Monday, February 17, 2020

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - February 17 to February 23

EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA!!!! - Check out the latest BCRR NEWSLETTER HERE!! 
Law Week 8K - Saturday, February 15th
Congrats to those who raced hard and placed in Saturday’s 8K! Next up - Bayou City Classic 10K - March 14th 
Darling Dash - Sunday, February 23rd
BCRR is hired to race manage the Darling Dash on Sunday, February 23rd for the 10th year in a row! BCRR volunteers -under the direction of Mike Mangan - will be setting up the course, managing the start line, and providing expertise along the way. Thank You BCRR Volunteers for all you do! 
Save the Date for BCRR Spring Events

  • Wednesday, February 26th - Ash Wednesday *NO PARKING* @ First Christian Church
  • Sunday, March 22nd - Family Picnic @ the Presidential Palace
  • Thursday, May 21st - Spring Awards Banquet @ St. Arnold’s Investors Pub

January 19, 2020
George R. Brown Convention Center, Downtown Houston
February 15, 2020
Sam Houston Park, 1100 Bagby, Downtown Houston
March 14, 2020
City Hall, Downtown Houston
April 4, 2020
City Hall, Bellaire
April TBD 2020
LP Run
Rice University Track
May 2,  2020
Bayou Bash Relay
T.C. Jester Park, 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:
  • Don Hilber - February 17th
  • Mirka Jalovcova & Helena Cheng - February 18th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Big Star Bar
(February 21st, 2020) - Join us Friday evening at Big Star Bar (1011 McGowen St.) - a low-key watering hole with a jukebox, outdoor area, fire pits, and a BBQ truck! Meet starting around 7PM **Post to the BCRR FB if you’re headed there earlier and friends might join you!**

Sunday – Whole Foods

(February 23rd, 2020) - Join us Sunday following the 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**
See the latest newsletter here! -
Your BCRR Board!!!