Monday, November 27, 2017

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - November 27th to December 3rd

#CyberMonday Deal:
$50 Off Chevron Houston Marathon Entries!!

HARRA has entries for both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon that we supply to HARRA members - available now on a first come, first served basis. 

This weekend, we are offering the HARRA entries for the full marathon at a $50 discount (full price $150; that's 1/3 off). If you or anyone you know still needs to register for the full marathon, you should take advantage of this offer.  Offer expires Monday night 11:59pm.

There is no discount on our remaining half marathon entries. 

You can secure either entry via this link:

First Sunday of the Month Bayou Run & Breakfast 

Join us Sunday, December 3rd for a break from the routine by running along the Buffalo Bayou.

Afterwards, join us for breakfast at Pondicheri (2800 Kirby Dr B132) for an Indian inspired brunch!

HMSA Classical 25K

Congrats to all who raced Sunday! It was a crisp morning for swift running on the new course! 

Thank you to John Phillips and all who helped with tent set up! Next up: Fort Bend Kia 30K – December 10th!  
BCRR Christmas Time:

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.

Christmas Party

Friday, December 8th @ 7 pm – Modern B&B (4003 Hazard)

Join us at the Modern B&B for the BCRR Christmas Party! Cost is $10 at the door – which includes a signature cocktail, dinner, and dancing! FESTIVE attire is a must!

Bring your favorite holiday baked treat to compete for Champion of the BCRR Cookie Table!

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

BCRR Birthdays:  

Happy Birthday to:

·         Fred Ward – November 28th  
·         Warren Prelle & Peter Mulin – November 29th
·         Clark Courtright & Lisa Thompson* – November 30th 
·         Scott Lyon & Raymond Ruiz – December 2nd 

 Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group


Happy Hour – Baileson Brewing Company

(Friday, December 1st, 2017) Please join us this Friday for happy hour at Baileson Brewing Company (2322 Bissonnet St.). Come join us at our local Rice Village Brewery featuring small-batch craft beer. See you 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 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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