Nutcracker Triathlon and 5k Run

December 8th in Rio Rancho. Sprint Triathlon, 5k and kids runs! Benefits the Prostate Cancer Support Several events to choose for the whole family!

The 6th Annual Nutcracker Triathlon and 5K run will be on December 8, 2013. Reverse sprint distance triathlon, 5k run, and kids runs (1k and 2k). Portions of the proceeds will be donated to the Prostate Cancer Support Association of New Mexico. All participants will receive a t-shirt and pizza! Follow us for fun and prizes!

Operating as usual


Great job today athletes! Thanks for braving the weather and racing for a great cause. Results are posted at See ya next year!


Racers are off!!


Hey athletes! All systems go for tomorrow! We just completed the course setup. Dress warmly and set it on fire!


Weather Info: Athletes may be curious what will happen to the race. Given the quickly changing weather conditions in NM, decisions about possible changes to the race (to ensure you are all safe!) will be taken on race day morning. Best advice is to show up ready to race!


Trivia Time! Winner receives a Esperanza Bike Shop shirt and a ABQ safety vest. Following the Nutcracker Triathlon and 5k Run, what is the next event TriSportCoaching is organizing? You must provide the event's name, distance, and location!!!


Potential Racers: Late fee kicks in tonight at midnight!! Quit procrastinating and sign up already!


Tonight's trivia winner receives a Esperanza Bike Shop t-shirt and a ABQ Bike Safety vest! Question: What is the total distance of the Nutcracker Triathlon and 5k Run (in miles rounded to the nearest tenth decimal)??

Mobile uploads 11/28/2013

Tonight's trivia, mystery image! What is the name of the place that donated this shirt? Winner receives the shirt!!


Hello FB Friends! Tonight's trivia will involve a mystery image. Winner will receive a shirt from a local donor. I can't disclose the organization as that may give away the answer. 8:30pm the post will go up! Good luck!


Late night trivia, first correct post gets a LED spoke light! When and where is this year's nutcracker triathlon and 5K run??


Stay tuned for tonight's trivia question! Winner will receive an LED spoke light!


"Anyone ready to tabata?" Michi Seagrist, Albuquerque Triathlete and Coach. Want to be ready for the Nutcracker? Take her 5:30am spin class at Defined Fitness Riverside!


"I feel like I could do another ironman today! My time would be awful, but I feel great." Don McCandess, Albuquerque triathlete. Just finished Ironman Arizona and he is ready for some fun at the Nutcracker!


Trivia Time! Winner will receive a racing belt! What time does the Nutcracker Triathlon and 5k Run start?


Met with the Prostate Cancer Support Association of New Mexico today. Chairman Lou Reimer has donated over 700 hours of his time to educating and distributing information about prostate cancer! This organization relies highly on donations to operate, thank you athletes!!!

Prostate Cancer Support Association of NM Office hours: Mondays through Thursday 10 am-2 pm, or by prior appt


Trivia Time! Winner receives a City of Albuquerque bicycle safety vest! How old is the Nutcracker Triathlon and 5k Run ?


"I felt like I was easily going to surpass my PR. Then I saw everyone's face after the turn around." -Shaun Hightower, Albuquerque Triathlete, crushed the first half of the Buffalo Springs triathlon only to realize a 25mph headwind would fight athletes on the way back to transition.


Worried about getting cold after the swim? Don't be! This is a reverse triathlon with the swim last to cool you down!


"Oh don't worry, you'll finish! ... Just not before me." - Clay Moseley, Albuquerque Triathlete. Full disclosure: Never met the stud, but I am sure when you win every triathlon this would be a great line! :-)


"Hmm, let's get stronger legs before we look into a newer bike." Adam Cadez-Schmidt, Albuquerque Cyclist and Triathlon Coach


"Good morning ladies." - Mark Mico, triathlete and triathlon coach, spoken every 8AM Saturday morning at Academy and Tramway (Starbucks parking lot). Sensing a hint? Join us!


"My start time is before yours? That means I won't be able to smack your rear as I pass you!" -Blake Harden, Albuquerque Triathlete


"Embrace the suck." -Chris McCormack, Two Time Ironman World Champion and usually reiterated by local triathlete Jim MacFarlane


Still plenty of time to get ready for the 5k! Bring the kiddos for the 1k or 2k runs!


Come conquer a challenging run then enjoy some holiday pizza!


Get a head start on holiday fun by registering for a 5k run or sprint distance triathlon!

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