Please join us this Friday for Happy Hour at Gray's Public House, 510 Gray Street, Houston, 77002 at 6:30 p.m.
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 our Wednesday 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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CHANGE UP YOUR TRAINING THIS SUMMER WITH WILL'S HILLS
The Will's Hills Summer Program starts this Monday, June 1st, at 5:30 a.m. at Spotts Park.
The program lasts about 10 weeks and the cost is $50. Click on the link below to learn more about this summer training opportunity.