Monday, November 4, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - November 4 to 10

Alex’s 5K
Thank you to all those who ran, volunteered, cheered, and drank beer this weekend at Alex’s 5K! It was a successful 5K thanks to the volunteer support and participation of BCRR.

As a THANK YOU - Kathi Mahon will be sponsoring the Valhalla tab NEXT Wednesday, November 13th.
Rockets Run - Sunday, November 17th
The Rockets Run will be Sunday, November 17th at Sam Houston Park. BCRR needs 26 volunteers:
  • 2 Water Station Captains
  • 18 Road Guards
  • 2 Turn-around Captains
  • 4 Start/Finish Captains
This event is a revenue builder for the club, which covers many party expenses. Please email to volunteer. 

**NOTE: The BCRR Run will be moved to Saturday, November 16th to accommodate those volunteering for the Rocket’s Run.**
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!!
  • 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:
  • Diane Gibson - November 4th
  • Lee Morris - November 6th
  • Natasha Cherednichenko - November 8th
  • Jenny Agrusa-Emley &Larry Lindeen - November 9th
  • Hillary Camp, Gabe Gomez, & Nancy Reuter - November 10th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Moon Tower

(Friday, November 8th, 2019) Head over to Moon Tower Inn (3004 Canal St.) A relaxed, outdoor brewpub known for its game meats & specialty hotdogs. See you starting at 7PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, November 10th) - 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!!!