Monday, November 16, 2015

BCRR Weekly Update: November 16th to November 22nd


A HUGE “Thank You” to all who volunteered their time and effort into making Alex’s 5K a HUGE success. Thanks especially to Lara Alan for her fantastic race director skills.  


BCRR Garage Sale:  *** Moved to NOVEMBER 20th, 21st, and 22nd*** 

Please continue to bring your donations to the Modern B&B (4003 Hazard, Houston, 77098) between now and November 20th

We'll need volunteers to help us with the event at the Modern B&B.

Garage sale proceeds will go towards the BCRR Christmas Party 


An anonymous donor will be sponsoring our tab at Valhalla this Wednesday, November 18th. Thank you mystery runner!! 


HMSA Classical 25K

The next race of the fall series is here. Keep an eye out for a BCRR sponsored mile marker to help you keep track during the race! As this is a highly attended race in the fall series, there will be NO Sunday supported run this week.

Post-race party to be held following the race conclusion, hosted by Andrew & Tina Kenworthy (2138 Wroxton Rd.)


·        Curling (Alternate Happy Hour) – Friday, December 4th
Space is limited to 12 people, with a cost of $30 ea./$20 students. Please email Andrew to secure your spot:
·        BCRR Christmas Lights Run & Christmas Party – Friday, December 11th
Run begins at 6 PM, with a Christmas party to follow at Modern B&B!! More details to follow for this one of a kind holiday celebration!
·        Jingle Bell Run – Sunday afternoon, December 13th
BCRR is responsible for providing volunteers for race support. More details to follow. Please contact Sam McMurtrey to volunteer: 
·        John’s Long Run – Sunday, December 27th
More details to follow for this BCRR tradition!


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

BCRR Birthdays: 

Happy birthday:
·        Terry Fanning (November 16th)
·        Dianne Lee (November 17th)
·        Trenton Adams, Steve Liston*, & Julie Morris* (November 18th)
·        Ronald Morgan (November 20th)

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

* = New Age Group


Happy Hour: 

(Friday, November 20th, 2015) Please join us this Friday at Kung Fu Saloon (5317 Washington Ave.), including vintage arcade games. Plan to meet at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods – To return next Sunday, November 29th

·          10/11/15   One Main Financial 10 Miler,  Univ of Houston Clear Lake – Check!
·          10/25/15   Houston Half Marathon,  Sam Houston Park - Canceled
·         11/14/15    Alex’s 5 K, MacGregor Park – Check!
·          11/22/15   HMSA Classical 25K,   Wortham Center Plaza 
·          12/13/15   28th Annual Fort Bend KIA 30K Run​,   Sugar Land Town Square 
·          01/17/16   Chevron Houston Marathon,   George R Brown CC


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 6:15 at Rice University (run leaves at 6:30 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). 

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. 

Friday Speedwork (Memorial Park 5:30 AM): Contact Peter Griffiths for more information-

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 Whole Foods for coffee and conversation.


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