Monday, October 30, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 30th to November 5th

 *Sorry for the duplicate emails. The Dodgers are clearly messing with the internet as well as the Astros....*

Alex’s 5K & Kids K is here!! The race is 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 still need 4 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.

First Sunday of the Month Bayou Run & Breakfast

Join us Sunday, November 5th for a break from the routine by running along the Buffalo Bayou.

Afterwards, join us for breakfast at Restrospect (3709 La Branch) for a delicious brunch of crepes and coffee!

Halloween Weekend Wrap-up 

Lisa’s Halloween Party was a spooky night full of creative costumes and clever cross dressing! Thanks to all who attended!

The weather for Sunday's Houston Half Marathon was perfect for the numerous PR’s and runners who recovered their speed after a sweltering summer. Congrats to all who ran!!

Thank you to Paul & Sue Schulz for a great post-race party of pizza, beer, and ice baths – the true key to recovery!

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:

·         Larry Jensen – October 30th 
·         Ben Harvie – November 2nd
·         Diane Gibson – November 4th
·         Edward Albrecht* – November 5th 
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group


Happy Hour – Kings Bierhaus 
(Friday, November 3rd 2017) Please join us this Friday at Kings Bierhaus (2004 E TC Jester Blvd) for beer, cocktails, and wine at a cozy outdoor garden in the Heights.
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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