Monday, October 2, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 2nd to October 8th

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This Sunday, October 8th, join BCRR in the next fall series race – the Space City 10 Miler! Enjoy a scenic course around the Clear Lake area, with a start & finish at UH Clear Lake. Details and registration can be found HERE.

**There will be NO SUNDAY SUPPORTED RUN in River Oaks! Please race or support your fellow club members instead.**

Following the race, celebrate and commiserate at Axelrad (1517 Alabama St.) for a post-race party. See you at 1 PM!
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Wednesday Night - Dash & Splash

Following this Wednesday’s run around the bayou, join us at Chuck & Cheryl’s (5314 Mandell St.) for a splash in the pool, pizza, & a special cocktail crafted by the graduates of Chuck’s Cocktail Class. See you at 7:30 PM!!

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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 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! - Reply to the weekly email to volunteer!

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Fall Family Picnic
Join us Sunday, October 15th for our annual fall family picnic! The picnic 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 hotdogs, feel free to bring a side or dessert.

The picnic will feature a Wiffle Ball Tournament so bring your best batting skills & gloves!
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2017 Rockets Run

BCRR is responsible for race management of the 2017 Rockets Run! The race will be held Sunday, October 29th. This is also the same day as the Houston Half Marathon. Please consider volunteering to help with the Rockets Run if you are not running, as this is an important race for club fundraising! Reply to the weekly email to volunteer! Thanks!
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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 Jennifer Futral, John & Nancy Griffin, Mario Sanchez, & Nichole Starke Halbert! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:

·         Mark Conran – October 3rd
·         Elizabeth Savino – October 6th                
·         Gwen Weddington – October 7th               
·         Tim McGuirk – October 8th  
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
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Happy Hour – Sports Creek
(Friday, October 6th, 2017) Please join us this Friday at Sports Creek (2619 Polk St) – a laid back sports bar with outdoor volleyball courts. Bring your A game and join us for beer & Volleyball! We will meet 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. 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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