Wednesday, November 22, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - November 19th to November 26th

Wednesday at Valhalla

Valhalla will be closed this Wednesday for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Instead, join us at Gingerman (5607 Morningside Dr) for a beer at the coziest dive bar in Rice Village! 

HMSA Classical 25K

THIS WEEKEND is the next race in the HARRA Fall Series: HMSA Classical 25K - Sunday, November 26th. 

A special BCRR Discount has been offered:

BCRR & HARRA Member: $20 discount – use Discount Code BCRRH
BCRR Member only: $15 discount – use Discount Code BCRR

Post-race party will be held at the Presidential Palace – 4010 Mandell St –following the awards ceremony, complete with beer and food to refuel!

***There will be NO SUPPORTED Sunday run this week***

BCRR Christmas Lights Run

Wednesday, December 6th @ 6:30 pm - start at the Rose Garden

Join us for a special 3 mile run around River Oaks, featuring the festively decorated houses! Afterwards we will celebrate with drinks at Kenneally’s Irish Pub on Shepherd.

BCRR Christmas Party!!

Friday, December 8th @ 8 pm – Modern B&B (4003 Hazard)

Join us at the Modern B&B for the BCRR Christmas Party! FESTIVE attire is a must! More details to follow!

Sunday December 17th
NEW LOCATION and planned 4 weeks prior to Marathon due to Christmas. This is the 17th year and the 2nd year for the new site at Sue Leone’s/Alan Svoboda’s Terrace Home (326 Terrace Ave. 77007)
This is open to all BCRR members and guests Start is 6:30 am from The Terrace House. It is a 21 mile single loop route with several ways to adjust the distance. More details to follow!

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

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:

·         Ron Morgan – November 20th  
·         Roger Campagnola*, Jacqueline Flaherty*, & Freddy Queen – November 24th
·         Leah Carver, Aaron Carver*, Irma Conran*, & Theresa Pearsall* – November 25th 
 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group


Happy Hour – Wooster’s Garden

(Friday, November 24th 2017) Please join us this Friday for happy hour at Wooster’s Garden (3315 Milam St). We are celebrating a BIG birthday for BCRR’s Jacqueline Flaherty, so come join us for some delicious cocktails and tasty beer! We’ll meet at 6:30 PM.
Sunday – Whole Foods – to return in 2 weeks

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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