Monday, March 2, 2020

BCRR WEEKLY UPDATE - March 2nd to March 8th

BCRR Garage Sale
BCRR is hosting our Spring Garage sale at the Modern B&B (4003 Hazard St.)
Friday & Saturday - March 6th & 7th - 8AM to 3PM

We need volunteers to help us with the event at the Modern!
Please drop off or stop by to give a hand and sell your treasures!

*The proceeds of our garage sale fund club parties and entry into the Fall & Spring Relays*

Bayou City Classic - Saturday, March 14th
The next race for the HARRA Spring Series is approaching quickly! The Bayou City Classic 10K Run/Walk - a race to support Houston’s running and walking trail development - will be held Saturday, March 14th at Sam Houston Park. Click HERE to register or get more info. 

Volunteers are needed - please see details below. 
Bayou City Classic - Volunteers Needed
John Phillips needs four club members to assist with set up for the BCC 10k the day before the race.  Can you be at Sam Houston Park (location for this year’s race due to construction at City Hall) at 10am on Friday, March 13?  If so, please contact Joel DuBois at

Additional volunteers are being coordinated by Susan Cita for race day help. Visit to register! 
Save the Date for BCRR Spring Events

  • 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 18, 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:
  • Rosemarie Schmandt - March 2nd
  • Nancy Greig - March 3rd
  • Alix Waugh - March 8th

Hope you have a spectacular day!!!

Happy Hour - Bacco in Montrose
(March 6th, 2020) - Join us Friday evening at Bacco in Montrose (3611 Montrose) - a homey sitting to sip wine with your favorite running friends. Meet starting around 7PM **Post to the BCRR FB if you’re headed there earlier and friends might join you!**

Sunday – Whole Foods 
(March 8th, 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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