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Midland Triathlon Club members are Kelly Thompson, Chance Payton, Stephen Dodd, Read Johnston, John Lehman, David McAtee, Grant McCasland,  & Popcorn Leonard.  Contact Kelly Thompson at 770-3329 or Stephen Dodd if you are interested in becoming a jersey wearing member.

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Permian Basin Triathlon Calendar 2008



Sat 12th Master the Mountain, Big Spring, TX, 10K & 5K run, 5K walk

Sat 12th Masters Track Meet, Odessa, TX, the 2008 meet has been cancelled.

Sat-Sun 12-13th Ft Davis TX Hammerfest Bike races

Sun 13th Ford Ironman Arizona, Tempe, AZ swim 2.4miles, bike 112 miles, run 26.2 miles (Go Joe Moya!)

Mon 21st PBBA meeting with Prof. Jim Eldridge of UTPB on Exercise Physiology as it applies to Cycling and Cyclists.

Sat 26th Run from the Cops, Midland, TX, 5K/1K Run Walk

Sun 27th OK City Memorial Marathon, full, half, 5K (go Popcorn)



Continuing Events:


Saturday, Monday, Wednesday 8:30am Bike from Wilson's Corner, Odessa to Crane 20 miles on a smooth road, stop for refreshments at a family restaurant, and then return for another 20 miles.


Tuesday, Thursday 6:00pm.  Bike from the Professional Center Parking Lot located in Odessa at the intersection of 191 (42nd Street) and the Loop (338).


Sunday 2pm PBBA Bike from the radio station north of the Midland Odessa Airport.  Contact Kelly Brammer or Jeff Brammer at 682-2617 for information on these no drop rides.


Bike almost every day with area cyclists (PBBA). Visit pbbatx.com for more information, ride times, and events. Check out the latest Newsletter, Events Calendar and the Forum.  Contact Kelly Thompson at 770-3329 for more information on fast race pace rides. 


Mon, Wed, Fri 11:30am ~ 12:45pm Midland YMCA parking lot. Run  7 miles. 

Tues, Thurs 11:30am Midland YMCA parking lot. Run about 3 miles at a slower pace.



Sat 3rd Lake Colorado City Bike Tour, Colorado City, TX, 45mi or 25mi bike

Sun 4th Ransom Canyon Triathlon, Lubbock, TX, 500MS/30KB/5KR, USAT

Sun 18th Santa Fe Century 25/50/75/or 100 mile bike ride

Mon 19th PBBA meeting

Fri Sat 30-31st Palo Duro Canyon SP, Amarillo & Canyon, TX, 24 Hour Bike Race



Sat 7th Milkman Triathlon, Dexter, NM, 500MS/20KB/5KR, USAT

Sun-Sat 8th-14th Oklahoma FreeWheel Cross State Bicycle Tour, Marietta, OK to Caldwell, KS

Sun-Sat 15th-21st Ride the Rockies, Durango to Breckenridge, CO

Sun 22th  Ford Ironman Coeur d'Alene Triathlon (Go Penny!)

Sun 29th Two USAT events held at Buffalo Springs Lake, Lubbock, TX with 1800 triathletes expected!

Sun 29th Buffalo Springs Lake Ironman 70.3, 1.2mi/56mi/13.1mi

Sun 29th Tri-Raider Sprint Triathlon, 500m/17.6mi/3.1mi



Sat 12th Bottomless Triathlon, Roswell, NM. 400MS/12KB/4KR

?Sat 14  Tour de Nowhere, Levelland, TX. Bike tours 17 -107 miles, rest stops every 20 miles.

Sun. 20  Iron Girl Texas Triathlon, Irving, TX. Women's Triathlon 500M Swim - 20K Bike - 5K Run

Sat.-Sun. 19-20 MS 150 Cactus & Crude Bike Tour, Midland, TX, 150 MB

Sun 27th Odessa Tumbleweed Triathlon, UTPB, Odessa, TX, 20KB/5KR/500Mswim, USAT



Sat 2nd Midland Triathlon at COM put on by Midland YMCA.  Sprint:  500 yd pool, bike 22K(13.4 miles),  and run 5K(3.1mi)

Sun 3rd Prude Ranch, Fort Davis, TX, 5K, 10K, ½ Marathon runs, Duathlon/Duathlon Relay

?Sat. 11 Tumbleweed Classic, Quitaque and Caprock Canyons State Park in the Panhandle of Texas. Bike rides of approximately 28, 56, and 104 miles will be available with SAG and rest stops. The scenery is great, the rides are challenging and the tour is two weeks before the Hotter N Hell Hundred, so this will be a great training ride prior to the HHH.

Sun 10th Wool Capital Triathlon, San Angelo, TX. 1500 meter open water swim (no wetsuits), mostly flat and fast 40 km bike and 10 km run on the infamous "Dirt Road from Hell". Great beginner event. USAT. Oldest Triathlon in Texas, Oldest Olympic Distance event in all of Southwest. 6 time Regional Championship, 5 time State Championship, selected best race in South Midwest 4 times and one of top 50 triathlons in North America as rated by Triathlete Magazine.

Thurs-Sun 21-24th Hotter'N Hell Hundred, Wichita Falls, TX, a huge cycling event with  11205 riders for 2007.  August 23rd 10K - 25 mile - 50 mile - 100K  - 100 mile race/tour, Off-Road bicycle race, off road trail run

Sat 23rd Bottomless Lakes State Park F-1 Triathlon, Roswell, NM, 800m swim, 14K bike, 4K run, 14K bike, 4K run

Sun 24th Rockwall Sprint Triathlon, Rockwall, TX, 300YS/14MB/2.9MR, USAT

Sun 31st Louisville Ironman, Louisville, Kentucky, 2.4 mi. swim • 112 mi. bike • 26.2 mi. run



?Sat 15 SPC Cotton Country Sprint Triathlon, Levelland, TX.  5k/13mi/300yd

Sat.-Sun. 20-21 Fort Davis Cyclefest Tour

?Sat 29 White Buffalo Stampede, Snyder, TX 5K run



Sat 11 Quicksilver Paluxy Pedal Back Roads Bicycle Ride, Glen Rose, Texas. (1 hour drive SW of Fort Worth).29, 45, 60 and 80 miles

Sat 18 M2M, Marathon, TX.  26.2mi run from Alpine to Marathon or 10K run.  Online Registration.

 Sat 25 D-FY-IT Red Ribbon Run, Midland, TX, 1/2 Marathon, 5K, 1K

?Sun 21 Tour de Tolerance, El Paso.  Fort Bliss Noel Field 100K, 50K, & 10K bike benefitting El Paso Holocaust Museum.



Sat 1st Ford Ironman Florida, Panama City Beach, FL, 2.4 mi. swim • 112 mi. bike • 26.2 mi. run (Go Jasha!)

?17th Saturday Make-A-Wish 1K & 5K run

Sunday 16th Route 66 Marathon, half, and quarter Marathon



?1st Saturday Jingle Bell Run 5k & 1K (registration at 12:45pm or before)

?8th Saturday Falcon 5k Falcon5K Flyer.pdf 5k flyer.doc Location- Stonehenge monument, University of Texas of the Permian Basin campus, Odessa, Tx,time- registration/check in begins 8:30am races start at 10am, distances-5k and 1mile, Fee's to benefit the Make A Wish foundation, Contact- Tylor Cavender, Race director. (432)770-4486

13th Sat

  This race will kick off the 2009 season,
and will not count for points in 2008.
5k Run / 40K Bike / 400M Swim
Bell Gymnasium / PO Box 400
WSMR, NM 88002  SWCS Rules
Registration Deadline: November 29 FIRM
NOTE: MUST be at security gate BEFORE 0600!!
  Brent Jones (505) 678-3374 brent.k.jones@us.army.mil
www.wsmrmwr.com  (click on "Bell Gym")


?18th Tues 7pm Christmas Light 5k Run throught Grassland.  Start/End at 5609 Heartland Court, Midland.  Contact Paul Byrom at 683-0603.

To add LINKS or future events or for help with this website call Read Johnston at 349-6397


Peyton's calendar of cycling events, Midland

Permian Basin Bicycle Association(Midland Odessa area)

Permian Basin Running Club Calendar (Midland Odessa area)


San Angelo Road Lizards Running Club

Team San Angelo has a number of multisport events coming up this year, including the State Championship 8K

San Angelo Bicycling Association races




Caprock Multisport Club, Lubbock, TX

West Texas Cycling, Lubbock, TX

Caprock Cycling, Lubbock, TX


Sul Ross Triathlon, Alpine, TX


Southwest Challenge Series


El Paso Running



RunTex Austin running store & calendar of events

Statesman Capital 10K run, Austin

Rogue tri run swim bike, Austin

Danskin triathlons  for women (Austin, TX)

Texas Triathlon Series


Houston area tri calendar


Texas triathlon calendar

Bicycles, Inc. calendar


Bottomless Tri and the Pecos Valley Triathlons, Roswell, NM


Texas Bicycle Racing Association Calendar 

USA Cycling

Randonneurs USA

USAT - USA Triathlon 

USAT Multi-Sport 101 (getting started in triathlons, duathlons, etc.)

USAT events (Clicking 'advanced search' is helpful). 


Blog & short videos of Ironman Kona


Picture of Triathletes in front of COM




Thai Cuisine

801 North Big Spring Street (Across from the YMCA)



Triathlon Coaches in the Permian Basin Area:

Chance Payton

Kelly Thompson


Please contact us to have your name added.

 A triathlon is an athletic event consisting of swimming, cycling and running over various distances.  A sprint triathlon is the fastest growing triathlon race distance. A 750 m or 500 m or 1/2 mile swim is follwed by a 12.4 mile bike and 3.1 mile run.  A full or Ironman triathlon is a 2.4 mile swim , a 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile marathon run.  A half or Ironman 70.3 or medium distance consists of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride, and 13.1 mile run.  An Olympic distance triathlon is a .93 mile swim, 24.8 mile bike ride, and 6.2 mile run.

TRIATHLON swim bike run

DUATHLON run bike run

This is a Permian Basin Wiki about triathlon activities in this area of Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, Andrews, Lamesa, Pecos, Fort Stockton, Monahans, and including Lubbock, San Angelo, Abilene, and surrounding areas. The calendar also includes out of the area events that local triathletes are entering. Please let us know events you are entering so we can complete our calendar.



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