Tuesday, April 23, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - April 22nd to April 28th

LP Run - April 27th
It’s time for the LP Run!! Run as may laps (RPMs) as you can in 33:20. A unique opportunity to finish at the same time as your fastest competitors.

Registration and information can be found HERE!
Bayou Bash Relay - Saturday, May 11th
The final race of the HARRA Spring Series is here - and so is BCRR’s chance to earn club points! BCRR is covering the entry fee for all members who are current members of BCRR & HARRA. Race details can be found HERE.

Your age group captains will be reaching out to you soon to organize teams:
Open: Christina Jones – christinabcrr@gmail.com & Andrew Young – young.andrew.joseph@gmail.com
Masters (40-49): Christina Jones - christinabcrr@gmail.com & David Gaskin - djgaskin2013@yahoo.com
Senior (50-59): Lisa Thompson  -  lisa@modernbb.com & Joe Lengfellner - thatsjoesmail@yahoo.com
Veteran (60-69) & Ultra (70+): Kathi Mahon - mahonmobile54@gmail.com & Mike Mangan - mikemangan41@yahoo.com
**If you are unable to run - we need volunteers for set up, road guards, and water station management!! Please email me to volunteer!!**

Save the Date
  • Wednesday, May 22nd - Spring Awards Banquet @ St. Arnold’s Brewery

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 27, 2019
Rice University Track
May 11, 2019
T.C. Jester Park
We'd like to extend a warm Bayou City welcome to our newest member! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
  • Lorna Greenway - April 22nd
  • Kathleen Niedbalski & Elsa Gil - April 24th
  • Danial Jason - April 26th
  • Alexandra Forseth - April 27th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour – 8th Row Flint
(Friday, April 26th, 2019) Join us at 8th Row Flint (1039 Yale St.), an upscale ice house known for burbons, craft beer, and margaritas.  See you starting at 6:30 PM.
Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, April  28th, 2019) 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!!!