Monday, October 3, 2016

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 3rd to October 9th


BCRR Dues 2016 – 2017

Last call to renew your dues for the 2016-2017 season. Dues can be paid online HERE 
*This is your last email before you will be removed from the roster*

Thanks to all who attended prom night! The tunes were dance-able, the beer was cold, and the attire was stunning! Congrats to Ron Morgan & Theresa Pearsall on winning BCRR Prom King & Queen!

BCRR Family 
Join us Saturday, October 8th for a fun twist on our annual family picnic! The field day will take place at Andrew the Young’s home, 4010 Mandell, from 1 – 5 PM.

BCRR Board will be manning the grill with burgers and hot dogs, feel free to bring a side or dessert. Games and family competitions will be plenty so get your teams ready!

Sunday Run: Space City 10 Miler  
The Space City 10 miler is back for the 15th year in the Clear Lake area as part of the HARRA Fall Series of races on Sunday, October 9th. The race begins at UH – Clear Lake, featuring a single loop course around scenic Clear Lake with aid stations every 2 miles. Registration information HERE.

BCRR is invited to the BARC Post-Race Party at 16434 Dunmoor Drive (~1 mile from the race finish). It will be a potluck party - please bring a beverage or snack to share! Party begins following the awards ceremony

**There will be no supported club run this Sunday due to the race. Instead, come run or support your fellow club members!**

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 member Emma Kosciak! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!! 

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:
·         Mark Conran & Mary Feniello* – October 3rd              
·         Todd Gilbreath & Melissa Swanson – October 4th
·         Hardeep Thind, Joshua Chipley, & Betsy Eason – October 6th
·         Eric Hendrickson & Gwen Weddington* – October 7th        
·         Tim McGuirk – October 8th    
·         Ashley Georgulis – October 9th             
Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
 Happy Hour – Cottonwood
(Friday, October 7th,  2016) Please join us this Friday at Cottonwood (3422 N Shepherd Dr.)! Come hang out on the giant patio with one of their many draft beers! See you at 6:30 PM!!
Sunday – Whole Foods – to return next week


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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