Monday, January 29, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - January 29th to February 4th



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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First Sunday of the Month Bayou Run & Breakfast!
  

 Join us Sunday, February 4th for a break from the routine by running along the Buffalo Bayou.  


 Afterwards, meet us at Chilosos (701 E 20th St) for a Mexican inspired brunch!
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BCRR Super Bowl Party!!
Rob & Jules will be hosting a festive celebration as we cheer on the Patriots vs Eagles in frozen Minnesota, Sunday, February 4th!
Party start time 4:30 p.m. – until game over.
Jacuzzi will be available for those who would like to get in.
Please bring an appetizer/Super Bowl munches and beverages to share.
$10.00 squares available.
*They politely request for adult attendance only*
We need a head count, please text RSVP + guest to 281-746-1778 , or email RSVP to juliezelenak@comcast.net
Walters: 1525 Wakefield, Houston, TX 77018

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BCRR has a NEW LOOK!!
Check out the new design of the BCRR Website via your mobile phone or computer!! It features a mobile phone friendly interface and all the latest info on your favorite running club!
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2018 HARRA Spring Series

Date:
Name:
Location:
February 17, 2018
Sam Houston Park Downtown
March 17, 2018
Houston City Hall
April 14, 2018
Bellaire City Hall
April 2018
Rice University Track
May 12, 2018
T.C. Jester Park
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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
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:
·        Catie Cohen, Flora Lai, & Alan Svoboda – January 30th
·        Brian McGlynn – January 31st
·        Andrew Young – February 1st
·        Sue Schulz – February 2nd
·        Bob Thompson – February 3rd
·        Thomas Hebert – February 4th
Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:

Sunday – Whole Foods – to return next week

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:

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-  p_griffiths@bellsouth.net

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**

WORD FROM THE BIRD

See the latest newsletter here!  http://www.bcrr.org/news-archive.html

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Your BCRR Board!!!
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Monday, January 22, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - January 22nd to January 28th




GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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Chevron Houston Marathon Wrap-up
An additional THANK YOU to Sarah Cusack and Neal Diez for their excellent Margarita Mixing skills!!

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Wednesday @ Valhalla

In honor of Maggie Kirkpatrick’s birthday, she will be sponsoring the tab this Wednesday at Valhalla! Happy Birthday Maggie!!!   
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BCRR has a NEW LOOK!!
Check out the new design of the BCRR Website via your mobile phone or computer!! It features a mobile phone friendly interface and all the latest info on your favorite running club!

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2017 HARRA Fall Series – DONE!!!
Stay tuned for the Spring Series schedule 

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest members David Steffin & Heather Olin Wright! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
·         Madeline Schulz & Tom Bjorklund – January 23rd
·         John Phillips & Mario Sanchez – January 25th
·         Tracey Priem – January 26th 
Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group

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SOCIAL CALENDAR:

Happy Hour – Mongoose vs Cobra

(Friday, January 26th, 2018) Join BCRR for happy hour at Mongoose vs Cobra (1011 McGowen St.)! A great place to grab a craft beer or a creative cocktail. See you at 6:30PM!

Sunday – Whole Foods

(Sunday, January 28th, 2018) Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh.

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:

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-  p_griffiths@bellsouth.net

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**

WORD FROM THE BIRD

See the latest newsletter here!  http://www.bcrr.org/news- archive.html


Your BCRR Board!!!
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How would you like to see your own advertisement above in this weekly email? For all personal or business advertising inquiries, please send an email to our treasurer p_griffiths@ bellsouth.net

Monday, January 15, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - January 15th to January 21st



GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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Chevron Houston Marathon Wrap-up
CONGRATULATIONS: Huge shout out to BCRR and the strong presence we had at the marathon! There were BQ’s, 1st Marathons, PR’s, and FINISHERS!! Everyone should be proud of the 13.1 or 26.2 you accomplished yesterday!
THANK YOU: It takes a team to support the crazy running habit, and thanks to our BCRR volunteers, we can continue to be crazy! Special thanks to:
·     Susan Cita & Katie Decker for passing out goodies and cheering us on at the aid stations
·     Chris McGrew for hand delivering our race day must-haves to the aid stations
·     Sue & Alan, Chuck & Cheryl, and Jim & Ivy for a post-race party to warm up, drink up, and celebrate the day’s accomplishments
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Wednesday @ Valhalla
In honor of Frank Dougherty’s birthday, he will be sponsoring the tab this Wednesday at Valhalla! Happy Birthday and Congrats on a swift Marathon!!
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BCRR has a NEW LOOK!!
Check out the new design of the BCRR Website via your mobile phone or computer!! It features a mobile phone friendly interface and all the latest info on your favorite running club!

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2017 HARRA Fall Series – DONE!!!
Date
Name
Location
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

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
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:
·         Tom Helm – January 15th
·         Maggie Kirkpatrick – January 16th
·         Ricky Kramer & Steve Davis* – January 17th 
·         Julia Holz – January 20th 
·         Beverly Handy – January 21st   
Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
Happy Hour – Discovery Green Ice Skating + Phoenicia

(Friday, January 19th, 2018) Join BCRR for an alternative happy hour! Start at Discovery Green for a final winter celebration of ice skating! Details for the rink can be found HERE. Afterwards, head over to Phoenicia (1001 Austin St.) for a drink to warm you up! We will meet on the ice at 6:30 PM. 
Sunday – Whole Foods

(Sunday, January 21st, 2018) Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh.

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:
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-  p_griffiths@bellsouth.net

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**

WORD FROM THE BIRD

See the latest newsletter here!  http://www.bcrr.org/news- archive.html
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Your BCRR Board!!!
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Saturday, January 13, 2018

BCRR - MARATHON UPDATE



HAPPY (HALF) MARATHON BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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 Chevron Houston Marathon Information
Visit the BCRR Website for all the details of MARATHON INFORMATION

Race Morning @ GRB:
·        Club will meet inside GRB at Hall A prior to the race – Check the Facebook page for exact location details.
·        Christina will be collecting gear to be dropped at the air stations by Chris McGrew. Drop off your gear by 6:15 AM.
– Please label your gear in a ziplock bag – include name, pace, and aid station (13 or 20).
Race Support:
·        There will be 2 aid stations along the marathon route:
·         Mile 13: Hosted by Katie Decker
·         Mile 20: Hosted by Susan Cita
·        An additional watch and/or drop off location for will be located at the corner of Bissonnett & Mandell (around Mile 8, before the split)– With host’s Chuck and Cheryl providing Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s for those cheering! (5314 Mandell). Feel free to drop off clothing as the race temperature rises. Clothing will be brought to the post-race party.
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The BCRR Post Marathon Party
326 Terrace Avenue @ 11 AM
Sue & Alan’s Home
Pool, Hot Tub, Showers
Jambalaya or Gumbo, Red Beans, Salad & Snacks
Beer, Wine, & Margaritas
January 14, 2018

BCRR Member Cost: $10
Guest Cost $15
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Good Luck BCRR!! See you at the finish line!
~BCRR Board 

Monday, January 8, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - January 8th to January 14th


GOOD MORNING BAYOU CITY ROAD RUNNERS!!
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It’s Marathon Week BCRR!!!! 
We have trained hard and supported each other along the way! Good Luck to all those racing, cheering, or supporting. We couldn’t have such a wonderful Houston running community without you all!!!

Marathon details are below and on the website. Be sure to check Facebook throughout the weekend and race day for up to date information on BCRR meeting locations at the Expo and Race Morning.

*Note, Monday & Wednesday night runs will occur as scheduled this week*
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 Chevron Houston Marathon Information
Visit the BCRR Website for all the details of MARATHON INFORMATION
Pasta Loading Party – Friday, January 12th
The Carb-loading Pasta Party will be at Buca Di Beppo (5192 Buffalo Speedway) at 7PM on Friday. 

Please respond to this email – christinabcrr@gmail.com to RSVP by Wednesday, January 10th!!

Race Day Details:
·        Club will meet inside GRB at Hall A prior to the race – Check the Facebook page for location details.
·        Chris McGrew will be collecting gear to drop at the aid stations Sunday AM – please label your gear in a ziplock bag – include name, pace, and aid station.
·        There will be 2 aid stations along the marathon route – please email the respective host for details and volunteering.
·         Mile 13: Hosted by Katie Decker - katie.h.decker@gmail.com
·         Mile 20: Hosted by Susan Cita – susancita.bcrr@gmail.com
·        An additional watch and/or drop off location for will be located at the corner of Bissonnett & Mandell – With host’s Chuck and Cheryl providing Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s for those cheering! (5314 Mandell). Feel free to drop off clothing as the race temperature rises. Clothing will be brought to the post-race party.
·        Post-race party information is below.
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The BCRR Post Marathon Party

 326 Terrace Avenue
Sue & Alan’s Home
Pool, Hot Tub, Showers
Jambalaya or Gumbo, Red Beans, Salad & Snacks
Beer, Wine, & Margaritas
NFL Football Playoffs
January 14, 2018

BCRR Member Cost: $10
Guest Cost $15
*Volunteers needed for money collection at the door & post-party clean up*
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2017 HARRA Fall Series:
Date
Name
Location
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

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest members Erin Gaffney & Elizabeth Ramos! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
·         Dan Haworth & Russell Henderson*– January 9th
·         Kelly Zhai & Shawn Vaughn* – January 10th
·         Barry Tobias & Allyson Serrao – January 11th 
·         Frank Dougherty, Sue Leone, & Kai Lankford – January 12th 

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
* = New Age Group
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SOCIAL CALENDAR:
Happy Hour – Pasta Party – details above
Sunday – Whole Foods – to return after the marathon

WEEKLY CLUB RUNS:
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-  p_griffiths@bellsouth.net

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**

WORD FROM THE BIRD

See the latest newsletter here!  http://www.bcrr.org/news-archive.html
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Your BCRR Board!!!
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How would you like to see your own advertisement above in this weekly email? For all personal or business advertising inquiries, please send an email to our treasurer p_griffiths@bellsouth.net