Monday, September 18, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - September 18th to 24th

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BCRR World Record Holder 
BCRR member Peter Mullin, recently ran the Faxon Law New Haven 20K road race, finishing with a Single Age (66) World Record time of 1:23:34!! Congratulations Peter on becoming a World Record holder!! Race results can be found HERE
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HARRA Cross Country Relay

The HARRA Fall Series begins with the Cross Country Relay at Stude Park - Saturday, September 23rd! Please contact your age group team captain to join a team:

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

Additional race details can be found HERE!
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It’s that time of the year again!! Alex’s 5K is quickly approaching!! The race will be held Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at MacGregor Park. Registration is open at

Please consider running or volunteering to support a great cause that is near and dear to the club!

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Save the Date for BCRR Events: 
Dash & Splash – Wednesday, October 4th – Chuck & Cheryl’s
Fall Family Picnic – Sunday, October 15th – The President’s Home (4010 Mandell St.)
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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 Jamila Spencer, Scott Lyon, & Roger Campagnola! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:

·         Cathy McGlohn – September 18th
·         Chuck Bracht & Derold Maney – September 22nd                 
·         Emily Brabo – September 24th               
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
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Happy Hour – Ship & Shield

(Friday, September 22nd, 2017) Please join us this Friday at Ship & Shield (403 W Gray St) – a restaurant and bar with a Viking theme. Please visit the website for parking recommendations as the lot is under construction. We will meet at 6:30 PM. 
Sunday – Whole Foods 
(Sunday, September 24th, 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 ev ening 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@bell

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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