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2005 Statewide Race Calendar
2005 Statewide Race Calendar
2005 Southwest Challenge Series
2004 Socorro Fat Tire Fiesta


2004 Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon


The Spring Handicap Running Series started and we need help to chart new MTB courses!

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 stop by Spoke N Word Cycles to see how YOU can help map out new and personal trails in the Gordy's (or Johnson') hill area! BLM needs our help in making this a great biking area. They will provide GPS units and give you a map of what you charted. Also, take some time to check out the Fat Tire Trail Guide, an awesome resource on the current 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:

  • Wind Triathlon - March 5th

  • Stealth Triathlon - March 13th

White Sands Duathlon

Despite the expected nasty conditions, Robert, Matt, Addy, Sandy, Ephraim, and Rheda made the trek down to WSMR for the 5k/30K Duathlon. Sure enough, it was cold and drizzling for almost all of the event. That didn't stop us from racing hard, though! Age Group race results below:

  • Ephraim Ford 1st/8 (25-29) 5K: 22:57 30K Bike: 56:09 Total: 1:19:06

  • Sandy "I dont need no stinkin' seat" Nolen 2nd/4 (40-44) 23:33 1:03:50 1:27:23

  • Matt Perini 3rd/6 (40-44) 25:10 51:06 1:16:16

  • Robert Abernathy 6/6 (40-44) 24:55 1:01:33 1:26:28

  • Addy Bhasker 2nd/5 (50-54) 24:27 1:04:21 1:28:48

  • Rheda Brown 5th/5 (50-54) 35:47 1:11:39 1:47:26

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

The Next Hash is February 10th

We will meet at the Socorro Springs Brewery at 6PM and there will be a GUEST HARE! - A flashlight is needed.

Read one of the Hash Trash reviews from January 2005's Hash, December 2004 Red Dress Run, November 2004's, 2004's Halloween Hash, September, August, July, June, May, April, March 2004, February 2004, January 2004, December 2003's Red Dress Run Report, November 2003, or October 2003 Halloween Hash to see what hashing's about.



Results of the 1st Spring Handicap Series 5k

  • 1st Fred Yarger

  • 2nd Bill Brundage

  • 3rd Gustaaf van Moorsel

  • 4th Pat Roache

  • 5th Kim Schaffer

  • 6th Addy Bhasker

  • 7th Matt Perini

  • 8th Julie Ford

  • 9th Travis Newton

  • 10th Rheda Brown

For full results and standings of the 2005 Spring Handicap Series click HERE.


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.



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.


February 6th, 2005
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