Tuesday, October 15, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 14 to October 20

Lots of new dates for upcoming BCRR events
Fall Family Picnic - October 20th
Join us Sunday, October 20th for our annual fall family picnic! Head over to the Former Presidential Palace, 4010 Mandell Street, from 1 – 5 PM.
BCRR Board will be manning the grill with burgers and hotdogs, feel free to bring a side, dessert, or beverage.

We will have Wiffle Ball and Frisbee - any additional yard games welcome!!
Houston Half Marathon - October 27th
It's time for the next run in the HARRA Fall Series - Houston Half Marathon on Sunday, October 27th at Sam Houston Park. Registration can be found HERE.

Afterwards, Paul & Sue Schulz have graciously opened their doors for a post-race party at 11:30AM including pizza, adult beverages, pool, and HOT TUB!! All runners and spectators are invited to attend. They live a short distance from Rice University at 3030 Amherst St. Please RSVP to pschulz100@gmail.com
Alex’s 5K - November 2nd
It’s that time of the year again!! Alex’s 5K & Kids K is quickly approaching!! The race will be held Saturday, November 2nd, at MacGregor Park. Registration is open at www.alex5k.com
Use code: BCRR - for $3 off! 

Please consider running or volunteer to support a great cause that is near and dear to the club! Email christinabcrr@gmail.com
*We need course set up & parking guards especially!*
Mellow Monday Scrabble Run
THANK YOU to Susan Cita for organizing the clever event! The winning word - THESIS by Katherine Barron. 
2019 Tour de Bayou Series
HARRA's very own cross country series is returning this October.  Click on each stage to sign up for each race event on Facebook.
  • Stage 1 - October 3, 2019 - Spotts Park
  • Stage 2 - October 10, 2019 - Cullen Running Trails Center
  • Stage 3 - October 17, 2019 - Cullen Running Trails Center
  • Stage 4 - October 24, 2019 - Stude Park Bike Trail
Save the Date for BCRR Events!!
  • Friday, October 25th - BCRR Halloween Party @ Modern B&B
  • Sunday, November 17th - Rocket’s Run @ Toyota Center
  • Wednesday, December 11th - Christmas Lights Run @ River Oaks
  • Friday, December 13th - BCRR Christmas Party @ Modern B&B
  • Sunday, December 29th - John’s Loooooooong Run
October 6, 2019
University of Houston - Clear Lake
October 27, 2019
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
November 9, 2019
December 1, 2019
Sam Houston Park, Downtown Houston
December 15, 2109
Sugar Land Town Square, Sugar Land
January 19, 2020
George R. Brown Convention Center, Downtown Houston
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:
  • Katie Decker - October 14th
  • Joy Columbus - October 16th
  • Mary Kathryn Campion - October 17th
  • Kathi Mahon - October 18th
  • Jim Knievel & Kay Stewert - October 20th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Goodnight Charlie’s
(Friday, October  18th, 2019) Join us at Goodnight Charlie’s (2531 Kuester St.) an airy, contemporary hangout showcasing a variety of tacos & bourbons, plus live country music. See you starting around 7PM

Sunday – Whole Foods 
(Sunday, October  20th, 2019) After your Sunday morning run, head over to Whole Foods on Waugh for coffee and breakfast!
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!!!