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2005 Statewide Race Calendar
2005 Statewide Race Calendar
2004 Socorro Fat Tire Fiesta
2005 Southwest Challenge Series
2005 Fall Running Series
2005 Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon

Upcoming Races and Local Race Results

  • FALL RUNNING SERIES! (5K's throughout the Fall

Yucca Duathlon

Robert and Matt represented Socorro in what is, essentially, the last triathlon or duathlon that any SSR's will do for this year's SWCS. Both did well, especially Matt who pulled in a first place! 

It should be interesting to see how the SWCS points tally up as Matt now has enough races to qualify for a place (he would be 2nd right now, I think) and Robert has plenty of races and may have enough points to grab 3rd! Also, Rheda will be happy to know that it *appeared* that no Athenas competed since she is fighting to stay one of the few Athenas to accomplish enough races. Stay tuned as the Point Totals are updated!

  • Matt Perini    1st/6 in 40-44

     57'58 10k Run    1:27:13 40k Bike   
     2:25:11 Total

  • Robert Abernathy   5th/6 in 40-44

    56'21"  Run     1:50:54  Bike      
    2:47:15 Total 

Chips & Salsa Half-Mary, 10k, and 5k

On the 11th of September a group of a few SSR's tried out the second annual Chips & Salsa races. Check out how well Julie did and how fast Shingo ran in the half-marathon! The full version of the great results are HERE.

10k Results

  • Ephraim Ford    9th/68 Overall  3rd/8 in 25-29    

     42' 48"        6:54/M

  • Julie Ford 1st/98 Overall 1st/17 in 30-34

    47' 12"        7:37/M

  • Robert Abernathy 5th/9 in 40-44

    50' 23"        8:08/M

  • Patrick Roache 2nd/2 in 65-69

      33' 32"     10:49/M

  • Catharine Stewart-Roache 1st/1 in 65-69

     1:24:52      13:41/M

Half Marathon Results

  • Shingo Date   6th/16 in 35-39

            1:34:42      7:14/M

New Mexico's Finest Half-Marathon

Robert ran this nearby half-mary and discovered that Linda and Gerry were doing it as well while on their journey home for the fall. All three did quite well! The complete marathon and half-marathon results are HERE.

  • Robert Abernathy 6th/10 in 40-44

    1:52:10.7 8:34/M

  • Gerry Strathman 1st/3 in 60-64

    1:55:04.9 8:47/M

  • Linda Giesen 1st/4 in 55-59

    2:03:48.8 9:27/M

F-1 Draft Legal Triathlon

In late August another decent sized group of SSR'ers ventured back to Bottomless Lakes State Park to take part in the draft-legal Formula-1 Triathlon. The full times are here, but these are the basic results:

  • Julie Ford placed 3rd overall in the Female division, beating out one competitor in a near-race to the finish at the 1:53:49 mark. On a side-note, she also won Third Overall for the series!!

  • Kim King-Wrenn won her 35-39 AG in 2:36:50 and we have your award.

  • Rheda Brown placed 2nd out of more than 3 Athenas when she finished at 2:45:03.

  • Ephraim Ford came in 10th overall in the males, won the 25-29 Age Group, and came in 4th in overall series by crossing the tape at 1:42:10.

  • Shingo Date finished 4th in the 35-39 AG, with a final time of 1:52:05.

  • Robert Abernathy finished 6th/7th in his AG, with a time of 2:02:04.

Los Alamos Triathlon

For some of us, our first trip to Los Alamos for a triathlon will certainly not be our last! This was a well-run and very scenic tri. The Official Los Alamos results are HERE.

  • Christian Krueger got 5th/9 out of Elite males in 5 01:00:57.92

  • Ephraim Ford (me!) placed 8th/10 (25-29) in 01:12:35.81

  • Shingo Date placed 26th/29 (35-39) in 01:34:16.11

  • Robert Abernathy placed 17th/21 (40-44) in 01:23:15.64

  • Julie Ford placed 2nd out 23!! in her 30-34 AG, with a time of 01:19:35.05

  • Lynette Napier placed 4th/6 (55-59) with a final time of 01:55:08.72

  • Rheda Brown placed 5th out of 6th in Athena with a time of 01:54:42.38


2005 Fall Running Series

2005 Fall Running Series

Photo of Julie and Joe at the halfway point

It's that time again... Click HERE for the offical poster for this year's Fall Running Series. We still need some participants in the 19 & Under AG. Regardless, let's get even more people out for the remaining races! You can tell them they already missed the hardest one.

Participant Current Place Average Time Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4
Robert Baca
3rd 23'12 23'12  -

Brad Dotson
4th 24'00 24'00  -    
Ephraim Ford
1st 21'19 21'19  -    
Julie Ford
1st 24'35 24'35  -    
David Romero
2nd 22'08 22'08  -    
Remke Van Dam
5th 25'08 25'08  -    
Robert Abernathy
3rd 25'23 25'23  -    
Rheda Brown
1st 40'47 40'47  -    
Shingo Date
1st 21'35 21'35  -    
Joe McMullin
2nd 24'15 24'15  -    
Travis Newton
5th 31'39 31'39  -    
Matt Perini
4th 26'07 26'07  -    
Kevin Wedeward
6th 31'42 31'42  -    
Bill Brundage
2nd 32'11 32'11  -    
Linda Giesen
1st 29'32 29'32  -    
Gerry Strathman
1st 26'21 26'21  -    


The Next Hash will be on the 6th of October

Stay tuned for details!

Read one of the Hash Trash reviews from August 2005's Tech Dress-up Hash, July 2005's Hash, June 2005's Hash, May 2005's Cinco De Mayo Hash, 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.


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, 7 AM Sundays .

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



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