Tuesday, January 14, 2020

BCRR WEEKLY Update - January 14

It’s Race Week!!!!!
2020 Chevron Houston Marathon & 
Aramco Half Marathon

Full details of the weekend can be found on the BCRR Website: http://www.bcrr.org/houston-marathon.html

Pasta Potluck Party – Friday, January 17th

The Carb-loading Pasta Potluck will be at The Modern B&B (4003 Hazard) at 6:30PM on Friday. Bring your favorite pasta dish or side to share and strategize for the marathon!!!

Gear Collection
*** There will be NO gear pick up for distribution to aid stations this year!***

Initial Race Day Details:

BCRR will have 1 sponsored Hoopla Stations. Please email the host below to help cheer on your fellow runners:
·        Mile 20: Hosted by Susan Cita - susancita.bcrr@gmail.com

An additional watch and/or drop off location for will be located at the corner of Bissonnett & Mandell – With host’s Chuck and Cheryl @ 5314 Mandell. Feel free to drop off clothing as the race temperature rises. Clothing will be brought to the post-race party.

BCRR Post Marathon Party
The post-race party will be hosted by Sue & Allen - with co-hosts Chuck & Cheryl - at their Terrace home - 326 Terrace Drive. Homemade food, cold (adult) drinks, and a hot tub are ready to help your post-race recovery!!
BCRR Member Cost: $10 & Guest Cost: $15
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:
  • Tom Helm - January 15th
  • Maggie Kirkpatrick - January 16th
  • Ricky Kramer & Steve Davis - January 17th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Pasta Potluck Party

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!!!