Calling all members: SCOPE is doing a Walk To Wellness program and we also need help to chart new MTB courses!
The SCOPE Diabetes / Obesity Core Team has organized an 8-week walking program designed to motivate people in the Socorro
area to get fit. It culminates with the April 16th 5K Run and 1-mile Walk. Help spread the word by printing out the
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:
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
The Next Hash is March 3rd
We will meet at the Socorro Springs Brewery at 6PM
and this is a St. Patty's Day Hash so wear something green or made of out corned beef. Also, a flashlight is needed.
Read one of the Hash Trash reviews from
January 2005's Hash,
December 2004 Red Dress Run,
2004's Halloween Hash,
Red Dress Run Report,
November 2003, or
October 2003 Halloween Hash to see what hashing's about.
Results of the 2nd Spring Handicap Series 5k
1st Gustaaf van Moorsel
2nd Travis Newton
3rd Shingo Date
4th Kim Schaffer
5th Ephraim Ford
6th Glen Spinelli
7th Julie Ford
8th Vanessa Sager
9th Matt Perini
10th Linda Giesen
11th Jayme Margolin
12th Bill Brundage
13th Gerry Strathman
14th Fred Yarger
For full results and standings of the 2005 Spring
Handicap Series click HERE. Results
from the first race can be found 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
- Cycling (MTB): Friday 11:30 AM, meet at the
IRIS Parking Lot (not very regular!).
- Cycling (MTB): Sunday 10 AM (no-drop), meet at
- 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.