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Next Meeting on February 3rd at Spoke-N-Word Cycles (6PM)!!

2004 Statewide Race Calendar
2004 Statewide Race Calendar
2003 Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon
2003 Socorro Fat Tire Fiesta
Transition Times Magazine:New Mexico
Transition Times: New Mexico
TriClub New Mexico
New Mexico Cycling
Albuquerque Roadrunners
USA Triathlon
American Cycling Association
Road Runners Clubs of America

2004 Tentative Statewide Race Calendar

A tentative statewide calendar has been added along this page's left margin. Check it out, I have recently included an El Paso race. Also, the Chile Harvest Triathlon is scheduled to be on August 14th; make sure you have the right date!

Related Meetings Coming Up

The New Mexico Department of Transportation's Bicycle, Pedestrian and Equestrian Advisory Committee (BPE) will be meeting in Socorro on March 18 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Socorro Town Hall, 111 School of Mines Road.

The BPE is working on a three year cycle of Annual Reports which will be used to develop a long range non-motorized transportation plan. Your participation in the meetings is welcomed. Contact Greg White if you are interested.

Also, Margaret Mitchell, the New Mexico state representative for the American Cycling Association, of which we are a member, is looking for one of us to become an official. According to her, such a member would be help to us when we put on our events. There is a clinic around the end of February, so contact her if you are interested.

Margaret Michael

NM/TX ACA Representative

11721 Coyote Run NE

Albuquerque, NM 87122

Phone and Fax: (505)821-7226

Cell: (505)450-7221

New Date For February Hash

The Socorro Hash House Harriers will meet again on Thursday, February 5th. Meet at the Socorro Springs Brewing Company at 6:00PM for a 6:15PM start. This will be a night hash, so bring a flashlight!

Read one of the Hash Trash reviews for October's review of the Halloween Hash, November's review, December's Red Dress Run Report, or January's to see what hashing's about.

Artwork Contests Announced for Triathlon and Fat Tire Fiesta

SSR is seeking submissions from area artists for event logo artwork for its premier events, the Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon, and the Socorro Fat Tire Fiesta. The triathlon, which will be held on August 8, 2004, has a submission deadline of February 1st; the Fat Tire Fiesta, which will be held on September 18-19, 2004, has a submission deadline of April 1st. We will also be considering designs for custom awards for both events. Contact SSR for more details.

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Total Immersion Workshop

Total Immersion is holding a freestyle swimming weekend workshop in Albuquerque March 6-7, 2004. Total Immersion is the world’s leading source of hands-on swim instruction, teaching more improvement-minded swimmers each year than all other swim clinics combined. This is the quickest, most effective way to learn the essential skills of Fishlike Swimming for triathletes of all levels – from novice to advance. You will continue to see improvement for weeks, months and years to come.

If two or more members of the tri club would like to sign-up, TI can offer a discount price of $400.00 per person. Please give our office a call at (800)609-7946 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday) or check our website at

Spring Handicapped Running Series

A shot of some of the runners on January 25th

The first Spring Running Series race turned out 11 runners on Sunday, January 25th. Congratulations go to Matt for finishing first!!


Watch for news about the next race, the course will be a surprise!


Click here to see the some nice photos, full results, and current standings of the 2004 Spring Running Series.


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, 8AM Sundays .


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

January 26th, 2004
Previous Update: January 19th, 2004
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