Monday, December 7, 2015

BCRR Weekly Update: December 7th to Decmber 13th


EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA!!! Catch the latest BCRR News in the December edition of the BCRR Newsletter!!! 

BCRR Christmas Lights Run & Christmas Party!!

December 11th, 2015
Lights run @ 6 pm - start at the Rose Garden
Christmas Party @ 8 pm – Modern B&B (4003 Hazard)

First, join us for a special 3 mile run around River Oaks, featuring the festively decorated houses! ​​You can find the map here:​

 Afterwards, head over to the Modern B&B for the BCRR Christmas Party! Party to feature a signature drink, photo booth, and live music! Rooms will be available to change following the run into your FESTIVE attire! Cost is $10/person at the door!


Thank You to all who have volunteered so far for the Jingle Bell Run.
My key positions have been filled.
I need 17 Road Guards.
This race is a lot of fun to watch, cheer on the crowd with holiday spirit.
This also makes a great race for families to volunteer and especially for those teenagers who need community service hours.

Please consider sharing an hour or two of your time.
BCRR would greatly appreciate it.

Please email me at

Many thanks in advance

Tis the season to be merry!  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE volunteer!


Sunday, December 13, 2015 6:30 AM
In place of the Sunday - Long Run, consider participating or cheering for your fellow BCRR members at the Fort Bend KIA 30K
PART THREE of the Marathon Warmup Series
18.6 miles starting and ending at Sugar Land Town Square. Hwy 59 at Hwy 6
For more information CLICK HERE

John’s Long Run – Sunday, December 27th
More information to follow!


* The Houston Drinking Project has repeated as the World Beer Mile Relay Champions! Alan McClain(BCRR), Steve Magness, Sesar Figueroa and Nate Pineda: The race was in downtown Austin, December 1st. Time was 5:14 which includes the drinking 4 beers. VIDEO HERE

* Timberline fitness is offering a free membership for the month of dec to BCRR members. Chuck Bracht (a long time BCRR member) helped arrange this. 
The deal is they have these awesome Espresso bikes and there is monthly competition worldwide with all the gyms that have these and they want to win. This is just for bragging rights but, still we all love a good competition.
Text Dean 832--640-1473 or e-mail if you want a free December membership and are willing to ride the bike. You can also use other equipment. 3939 Montrose Blvd Suite A


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:
·         Luiza Ferreira*, Jeni Raymond, & Deborah Touchy – December 9th
·         Cecilia Farias-Ruiz & Wendy Zhang – December 10th
·         Cheryl Shaw – December 11th
·         Jackie Tobin – December 13th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

* = New Age Group


Happy Hour: 

(Friday, December 11th, 2015) BCRR HOLIDAY PARTY!!!!!!!

Sunday Breakfast – To return next week please join us at the Jingle Bell Run!


·          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 – Check!
·          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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