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 the Defined Fitness Duathlon. 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
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.
NM/TX ACA Representative
11721 Coyote Run NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Phone and Fax: (505)821-7226
A February Hash For The Ages
The Socorro Hash House Harriers met again on
Thursday, February 5th. Learn all about
Read one of the Hash Trash reviews for October's
review of the Halloween Hash, November's
Red Dress Run Report, or January's
to see what hashing's about.
Artwork Contests Announced for Triathlon and Fat Tire
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 14, 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.
for more details.
Nolen and Bhasker Grab Firsts At WSMR Duathlon
Sandy Nolen, Addy Bhasker, and Matt Perini traveled south on Saturday
to the White Sands Missile Range headquarters for the WSMR Duathlon.
This race starts with an out-and-back 5K run on dirt, followed by an
out-and-back 30K road ride. Both Sandy and Addy had impressive
performances, winning both their age groups. The race was won by
Tiffany Stewart (1:17:38) and Scott Romero (1:06:12).
- Matt Perini 1:19:06
- Sandy Nolen 1:20:00
- Addy Bhasker 1:29:49
American Cancer Society Relay For Life
The Relay For Life will be held June 25-26th this year.
Participation is always appreciated, so contact Fred Yarger or
Camille Scielzi for more information.
Shaken Baby Alliance's A Ride to Action
The Shaken Baby Alliance (www.shakenbaby.com) is putting on a
fundraising & awareness raising bicycle ride in Albuquerque, New Mexico
on Saturday, May 22, 2004. Click here
for more information and how to help.
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
The first Spring Running Series race
turned out 11 runners on Sunday, January
25th. Congratulations go to Matt for finishing first!!
The next race is on February 22nd, 8AM, at the Snake. Length will
be between 2k and 10k (it is a surprise).
to see the some nice photos, full results, and current
standings of the 2004 Spring Running
Regular Rides and Runs Around Socorro
These are not SSR-sponsored club events!
- Cycling (Road): MWF 11:30 AM, meet at the IRIS
- Cycling (MTB): Friday 11:30 AM, meet at the IRIS
Parking Lot (not very regular!).
- Cycling (MTB): Sunday 10 AM (no-drop), meet at Spoke-N-Word.
- 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.