Monday, September 11, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - September 11th to September 17th

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BCRR Homewreckers!!
No, this isn’t the start of a gossip column.... it’s a HUGE shout-out to all the BCRR members who helped demo houses this weekend. Together, we were able to help at least 5 families that were affected by the flooding! Thank you to all who donated their time, tools, and talents!! 

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HARRA Cross Country Relay 

The HARRA Fall Series begins with the Cross Country Relay at Stude Park - Saturday, September 23rd! Your age group captains will be contacting you shortly to organize teams:

Open: Christina Jones – & Andrew Young –
Masters: Sian Evans & Peter Griffiths -
Veterans: Kathleen Mahon - & David Piper –
Ultra: Mike Mangan -

Additional race details can be found HERE!
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Save the Date for BCRR Events: 

Wednesday Dash & Splash – Wednesday, October 4th – Chuck & Cheryl’s
Alex’s 5K – Saturday, November 4th – MacGregor Park

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2017 HARRA Fall Series:

September 23, 2017
Tornados Cross Country Relay
October 8, 2017
University of Houston, Clear Lake
October 29, 2017
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 26, 2017
Wortham Center Plaza, Downtown Houston
December 10, 2017
Sugar Land Town Square
January 14, 2018
George R. Brown Convention Center

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

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:

·         Andrew Tardogno & Sally Hall – September 11th
·         Lauren Hammang – September 12th                
·         Ben Ogilvie – September 13th               
·         Devlin Smith & John Fredrickson – September 15th  
·         Zoe Paddon-Jones & Wim Burgers – September 16th                
·         Joel DuBois & Lou Fragoso – September 17th               
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
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Happy Hour – Pub Fiction 

(Friday, September 15th, 2017) Please join us this Friday at the Pub Fiction (2303 Smith St. #100) – a relaxing Midtown bar with outdoor seating & yard games. We will meet at 6:30 PM. 
Sunday – Whole Foods 

(Sunday, September 17th, 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. Following a loop around Memorial, we head to a dinner venue for post running fun. 

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-  p_griffiths@

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.

**Please note that in cases of inclement weather, i.e. thunder & lightning, group runs will be cancelled for safety reasons. Check the BCRR Facebook Page for the latest updates on run cancellations**


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