Tuesday, October 22, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 21 to October 27

Wednesday @ Valhalla
The rumors thus far are true - Valhalla is closed for maintenance. This Wednesday, head to Valhalla anyways for Alex’s 5K Packet Stuffing! BCRR will provide the beer to keep you hydrated. Stuffing starts at 7:30 PM. 
Halloween Party - Friday, October 25th
It’s time for Lisa’s Annual Halloween Party! Join us at the Modern B&B (4003 Hazard St.) for a terrifying time. Costumes are required or will be provided upon arrival. Bring a treat to share & see you at 8 PM!!

*Babysitter will be provided so bring your little goblins!*
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  

**There will be NO SUPPORTED Sunday Run - Please come race or support BCRR!!**
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!*
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:
  • Raymond Verm - October 21st
  • Yolanda Farias-Ruiz - October 25th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Halloween Party

(Friday, October  25th, 2019) Head over to the Modern B&B for a terrifying Halloween experience at Lisa’s Annual Halloween Party!! Bring a treat to share and a costume to die for! See you starting at 8PM!! *Babysitter will be provided! Bring your kids!* 

Sunday – Whole Foods - To return next week

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!!!