Tuesday, December 18, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - December 17th to December 23rd

Flashback to BCRR Christmas Time:
Christmas Lights Run

The Lights Run was well attended with runners, furry friends, and stroller filled future BCRR members! The lights were stunning as usual!
Christmas Party

The Christmas Party was an exceptionally festive event! The live music was entertaining, the drinks endless, and the cookies - creative!! Congrats to Theresa Pearsall for winning the Cookie Competition with the Kolacky Polish Cookies!!
Fort Bend KIA 30K - Sunday, December 16th
Congrats to BCRR Members for a strong showing at the 30K!! Next stop - Houston Marathon!!
Sunday, December 30th
This is the 18th year and the 3rd 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!
***We will need help marking the course on Saturday, December 29th - Please let John, Alan, or myself know if you can help. Thanks!***
2018 HARRA Fall Series
September 29, 2018
October 7, 2018
University of Houston - Clear Lake
October 28, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 25, 2018
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
December 16, 2108
Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land
January 20, 2019
George R. Brown Convention Center, Downtown Houston
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest member, Joyce Holz! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
·        Priya Pisipati – December 17th
·        Marie Hutchinson – December 19th
·        Claudia Verm – December 20th
·        Romuald Budiman & Jennifer Beierle – December 22nd

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour – Eight Row Flint
(Friday, December 21st, 2018) Join us at Eight Row Flint (1039 Yale St), an upscale ice house, serving rare bourbons, craft beers, and margaritas! Join us starting at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, December 23rd, 2018) Join us immediately following the long run for coffee and breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh

Mellow Monday- Join us every Monday for a 3 mile recovery run around Memorial Park at 7:00 PM. 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 PM 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 Tennis Center (Old 0 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**
See the latest newsletter here!  http://www.bcrr.org/news-archive.html
Your BCRR Board!!!