Tuesday, December 31, 2019

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - December 30 to January 5

Happy New Year BCRR!!
There will be no supported run on Wednesday, January 1st. Check Facebook if you’re in search of a running buddy! 
Bayou Run Redo - Sunday, January 5th
Join us for a break from River Oaks and run the Buffalo Bayou.
Afterwards - head to Tacodeli (1902 Washington Ave) for delish breakfast and lunch tacos! 
Sunday Funday @ April Murphy’s Art Studio
January 5th
Celebrate the end of marathon training with a Sunday Funday, January 5th at April Murphy’s Art Studio (2101 Winter St. Studio 3B). The 2020 Houston Marathon artwork by April Murphy (pictured above) will be on display! BCRR will provide pizza, just BYOB! 
2020 Chevron Houston Marathon & 
Aramco Half Marathon
Full details will be posted in next week’s BCRR email. For additional information visit the Marathon Info Page on BCRR.org 

**Anyone interested in volunteering for the Mile 20 Hoopla Tent with Susan Cita - register HERE using the code BCRR20 - you will receive all the volunteer swag including a jacket!**
John’s Looooooong Run - Sunday, December 29th

Thanks to all who ran, cooked, supported, and listened to the stories of John’s Looooong Run!! The weather thankfully took a turn for the better and we got our miles in. And now…..

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:
  • Anna Helm - December 30th
  • Ralph Castillo - January 1st
  • Vicki Jones & Manpreet Kaur - January 2nd
  • Justyna Paczkowska - January 3rd

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Gingerman
(Friday, January 3rd, 2020) Head over to Gingerman (5607 Morningside Dr.) A cozy dive bar with draft beer and just down the street from Torchy’s Tacos! See you starting at 7PM.

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!!!