Monday, December 31, 2018

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - December 31st to January 6th

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New Year’s Eve Party

Get ready for the last big party of the year - Lisa Thompson has invited BCRR to her New Year’s Eve party at the Modern, Monday @ 7:30. Jerry Atwood will be entertaining guests with piano music and as always, there will be champagne!!
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First 2019 Wednesday Run
Sadly, Valhalla is closed AGAIN for the first Wednesday of 2019. This week, let’s venture to Under the Volcano (2349 Bissonnet St.) following Wednesday’s run.
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HUUUUUGE THANK YOU to Alan, Sue, Susan, John, and all those who cooked, supported, and helped us recover from a LOOOOOOOONG run! Congrats BCRR - it’s officially taper time!!
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First Sunday of the Month Bayou Run & Breakfast
Join us Sunday, January 6th for a break from the routine by running along the Buffalo Bayou.
Afterwards, join us for breakfast at La India Bakery (5440 Larkin St) a CASH ONLY family run taco shop!!
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Houston Marathon Mile 20 Hoopla Station!!
BCRR’s Susan Cita hosts the Mile 20 Hoopla Station at the Houston Marathon. There are 10 special BCRR slots available. Register by December 31st, and you will secure your spot along with the volunteer swag, a great race watching location completing with adult refueling fluids and a snacks/hot dog buffet. CLICK HERE to volunteer!!

**Full Marathon details in next week’s email**
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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
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We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest member, Dave Friedman! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
·        Vicki Jones – January 2nd
·        Justyna Paczkowska – January 3rd
·        Susan Latimer & Aine Goodfellow – January 6th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!
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Happy Hour – Bacco
(Friday, January 4th, 2019) Join us at Bacco (3615 Montrose Blvd), a cozy wine garden recently opened in Montrose! Join us starting at 6:30 PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods - To return in the New Year!!!

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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-
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! ive.html
Your BCRR Board!!!
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