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Next meeting is June 7th

2005 Statewide Race Calendar
2005 Statewide Race Calendar
2005 Southwest Challenge Series
2005 Cerrillos del Coyote MTB Race
2005 Cerrillos del Coyotoe MTB Race
2004 Socorro Fat Tire Fiesta


2004 Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon


Upcoming Races and Local Race Results

  • Jay Benson Triathlon - May 15th

  • Dueces Wild Triathlons - May 21-22nd

  • Milkman Triathlon - June 4th

Cerillos del Coyote Results

Click on the logo or here for Cerillos del Coyote mountain bike race results

Atomicman Duathlon

Cathy was the sole Socorron racing in the tough Atomicman duathlon, a 10K/40K/5K race. See the full results on the WEB and below:

  • Cathy Perini 3rd/4 in AG

    Run 00:55:38 * Bike 01:43:07 * Run 2 00:36:17 * Total 03:15:03.86

Run For the Zoo 5K & 10K

A few Striders and Riders enjoyed a perfect morning for a beautiful run through the Albuquerque Zoo. See the results on the WEB and below:

10K Results
  • Ephraim Ford 44:54 6/29 in AG M25-49

  • Julie Ford 49:36 9/49 in AG W30-34

  • Rheda Brown 1:19:12 36/36 in AG W50-54

  • Jan Sramek 1:01:52 11/13 in AG W55-59

5K Results
  • Marina Nolen 31:11 64/108 in AG W11-13

  • Sandy Nolen 22:44 1st/94!! in AG W40-44

MVTC Triathlon

Four current Socorro residents enjoyed a perfect day for multisport in Las Cruces on the 17th. Way to go Julie and Sandy for winning your AG's! Not sure of Robert's placing, but we will update it and give specific times when they get posted. Terry Moore did great again in winning overall and Steven Montoya's relay group won first in their division.

  • Ephraim Ford 2nd/8 1:21 (25-29)

  • Julie Ford 1st/9 1:26 (30-34)

  • Sandy Nolen 1st/10 1:17 (40-44)

  • Robert Abernathy ?? (40-44)

The Next Hash will be on the 2nd of June

Stay tuned for info.

Read one of the Hash Trash reviews from April 2005's Spring Forward Hash, March 2005's St. Patty's Hash, February 2005's Valentine's Day Hash, 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.


Magdalena Ridge Road Closure

From the official web site for the Magdalena Ridge Observatory:

"Intensive road maintenance and repair, including cleaning out culverts, will commence on March 21. This is in preparation for the Single Telescope construction which will start on or about April 18. In consultation with Dennis Aldrich of the USFS, Forest Road 235 will be closed to the public on work days from March 21 until further notice. Work days currently are Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. The road is open during non-work hours and on weekends. In mid-April work days may be extended to six days per week, and hours may change. This site will be updated accordingly.

According to Rob Selina, site engineer for the Magdalena Ridge Observatory, the guards were misinformed and work days do not include weekends, so the road is closed only on weekdays from 6 AM to 5 PM, and some Saturdays for the next 3 years and possibly much longer, depending upon how long the construction lasts.


Results of the 4th and Final Spring Handicap Series 5k

Way to go Cathy! She has recovered so well from n injury that she even surprised herself (and her estimate). Overall champion goes to Shingo Date who made improvement every race, staying ahead of his handicap and, ultimately, winning the series.

  • 1st Cathy "Sandbagger" Pfeifer

  • 2nd Shingo Date

  • 3rd Travis Newton

  • 4th Julie Ford

  • 5th Matt Perini

  • 6th Ephraim Ford

  • 7th Rheda Brown

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

Previous Results: April, February, and January.



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.



May 3rd, 2005
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