Monday, October 30, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 23rd to October 29th


Halloween Weekend – October 27th-29th

Start your weekend at Lisa’s Halloween Party @ the Modern B&B (4003 Hazard St.) on Friday night, October 27th. Costumes are mandatory!

Then, join us for HARRA’s next race in the fall series – the Houston Half Marathon held Sunday, October 29th! The race begins in downtown Houston, following an out and back course along Allen Parkway.

Post-race party will be hosted by Paul & Sue Schultz at their home (3030 Amherst) beginning at noon!

***There will be NO SUPPORTED RUN in River Oaks on Sunday! Please run or cheer on your fellow friends at the Half! ***

It’s that time of the year again!! Alex’s 5K & Kids K is quickly approaching!! The race will be held Saturday, November 4that MacGregor Park. Registration is open at

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

The Rockets Run will also be held Saturday, November 4th! We are asking for 8-10 BCRR volunteers to help man the race, as this is a large revenue builder for the club. Please reply to the email to volunteer for either race.
Save the Date:
Wednesday, December 6th – Christmas Lights Run + Drinks at Kenneally’s
Friday, December 8th – BCRR Christmas Party @ Modern B&B
Sunday, December 17th – John’s Loooooooong Run


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

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:

·         Yolanda Farias-Ruiz– October 25th 
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group


Happy Hour – Lisa’s Halloween Party!
(Friday, October 27th, 2017) Please join us this Friday for Halloween happy hour at the Modern B&B (4003 Hazard St) Costumes are mandatory!! Get ready for a fun night!
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. 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-

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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