Monday, May 13, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - May 13th to May 19th

Wednesday @ Valhalla
Let us continue the ‘farewells’ for Neeraj - as he will sponsor the tab at Valhalla this Wednesday!! Cheers!!
Bayou Bash Relay - **POSTPONED**
The Bayou Bash Relay was POSTPONED this weekend due to inclement weather. The tentative date for rescheduling the race is Saturday, May 25th. Your Age Group Captains will reach out to you to reconfigure teams based on availability.

**If you are unable to run - we will still need volunteers for set up, road guards, and water station management!! Please email me to volunteer!!**

BCRR Spring Banquet - Wednesday, May 23rd
Wednesday, May 22nd @ St. Arnold's Brewery (2000 Lyons Ave)
Taps open at 6:30 PM
Tickets will be $15 at the door (cash or check) – this includes dinner from Lasagna House and beer

The Cookie Table is returning! Members are invited to bring their best baked goods to share! We will vote for the best tasting treat to receive an award!
BCRR Membership 2019-2020
You will also be able to renew your BCRR Membership at the Banquet or CLICK HERE:
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members
Interested in helping support the club as an active member of the board? Know someone who could help this club keep growing and making an impact in the running community? Nominate yourself or someone to run as a member of the board.

We are looking for Members at Large to assist with the BCRR Newsletter & Volunteer Organization ************************************************************
Save the date for a fall trip to Santa Fe with BCRR!! We will be venturing to the Santa Fe Thunder Half-Marathon & 5K on Sunday, September 15th.  RSVP to the email for additional information!
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
T.C. Jester Park
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:
  • Sarah Austin - May 13th
  • Christian Boada, Milan Jamrich, & Miriam Werner - May 14th
  • Jason Doehring - May 15th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Next Door


(Friday, May 17th, 2019) Join us at Next Door (2020 Waugh Dr.) a cozy dive bar featuring art from local, Houston artists! See you starting around 6:30PM.
Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, May 19th, 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-
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!
Your BCRR Board!!!