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2004 Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon

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The Spring Handicap Running Series is starting on Janurary 23rd!!!

There will be races on January 23rd, February 13th, March 6th, and April 3rd. For more information on races outside of Socorro, click on the statewide races calendar on the left side of the page or here.

For the mountain bikers, please take some time to check out the Fat Tire Trail Guide, an awesome resource on local trails!


Upcoming Races and Local Race Results

2005 Southwest Challenge Series Calendar Is Out!

In addition to our general calendar that we keep updated, the 2005 Southwest Challenge Series calendar has been released. To see it, just click on the roadrunner on the left side of the page or here. Pay no attention to the fact they got the Chile Harvest Tri order of events wrong. Again. And the Defined Fitness Du may be moved to April 3rd. Some upcoming races are:

  • White Sands Duathlon - February 5th

  • Wind Triathlon - March 5th

  • Stealth Triathlon - March 13th

Polar Bear Triathlon

Robert and Matt recently competed in the Polar Bear Triathlon (5k run, 30k bike, and 400m swim), held at WSMR. Despite the cold both had a great time and Matt came in 3rd in his AG! Email me for full results.

  • Matt Perini -3/10 0:28:19 - 0:57:17 - 0:10:41 Final 1:36:17

  • Robert Abernathy 7/10 0:28:32 - 0:58:52 - 0:14:48 Final 1:42:12

2004 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.


Total Immersion Workshop

Total Immersion is holding a weekend workshop in Albuquerque, March 12-13 at the University of New Mexico. For more information, please see their website.


Any member of the tri club can call and register for the discount price of $400.00 per person (regular price is $445.00). We can be reached at (800)609-7946 between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM eastern time. To hold a spot, we just need a deposit of $125.00 - the balance is charged the week prior to the workshop.


The Next Hash is probably February 10th so stay posted

We will meet at the Socorro Springs Brewery at 6PM no matter when - A flashlight is needed.

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.


January 19th, 2004
Previous Update: December 20th, 2004
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