Monday, October 28, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - October 28th to November 3rd

Alex’s 5K - Saturday, November 2nd
It’s that time of the year again!! Alex’s 5K & Kids K is HERE!! The race is THIS Saturday, November 2nd, at MacGregor Park. Registration is open at
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
*We need road guards and water station volunteers especially!*
Halloween Party - Friday, October 25th
What a night! Thanks to all who dressed up, showed up, and partied the night away!! Check Facebook for a recap of the great costumes! 
Houston Half Marathon - October 27th
Congrats to all those who raced hard on a (FINALLY) cool fall morning! And THANK YOU to Paul & Sue Shultz for the FANTASTIC post-race party. Pizza and beer are the best methods of recovery.
Next up…..
HARRA Cross Country Relay - Saturday, November 9th
The HARRA Fall Series continues with the Cross Country Relay at Stude Park - Saturday, November 9th @ 3:30PM. Your age group captains will be contacting you shortly to organize teams:

Open: Christina Jones – &
Andrew Young –
Masters: Christina Jones - &
David Gaskin -
50-60 year old: Lisa Thompson - &
Joe Lengfellner -
60+ Women: Kathleen Mahon -  
60+ Men: Mike Mangan -

Additional race details can be found HERE!

**BCRR will be sponsoring all teams for current BCRR and HARRA members. You MUST renew both memberships before the race!**
Save the Date for BCRR Events!!
  • 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:
  • Steve Gardner - October 28th
  • Larry Jensen - October 30th
  • Ben Harvie - November 2nd

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Cafeza
(Friday, November 1st, 2019) Head over to Cafeza (1720 Houston Ave.) A “Cafeceria” inspired by the cafes and cervecerías of Barcelona!! See you starting at 7PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, November 3rd) - Join BCRR at the Whole Foods on Waugh for coffee and breakfast following the Sunday long run!

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!!!