Monday, November 9, 2015

BCRR Weekly Update November 9th to November 15th


A HUGE “Thank You” to all who spent their Sunday morning volunteering for the Rockets Run!!
Especially Susan Cita for organizing all of our BCRR volunteers!

Congrats to our BCRR runners at the Rockets 5K:
·        Allyson Serrao – 3rd place overall Female: 20:38
·        David Piper – 1st place Male 55-59: 19:56
·        William Henderson – 3rd place Male 50-54: 21:03


Alex’s 5K is THIS SATURDAY, November 14th, 2015 at MacGregor Park.

This race includes multiple events for our kiddos, including a Kids K, “Turkey Egg Hunt”, and Cupcake decorating. There is also post-race beer for all the big kids! 

Registration is open at

Please consider running to support a great cause that is near and dear to the club!


BCRR Garage Sale: November 6-7th *** Moved to NOVEMBER 20th & 21st*** 

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 


Hillary Camp will be sponsoring our tab at Valhalla this Wednesday, November 11th, in honor of her birthday. Thank you & Happy Birthday Hillary!! 

·        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 27thMore details to follow for this BCRR tradition!


We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our new members, David Gaskin, William Sheehan, and Linnea Wernette. We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event. 

BCRR Birthdays: 

Happy birthday:
·        Jenny Agrusa-Emley & Larry Lindeen* (November 9th)
·        Hillary Camp, Gabe Gomez, Nancy Reuter, & Sarah Harrington (November 10th)
·        Lisa Foronda (November 11th)
·        Stina Frederiksen* (November 12th)
·        Daniel Bucci (November 13th)
·        Patrick Flaherty (November 14th)
·        Terry Fanning (November 15th)

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

* = New Age Group


Happy Hour: 


(Friday, November 13th, 2015) Please join us this Friday at Around the Corner Bar (1510 Hutchins St), a new neighborhood bar in EADO. Plan to meet at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods

(Sunday, November 15th, 2015) Sunday runs are back as scheduled!! Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh.   


·          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
·          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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