Monday, August 19, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - August 19th to August 25

Wednesday - DASH & SPLASH
Wednesday, August 21st, head over to Chuck & Cheryl’s (5314 Mandell St.) for the next installment of the Summer Dash & Splash Series! Bring your swimsuit to cool off in the pool and enjoy a culturally inspired dish prepared by the talented Chuck! 

THANK YOU to all who volunteered at the HARRA and BCRR tents on Saturday! It’s about time to start marathon training!!
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! 
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 member, Clare Bensh! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
To return next week!!

Happy Hour - Sonoma in the Heights
(Friday, August 23rd, 2019) Join us at Sonoma in the Heights (801 Studewood St.) a contemporary bar with beer and wine flights. See you starting around 7PM

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, August 25th, 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!
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