Monday, October 10, 2016

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE: October 10th to October 16th


BCRR Family Field Day

Thank you to all who attended the Family Field Day! The grill masters were superb, the beer was cold, and the water balloons…were dangerous! Kids and adults alike had a blast on a beautiful Saturday afternoon!

Sunday Run: Space City 10 Miler  

Congrats to all who represented BCRR at the Space City 10 Miler! It was an ideal 60 degrees for a speedy 10 mile Sunday Morning run. BCRR made it presence known on the awards podium. Check out the full results HERE. We are racking up the points for club of the season!

Next Up: Houston Half Marathon & 10K - October 30th

Save the Date:

·         Alex’s 5K – Saturday, November 5th: Get ready for the 6th Annual Alex’s 5K at MacGregor Park. Early Registration is open

·         BCRR Invades Austin – November 19-20th: Susan & Steve Davis have invited BCRR to Austin! Festivities include a Saturday AM run with their run club, Ship of Fools, brunch, and cocktail hour at the Davis' home (54 Rainey St). Two hotels have been recommended based on location: 
·  Extended Stay Downtown Town Lake 507 S. 1st St. 78704 1-877-432-9997     ($139)   
·  Radisson Hotel & Suites Downtown 111 E. Cesar Chavez  78701 1-844-464-2665      ($178)


September 17, 2016
Spotts Park
October 9, 2016
Univ of Houston Clear Lake
October 30, 2016
Sam Houston Park
November 13, 2016
Wortham Center Plaza
December 11, 2016
Sugarland Town Square
January 15, 2017
George R Brown Convention Center

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

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:
·         Andrew Albrecht & Rosanne Bulgarella – October 10th               
·         Joe Melanson – October 11th
·         Nicole Cheriyan – October 13th
·         Rachel Vigor* & Katie Decker – October 14th        
·         Billie-Kay Melanson & Eric Simley – October 15th    
·         Dennis Deulet – October 16th             
Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
 Happy Hour – West Alabama Ice House
(Friday, October 14th,  2016) Please join us this Friday at West Alabama Ice House (1919 W Alabama St). It’s finally time to enjoy this fall weather with a great beer outdoors! PS - the taco trunk is the

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, October 16th, 2016) Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh.


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 6:30 at Rice University (run leaves at 6:40 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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