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2004 Statewide Race Calendar
2004 Statewide Race Calendar
2004 Socorro Fat Tire Fiesta


2004 Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon

Transition Times Magazine:New Mexico
Transition Times: New Mexico
2004 Southwest Challenge Series
TriClub New Mexico
New Mexico Cycling
Albuquerque Roadrunners
USA Triathlon
American Cycling Association
Road Runners Clubs of America


Thanks for making the 2004 Fat Tire Fiesta Great!

For more information on the rides and results, click on the logo on the left side of the page or here.

Please take some time to check out the Fat Tire Trail Guide, an awesome resource on local MTB trails!


Local Race Results

SOMA Quarterman Triathlon

On Halloween weekend a few of us SSRer'scompeted in the SOMA 1/4 Ironman (no one wanted to do the 1/2!). Even though it was in Phoenix it was chilly (65 degree water? yowza!).

Just like Shrimpman, Mike won the race (02:09:52)!! Steven came in 2nd in his age group (02:24:34), 9th overall, Alyssa won her age group (02:40:31) and was FIRST OUT OF THE WATER!!, while EP (02:52:56) and I (02:49:07) brought up the rear. The race was very well organized (other than the unripe bananas) and the drive along Highway 60 is almost worth the trip.

Full results are here

Shrimpman Triathlon

A weekend before Halloween, Mike and Steven Montoya competed in the Shrimpman Tri (900 M SWIM 30 K BIKE 8 K RUN), with Mike winning (1:33:08) and Steven coming in 3rd (1:38:37).

Results are here.

Duke City Half-Marathon

E.P., Sandy, Addy, and Kim ran the October 24th Duke City Half Marathon, with Addy winning her AG!. Results can be found at the website, and it is in Age Group format.

  • E.P. Higgs - 51/64 - 2:09:58

  • Sandy Nolen - 3rd/94 - 1:44:06

  • Kim Schaffer - 4th/94 - 1:44:54

  • Addy Bhasker - 1st/32!! - 1:39:27

Southwest Challenge Series Results

Congrats go to Terry Moore, Mike Montoya, and Steven Montoya for winning their age groups in the 2004 SWCS!. Full resulst can be found here for those who raced enough to qualify.


The Next Hash is November 13th with the ABQ Hashers!!

We will meet at the Socorro Springs Brewery at 2PM - NO flashlight needed and the course will be walker friendly!.

Read one of the Hash Trash reviews for October's review of the 2003 Halloween Hash, November's review, December's Red Dress Run Report, January's, February's, March's, April's, May's, June's, July's, August's, September's, or This year's Halloween Hash to see what hashing's about.


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!).
  • Cycling (MTB): Sunday 10 AM (no-drop), meet at Spoke-N-Word.
  • Running: Sunday social run, meet at Tech pool parking lot, 8 AM Sundays .

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


The Fall Running Series Is Almost Done!

2004 Fall Running Series

There will be four races this year, all 5k's, but you only need to compete in two in order to be eligible for your age group. Click HERE to learn more. The last race is on November 21at, 9AM, at the EMRTC snake.

Results of 3rd FRS 5k

2004 Fall Running Series

  • 1st Christian Krueger (35-54) 18:48

  • 2nd Stuart Allen (19 & Under) 20:42

  • 4th Jason Wurnig (20-34) 21:40

  • 6th Julie Ford (20-34) 23:09

  • 7th Gerry Strathman (55+) 24:20

  • 8th Linda Giesen 55+ 26:59

  • 11th Rheda Brown (35-54) 34:38

Current FRS Standings (and Averages)

Note: * denotes racer has not yet raced 2 races.

Women 19&Under

  • Katrina Burleigh 22:55*

Men 19&Under
  • Stuart Allen 20:42

Men 20-34
  • Ephraim Ford 20:04.4

  • Glenn Spinelli 21:13.69*

  • Jason Wurnig 21:39.7

  • Remke Ram Dam 21:50*

Women 20-34
  • Julie Ford 23:10.9

  • Luiza Gutierrez 30:44.96*

Men 35-54
  • Christian Krueger 18:47

  • Robert Abernathy 24:18.4

  • Matt Perini 24:23.12*

  • Tom Morgan 25:24

  • Fred "Go Navy" Yarger 31:11.3

Woen 35-54
  • Rheda Brown 34:38*

Men 55+
  • Gerry Strathman 24:20*

Women 55+
  • Linda Giesen 26:59*

  • Jan Sramek 30:17.72


What a great triathlon!!

Results for this year's Chile Harvest Triathlon, held on August 14th, can now be found on its website.

Socorro Striders and Riders would like to thank all of the participants, volunteers, and sponsors. Without all of you we literally would not have been able to hold a triathlon for 300 people!

A view of the crowd being adressed by the...

Race Director, Fred Yarger.

From the first swimmer

to the kids running their tri,

it was the best yet!



September 30th , 2004
Previous Update: October 28th, 2004
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