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Canyon & Rover Park Tennis Courts Undergo Resurfacing Beginning Tuesday Morning

on July 28, 2014 - 10:47am

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Tennis players using Canyon and Rover Parks are being asked to seek alternate courts for play while County contractors resurface these two courts over the next three weeks.

Work will get underway Tuesday morning at Canyon Court. Resurfacing begins at Rover Park’s tennis court next week.

Visitors in the area are asked to use caution around the courts, obey closure signs and generally avoid resurfacing activities in progress.

Los Alamos Triathlon Celebrates 'Ruby' Year Aug. 16

on July 26, 2014 - 9:29am

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The Los Alamos Triathlon is celebrating its “ruby” 40th year as the oldest, continuously running triathlon in the United States with a challenging sprint triathlon starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 in Los Alamos.

In addition, the 21st annual Kids Triathlon is 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 for kids between three and 10 years of age.

In honor of the Triathlon’s 40th anniversary, all triathletes are encouraged to wear red.

The Los Alamos Triathlon course is back on its original route, including a 20K (12.4 mile) rolling bike course that begins in town at an

Results of July 23 Splash 'n Dash Announced

on July 25, 2014 - 10:43am


Triatomics presented its third free Splash ‘n Dash event July 23. To see the results, click HERE.

The next Splash 'n Dash event is Aug. 26 at the Larry Walkup Aquatic Center on Canyon Road.

Swimmers, runners, beginning multi-sports athletes, seasoned triathletes or anyone else interested may participate in either:

  • 400 yard swim, followed by a 5K run along Canyon Drive; or
  • 200 yard swim, followed by a 3K run along Canyon Drive.

Registration for all distances begins at 6:20 p.m. and closes at 6:55 p.m., with the first swimmer sent off at 7 p.m. sharp! 

Due to time and space

Tags:'s Elite Combine Showcases State's Top High School Football Players

on July 24, 2014 - 8:00am


The seventh annual's Elite Combine powered by Defined Fitness is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and will showcase more than 200 of New Mexico's best high school athletes.

The event is at the Cleveland High School Football Stadium, 4800 Laban Road, NE in Rio Rancho. Admission is free.

Each high school athlete will be tested in five core events:

  • Bench Press;
  • 40-Time;
  • Vertical Jump;
  • Standing Broad Jump; and
  • Shuttle Run.

The 2014 premier event will showcase the athletic talent of top New Mexico high school football players.

Hiking, Biking, Beer & Music July 26

on July 23, 2014 - 11:14am

LABC News:

The Second Annual Los Alamos Beer Co-op Fiesta is Saturday, July 26 at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. The Fiesta features lift-served biking and hiking 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as well as a New Mexico brewers fest with live music noon to 6 p.m. Atomic City Transit Shuttle will run every ½ hour from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Sullivan Field.

As part of the Fiesta, other Los Alamos cooperative businesses will attend to support their community and fellow cooperative.

Zach Medin Best Predictor Tuesday Night

on July 23, 2014 - 8:59am