Thursday, July 29, 2010

Chile Harvest Triathlon Scheduled For Next Week

Mountain Mail Reports

The Socorro Striders And Riders will hold a youth triathlon at 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, at the New Mexico Tech Swim Center. Registration starts at 5:00 p.m. Youths born between 1995 and 2003 are eligible to race, with five different age groups and four different distances.
The main event is The Chile Harvest Triathlon scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 7, at 7 a.m. at the Socorro Swim Center. Registration is $20 for individuals under 23 years old, $55 for all other individuals, and $90 for relays.
Organizers say they are quickly reaching the capacity of 360 athletes, and registration will probably close earlier than our scheduled closing date of Aug. 3.
The main race is a 400 meter swim, followed by a 20 kilometer (12.4 mile) on bike, and finishes with a 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) run. It is open to individuals and relays.
Details on both races can be found at Call Matt at 838-3035 about the youth race, and Camille at (505) 350-4116 about the main race.

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