Monday, February 25, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - February 25th to March 3rd

First Sunday of the Month Bayou Run & Breakfast
Join us Sunday, March 3rd for a break from the routine by running along the Buffalo Bayou.
Afterwards, join us for breakfast at Golden Bagels & Coffee (3119 White Oak) a deli boasting New York style bagels and coffee!!
Bayou City Classic 10K - March 16th
The Bayou City Classic is quickly approaching as the next HARRA race of the Spring Series. Choose from a 5K, 10K, and 10K Centipede option - where you can run tethered to your closest running buddies in themed costumes. Registration and race information can be found HERE

There are also opportunities to volunteer for set up, tear down, road guards, etc. Go HERE to VOLUNTEER!!
BCRR Spring Save the Date:
  • Wednesday, March 6th - Alumni Night @ Valhalla **NO CHURCH PARKING - Ash Wednesday**
  • Wednesday, March 13th - Alternate Run with PIM @ Memorial Park
  • Sunday, April 7th - Spring Family Picnic @ 4010 Mandell St.

2019 HARRA Spring Series
January 20, 2019
Aramco Half Marathon
GRB, Houston
February 16, 2019
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
March 16, 2019
Houston City Hall
April 13, 2019
Bellaire City Hall
April 2019
Rice University Track
May 2019
T.C. Jester Park
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest member Visweswaran Ravikumar! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
  • John Koenig - February 25th
  • Rosie Schmandt - March 2nd
  • Nancy Greig - March 3rd

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour – La Grange
(Friday, March 1st, 2019) Join us at La Grange (2517 Ralph St.), a patio bar with craft beer and tasty cocktails.  Join us starting 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 7:00 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!
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