Thursday, August 15, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - August 12 to August 18

Wednesday @ Valhalla
Wednesday night is for celebrating!! Come to Valhalla after the Wednesday night run for a tab sponsored by John Adams in honor of his birthday & to say “good-bye” to Viswes before he journeys to Michigan. 

HARRA’s annual Party in the Park is coming up on August 17, 2019 from 7 - 10am.  Houston's running community will be on display with plenty of watermelon and beer for all.  

BCRR will have a tent set up for some shade and recovery following your run. Members are encouraged to stick around throughout the morning and help pick up the tent following!

BCRR will be providing volunteers for the food tent set up from 5:30AM-7AM. Please email Susan Cita to volunteer -
Sunday Hydration Help Needed!!
Below are open dates for needed hydration stations on Sunday. Please reply to the email to volunteer - BCRR can provide you with cups and gatorade if needed.

  • Sunday, August 25th @ the Rose Garden
  • Sunday, September 1st @ Shepherd St. Bridge
  • Sunday, September 1st @ Sabine St. Bridge

THANK YOU to those of you who have already volunteered on Sundays! 
PIM Coaches Needed
Power in Motion (PIM) is searching for additional coaches this fall training season. They are in need of 27 minute and 23 minute 5K coaches. This means you can comfortably run this pace for the distance. The fall PIM goal race is BCRR's Alex's 5K. Please contact Bob Entwhistle for more details -
Dash & Splash
Wednesday, August 21st, head over to Chuck & Cheryl’s for the next installment of the Summer Dash & Splash Series! Details to follow!
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.  

David Piper will be organizing lodging at the Fort Marcy Hotel Suites . Options including 1, 2, & 3 room condos. Please contact David Piper to RSVP and secure lodging -
BCRR Membership 2019-2020
It’s that time of the year again! BCRR Membership renewal is due!  CLICK HERE to complete online:
·        Single Member $30
·        Family Membership: $35
·        Both options offer a $5 discount for HARRA members
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:
  • Brad Godwin - August 12th
  • Evan Queen, Frances Esson, & RAlph Feniello - August 13th
  • Gail Webster - August 16th
  • Charles McGuirk - August 18th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Phoenix on Westheimer
(Friday, August 16th, 2019) Join us at Phoenix on Westheimer (1915 Westheimer Rd) to a neighborhood watering hole with a British vibe. See you starting around 7PM

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, August 18th, 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**
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