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5/5/2003


2003 Statewide Race Calendar


Regular Meeting Set For Tuesday

New location: meet at 6PM at the Chamber of Commerce Office on the Plaza!
It's time for another SSR meeting! This time we'll have a guest speaker (see related article), Greg White, of the NM Highway Department. If you've got items for the agenda, please contact Matt Perini.


NM Highway Department Representative To Speak

Mr. Greg White, the New Mexico State Highway And Transportation Department representative on the state's Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Equestrian committee, is coming to Socorro and talk to SSR about cycling issues for the SSR meeting on May 6th. This is a good opportunity for you to make your voice heard about highway issue, bicycle commuting, or anything else you'd like to happen within the highway department.


Mountain Bike Picture Rally On May 10

The date for this event has changed from 5/3 to 5/10
Robert Abernathy is planning a fun, family-oriented, event for May 10th, a "Mountain Bike Picture Rally." The picture rally concept is based on the same sort of event for car or motorcycle clubs, where you're given a set of numbered photos, and you attempt to visit each place where a photo was taken. In our case, each photo may contain a different view of M Mountain, and you'll be following trails and streets in the Socorro area, until you arrive at the party at the end. More details on what to bring and where to meet will be coming on this web site.


Regular Rides and Runs Around Socorro

These are not SSR-sponsored club events!

  • Cycling (Road): MWF 11:30 AM, meet at the IRIS Parking Lot.
  • Cycling (MTB): Friday 11:30 AM, meet at the IRIS Parking Lot.
  • Running: Sunday social run, meet at Tech pool parking lot, 8AM Sundays.

Like to start a new regular run or ride? Contact Matt Perini to get it listed here.

Hash House Harrier Run Thursday

The next hash is starts from Robert's house at 903 School of Mines Rd. at 6PM on Thursday. Grab your running togs and a 6-pack and join us for some fun!


Spring Handicap Series Results

The last 10K handicap of the spring series went down to the wire between Matt and Christian, a 100 yard sprint with Christian closing fast after making up a 15 minute deficit, but Matt held on for the win. Joe Dickerson finished third, wrapping up the series victory and winning the $50 championship prize. Fred and Bill completed the field.

If you missed these races, you've missed a good time. Thanks to Robert for hosting each of the four races in this series, and we're looking forward to another series in the fall.

PlaceNameTimeHandicapPointsTotal
1Matt Perini0:56:3895.01018
2Christian Krueger0:41:5959.5924
3Joe Dickerson0:49:5280.0830
4Fred Yarger1:03:18108.0720
5Bill Brundage1:14:37120.0619
NATyler HaughnessDNS47.5014
NARemke van DamDNS69.0010
NAJoe McMullinDNS84.505
NAGerry StrathmanDNS84.505
NALinda GeisenDNS96.004
NALaura WilcoxDNS78.003
NANathan HeronenDNS84.002
NAShawn WestDNS83.501


April 29, 2003

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