Monday, December 2, 2019

WEEKLY UPDATE - December 2 to December 8

EXTRA EXTRA - Read the latest BCRR Newsletter HERE!! 
Bayou Run Redo - Sunday, December 8th
Since the 25 K canceled the first Sunday Bayou Run - let’s try again this Sunday! Join us for a break from River Oaks and run the Buffalo Bayou.

Afterwards - head to Empire Cafe (1732 Westheimer Rd) for a tasty traditional breakfast inside an old gas station! 
BCRR Half Zip
With the chilly weather - why not rep your favorite running club in a performance stretch half zip?! Jackets will be embroidered with the BCRR circle logo. These will be purchased by pre-order only.

To order:
  • Cash, Check (written to BCRR), Venmo - @cmjones927 or Zelle -
    Include the size in your payment
  • Cost: S-5XL $35
  •  Samples will be available for try-on at the Wednesday & Sunday runs
  • Final day for order: Sunday, December 8th
It’s BCRR Christmas Time!!!
Christmas Lights Run
Wednesday, December 11th @ 6:30 pm - start at the Rose Garden in River Oaks
Join us for a special 4 mile run around River Oaks, featuring the festively decorated houses! VIEW MAP HERE Afterwards we will celebrate with drinks at Kenneally’s Irish Pub (2111 S Shepherd Dr.).

**There will be NO SUPPORTED Wednesday run this week at Rice**
Christmas Party
Friday, December 13th @ 7 pm – Modern B&B (4003 Hazard)
Join us at the Modern B&B for the BCRR Christmas Party! Cost is $10 at the door – which includes a signature cocktail, dinner, and a return of the LIVE BAND - Buttercup!! FESTIVE attire is a must!

Bring your favorite holiday baked treat to compete for Champion of the BCRR Cookie Table!
HMSA Classical 25K - Sunday, December 1st
Congrats to all who race, cheered, and supported the 25K! Next up… the Ft. Bend Kia 30K - Sunday, December 15th. 
Save the Date for BCRR Events!!
  • 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 Ruiz - December 2nd
  • George Columbus - December 5th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - The Black Labrador
(Friday, December 6th, 2019) Head over to the The Black Labrador (4100 Montrose Blvd. #8) A cozy Britsh bar, that is sadly closing in mid-December. Let’s saw “Good-Bye” to a cornerstone bar to the history of this club. See you starting at 7PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, December 8th) - 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!
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