Hash House Harriers Meet October 2nd
The Socorro Hash House Harriers will meet on Thursday, October
2nd, at the Socorro Springs Brewing Company. Meet at
6:00PM for a 6:15PM start. Bring a flashlight!
Alyssa Higgs Takes National Age Group Title
Alyssa Higgs won her 14-under age group at the USA Triathlon
National Age Group Championship, the Gatorman Triathlon, held on
September 28th, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. That makes
her the National Champion! Alyssa left the 1000-meter swim second
in her wave, then cruised to a 1:51:10 finish. Her father, EP
Higgs, finished in 1:57:44, good for 5th in the
Clydesdales. This concludes a great season for Alyssa, who now has
to concentrate on school and the short course swimming season for a
while again. Look for her on the triathlon podiums again next
Regular Meeting October 7
The next regular meeting of the Socorro Striders And Riders will be
held on October 7th, at 6PM, at the Socorro Public
Library meeting room.
Duke City And Rio Grande Marathon Date Conflict
It was recently brought to our attention that the Duke
City Marathon (Albuquerque) and the Rio Grande Marathon
(Las Cruces) have landed on the same date, October
26th. You choose. Both events offer a marathon,
marathon relay, half-marathon, and 5K run and walk. Duke
City also offers a marathon walk and a kids-K. Both are
Boston qualifiers. Duke City has a website, while Rio
Grande has an entry form,
and will have a website by
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 (not very regular!).
- Running: Sunday social run, meet at Tech pool parking lot, 7AM Sundays.
Like to start a new regular run or ride? Contact Matt Perini to get it listed
Fall Running Series Race #2
The second Fall Running Series race was held on September
28th, with 10 runners racing the 5K race. This race went
north on East Road from the EMRTC building to a turnaround point at
the gate, then returned to the start for another out-and-back leg
on South Road. The overall winner was David Romero with a time of
19:29. First female was Diana Grijalva with a time of
23:47. Overall point standings after two races are totalled in the
Be at the EMRTC building on the New Mexico Tech campus Sunday
morning, October 19th, for the third 5K in the 2003
Fall Running Series.
Prizes going to the overall winners in each of four age groups in
both genders. The series fee is $5 and that'll buy entry into all
of the remaining three races and a series T-shirt. All races meet
in front of the EMRTC building (at the rattlesnake sculpture). The
actual courses will be determined later. Download a flyer here.