Thursday, January 9, 2020

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - January 6 to January 12

Wednesday Night Run
The Wednesday Night Run is back as usual with beer following at Valhalla!!
National Championship Gamewatch
Sue Leone & Alan Svaboda have opened their home for a game watch on Monday, January 13th for the 2020 National Championship game! Wear your purple and gold proudly or obnoxious orange… and cheer on your team! Kickoff is 7PM @ 326 Terrace Drive. 
2020 Chevron Houston Marathon & 
Aramco Half Marathon
Full details of the weekend can be found on the BCRR Website.

GRB Run – Sunday, January 12th

The final Sunday before the marathon, we will run the last 6 miles of the marathon (from Memorial Park to the GRB) and back. This run is open to all Houston runners - so invite your friends! Usual start time of 6:30 AM at the Tennis Center.

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 to share and get ready 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 -

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 at their Terrace home. Menu and details to follow.
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 member Christopher Delehanty! We look forward to seeing you at the next club run or social event!!

BCRR Birthdays:  
Happy Birthday to:
  • Maine Goodfellow & Susan Latimer - January 6th
  • Dan Haworth & Russell Henderson - January 9th
  • Barry Tobias, Lenord Burns, & Allyson Serrao - January 11th
  • Frank Dougherty, Sue Leone, & Lai Lankford - January 12th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - The Grand Prize
(Friday, January 10th, 2020) Head over to The Grand Prize (1010 Bank St.) A welcoming haunt in a 2 story bar with hipster cocktails and draft beer! See you starting at 7PM.

Sunday – Whole Foods
(Sunday, January 12th, 2020) Join us following the Sunday Long Run for breakfast at Whole Foods on Waugh. 

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**
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