Monday, August 3, 2015

BCRR Week of August 3rd to August 9th




BCRR Fall Garage Sale: August 7-8th

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Finish up your summer cleaning and bring your "junk" over to the Modern B&B (4003 Hazard, Houston, 77098) between now and August 6th. 

We'll need volunteers to help us with the event on Saturday, August 7th & 8th. at the Modern from 8:00-2:00 p.m.  Please email Lisa if you'll need a large item picked up at

Garage sale proceeds will pay for BCRR Fall Relay entries for all our BCRR/HARRA active members. 

Alex 5K Update

Alex's 5K Run/Walk

Ever wonder what it takes to race manage Alex’s 5K? Well here is your chance to be an apprentice under Lara Allen, learning the ins and outs of managing such a meaningful race.

Please email Lara at for more information.



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 $30

HARRA members receive a $5 discount. 

Click on the link below to renew.


We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our new members. We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event. 

BCRR Birthdays: 

Happy birthday to Joe Lengfellner (*correction* August 3rd), JP Anderson (August 5th), Cheryl Verlander (August 6th), Sharon McNeill* (August 7th), Diana Lombard, Leslie Medley Russell, & Christoph Eick (August 8th), and Hope Sellers (August 9th).

* = New Age Group


Happy Hour: 

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(Friday August 7, 2015) Please join us this Friday for Food Truck Friday at H-E-B Montrose Market, 1701 West Alabama, Houston, 77098. Come earlier to save a table! The event begins at 5:30. 

Sunday Breakfast:


(Sunday, August 9, 2015) Join us Sunday after the long run for brunch at Lola’s, 1102 Yale St. Meet us there around 9:30ish.


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 until6:30 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 on Memorial Dr. for coffee and conversation.


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