Monday, March 13, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - March 13th to March 19th


Alternate Wednesday Run
As the Bayou is under construction and treacherous, we will be running Herman Park instead. See you Wednesday!!

Spring Family Picnic + Community Service Day

Thank you to all who attended the Family Picnic – the "cold weather" didn’t scare us away! We definitely helped a neighbor in need with house work - Followed by delicious food made by our grill master and fellow BCRR members!


Save the date for the upcoming BCRR Events:

Oregon Wine County Half Marathon – Sunday, September 3rd: This fall, venture to Willamette Valley for a weekend of running, wine, and adventure! Reply to this email if you are interested in further information as we plan the trip! Race details can be found HERE

BCRR Spring Banquet – Wednesday, May 24th @ St. Arnold's Brewery

Bayou City Classic 10K - March 18th 

Congrats to all who raced the Law Week 8K this Saturday! BCRR showed up strong and started the Spring Series with a BANG!

Next up: Bayou City Classic 10K – March 18th! Registration and more information can be found HERE.

**The Bayou City Classic is in need of additional volunteers! Please email Susan Cita – - if you can help! **

March 11, 2017
Sam Houston Park Downtown
March 18, 2017
Houston City Hall
April 8, 2017
Bellaire City Hall
April 29, 2017
Rice University Track
May 2017
T.C. Jester Park


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:
·        Sheila Ramamurthy – March 15th
·        Benjamin Emley – March 16th
·        Susan Davis, Kate Philbrick, & Bryan Ryan – March 17th  

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
 Happy Hour – The Harp 
(Friday, March 17th, 2017) Please join us this Friday at The Harp (1625 Richmond Ave.) for a St. Patty’s Day Happy Hour! Celebrate with some green beer at an Irish Pub!! See you at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods

(Sunday, March 19th, 2017) 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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