Team Santa Fe Multisport Racing


Mountain Bike

Dawn Till Dusk AZ

Fountain Hills, AZ • Dec 9 2023…

A fast and fun 12 Hour mountain bike race in sunny warm Arizona. We went back again this year but I was on the sidelines with a broken left index finger so was there to support Kim who rode with Deb. K. Kim did 3 laps and Deb did 4 laps of the 16 miles course.

Kim Bear: 10h 36m 21.1s, 3/3, Womens Pair age 100+



Nite Cross

Albuquerque, NM • Nov 18 2023…

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park in Albuquerque was the venue. Lots of grass, tight twisty turns and rain, a proper cyclocross race!!

Kim Bear: 32m, 1/1, Women 60+.
Jan Bear: 41m 03s, 1/5, Men 60+.
Mountain Bike

Teenek 50K USA

Aztec, NM • Nov 11 2023…

A 34 mile mountain bike race with a little bit of sand, hard pack, ball bearing rocks and gravel mixed with 3500 feet of climbing and tight twisty turns. Fun but hard!

Jan Bear: 3h 16m 14s, 3/14, Men 46+.

7th out of all 33 50K racers.


Road Run

8th Annual Tatonka 5K Run

Albuquerque, NM • Oct 21 2023…

A great fundraiser for the Green Beret Foundation, held this year at the Veterans Memorial Park in Albuquerque for the second year in a row. A very nice 3.2 mile course that wanders through the beautiful park.

Kim Bear: 45m 29.4s, 2/14, Women 50+
Jan Bear: 28m 29.3s, 1/17, Men 50+
Mountain Bike

Huntsman World Senior Games Mountain Bike Time Trial

St. George, UT • Oct 17 2023…

A fun 3 mile course with some techy sections and a moderate climb.

Jan Bear: 40m 27s, 2/3, Expert Men 65-69
Kim Bear: 53m 08s, 1/1, Expert Women 65-69
Mountain Bike

Huntsman World Senior Games Mountain Bike Cross Country

St. George, UT • Oct 16 2023…

The JEM Trail, same as last year.

Kim Bear: 2m 18.4s, 1/1, Expert Women 65-69
Jan Bear: 1m 50.6s, 2/4, Expert Men 65-69

5th fastest time overall for the 40.5K race.

Road Triathlon

Huntsman World Senior Games Sprint Triathlon

St. George, UT • Oct 14 2023…

This year's race was based at the Gunstock Reservoir. The water temperature was 62 degrees so time for the wetsuit! Both the run and bike portions of the race were significantly more hilly this year.

Jan Bear: 1h 19m 20s, 3/9, Men 65-69

7th fastest time overall for the men.

Kim Bear: 1h 29m 10s, 2/4, Women 65-69

5th fastest women overall.

Road Bike

Huntsman World Senior Games Road Cycling Time Trial

St. George, UT • Oct 13 2023…

A fairly straightforward course 14.5 miles long. Slightly long than last year but generally the same course. A real good course for the riders with good power!

Kim Bear: 42m 03s, 1/2, Expert Women 65-69
Jan Bear: 39m 32s, 5/9, Experienced Men 65-69
Road Bike

Huntsman World Senior Game Road Cycling Road Race

St. George, UT • Oct 12 2023…

A nice 15 mile loop with some steep climbs and steep descents! Same course as last year.

Jan Bear: 43m 32s, 2/10, Experienced Men 65-69
Kim Bear: 50m 52s, 2/2, Expert Women 65-69
Swimming, Pool

Huntsman World Senior Games Swimming

St. George, UT • Oct 11 2023…

A great venue at Utah Tech Human Performance Center Natatorium.

Kim Bear: 1m 31.1s, 5/10, Women 65-69
Road Bike

Huntsman World Senior Games Road Cycling Criterium

St. George, UT • Oct 11 2023…

A great 1.3 mile flat circuit with wide turns.

Jan Bear: 22m 13s, 5/12, Experienced Men 65-69
Kim Bear: 23m 30s, 1/2, Expert Women 65-69
Road Bike

Huntsman World Senior Games Road Cycling Hill Climb

St. George, UT • Oct 10 2023…

A short 5K, but steep road cycling hill climb in Snow Canyon.

Jan Bear: 16m 26.5s, 2/13, Experienced Men 65-69
Kim Bear: 19m 49.1s, 1/2, Expert Women 65-69
Mountain Bike

Road Apple Rally, NMORS #7

Farmington, NM • Oct 7 2023…

The 42nd Annual Road Apple Rally! The course is generally the same year to year the last several years. This year it was very dry and sandy and there was a cross wind on the way out and the way back. But always a fast fun course!

Jan Bear: 2h 13m 54.3s, 2/4, Cat 1 Men 60-69
Kim Bear: 2h 42m 58s, 1/1, Cat 1 Women 60-69


Road Bike

New Mexico USAC Road Cycling Championship

Edgewood, NM • Sep 30 2023…

A 12.5 miles loop on fairly flat roads with a good surface. Would have been a nice race but the 25+ MPH wind out of the south was a killer!

Jan Bear: 2h 48m 33s, 4/4, Men 65+ Cat 3/4/5

I crossed the finish with the 2nd & 3rd place riders after pulling them in the headwind for over a mile but couldn't drop them so I got schooled and finished last in the bunch.

Mountain Bike

Horny Toad Hustle, NMORS #6

Las Cruces, NM • Sep 24 2023…

A very long desert course on a very hot day just north of Las Cruces in the Dona Ana Mountains. The Cat 1 race was 35 miles long and had about 3000 feet of climbing and the temperature was 92 degrees at the finish.

Kim Bear: 3h 06m 47s, 1/1, Cat 2 Women 60-69
Jan Bear: 3h 27m 30.7s, 2/2, Cat 1 Men 60-69
Mountain Bike

Albuquerque Dirt Fiesta 12 Hour Mountain Bike Race

Albuquerque, NM • Sep 16 2023…

A great mountain bike race at the Oak Flats Campground outside of Albuquerque in the Manzano Mountains. I teamed up with Tom E. of the CORE Crew for this event that was shortened to 7 hours due to a muddy course after a heavy rain the night before the race. The course was a 10.2 mile route with about 900 feet of climbing per lap with some techy rock sections and fast flowy sections as well.

Jan Bear: 7h 30m 57s, 2/13, 12 Hour Duo Male

I did 4 of the 7 laps with an average time of 52 minutes per lap. Lap times of 50:52, 51:10, 51:17 & 54:10.

Kim Bear: 5h 50m 07s, 2/2, 12 Hour Team Female

Kim did laps #2 and #5. Her times were 1:01:10 and 58:14. She had a great time with teammates Kim and Deborah.

Multi-sport Race

Sampson Challenge

Albuquerque, NM • Sep 10 2023…

This event involves 11 different disciplines done as fast as possible, similar to crossfit. The events were; rowing machine, tire flips, spartan pull, ground to overhead lifts, sandbag run with obstacles, sled pull, yoke carry, balance beam, overhead lunges with sit-ups, medicine ball toss and water wade with weight.

Kim Bear: 14m 05.3s, 1/6, Rockstar Women 65+
Jan Bear: 16m 37.3s, 1/7, Rockstar Men 65+.
Road Bike

2023 Record Challenge Time Trial

Moriarty, NM • Sep 3 2023…

The 39 annual Record Challenge in Moriarty, NM. The race has a lot of history in regards to setting time trial national records. The race for Kim and I was 20K.

Kim Bear: 33m 18.3s, 1/1, Women 65-69
Jan Bear: 32m 47s, 7/11, Men 65-69


Todd & I on the podium.
Mountain Bike

La Tierra Torture Mountain Bike Race, NMORS #4

Santa Fe, NM • Aug 26 2023…

This was or 18th Annual La Tierra Mountain Bike Race. We changed the course a little with a few punchy short climbs and twisty descents. And of course we had to have the Whoops.

Jan Bear: 2h 09m 27.6s, 1/2, Expert Men 60-69
Kim Bear: 1h 58m 28.4s, 2/2, Intermediate Women 60-69
Mountain Bike

Oak Flats Mountain Bike Race, NMORS #3

Albuquerque, NM • Aug 6 2023…

A tough rocky, twisty mountain bike course with some pretty technical sections.

Jan Bear: 2h 10m 58s, 1/2, Cat 1 Men 60+
Kim Bear: 3h 08m 02s, 1/1, Cat 1 Women 60+
Mountain Bike

Oak Flats Mountain Bike Short Track Race

Albuquerque, NM • Aug 5 2023

A fast short loop with some rocky sections mixed in. Each loop was about 1.3 miles long.

Jan Bear: 29m 57.7s, 12/16, Open men
Kim Bear: 31m 21.7s, 4/5, Open Women


Road Bike

Albuquerque Time Trial Series Race #2

Algodones, NM • Jul 23 2023…

Great pavement over a 10 mile course with a big hill in both directions.

Kim Bear: 30m 21s, 2/2, Women 65-69
Mountain Bike

Enchanted Forest 12 Hour Mountain Bike Race

McGaffy Lake, NM • Jul 22 2023…

An annual 12 & 24 Hour Mountain Bike Race in the mountains outside of Gallup, NM.

Jan Bear and Ries Robinson: 10h 37m 51s, 3/11, Male Pair Open

Ries and I had a good race despite the hot weather getting in a total of 9 laps, the fastest in 1:05 and the slowest in 1:16. Ries made me do the start lap with the Le Mans start.

Road Bike

Albuquerque Time Trial Series Race #1

Algodones, NM • Jul 9 2023…

A 16K ITT course with a pretty big hill in the middle of the out and back course. The road surface is great!

Kim Bear: 29m 31.9s, 1/2, Women 60+
Jan Bear: 26m 29.3s, 1/3, Men 60+
Mountain Bike

Telluride 50 Mountain Bike Race

Telluride, CO • Jul 8 2023…

A 50 mile mountain bike race in the mountains of Telluride. About 6000 feet of climbing, some fun trails and so miserable hike a bike!

Jan Bear: 5h 07m 58s, 9/23, Men 50+

A hard race but I was about 10 minutes faster than 2 years ago but didn't place as well! However was the 2nd 60+ male in the 50 mile race.


Mountain Bike

Alien Run Mountain Bike Race, NMORS #2

Aztec, NM • May 6 2023

A long 26 miles of rough trail with some techy sections. A little shorter than last year.

Jan Bear: 2h 27m 24.4s, 2/2, Expert Men 60+
Kim Bear: 1h 23m 45.9s, 1/1, Sport Women 60+


Mountain Bike

6 Hours in the Basin for Commonweal

Santa Fe, NM • Apr 22 2023…

A fast and flowy 9 mile course in the Galisteo Basin. This race is a fund raiser for the trail system. Kim and I both raced on different teams. Kim was on the Racing Volunteers and I was on the Racing Officials team.

Jan Bear: 45m 20s, 2/2, Male Team

I did 3 laps for our team of B. Bonwell and C. Bearsmith, who each did 2 laps.

Kim Bear: 59m 35s, 1/1, Female Team

Kim rode 3 laps with her best time of 59:35. Her teammates were daughter Sam and JJ.

Mountain Bike

Bosque MTB, NMORS #1

Albuquerque, NM • Apr 15 2023…

A flat and fast race in the Bosque along the Rio Grande in Albuquerque.

Jan Bear: DNF (Broke rear derailleur), Expert 60+ men

Darn, I was having a good race and made a small error on lap 2/5 and caught the rear derailleur on a small stump and that was the end of my race!

Kim Bear: 1/1, Intermediate 60+ Women
Mountain Bike

Zia Rides TommyKnocker 10

Silver City, NM • Apr 1 2023…

A slightly changed course as compared to last year and a new venue for the start/finish. Her lap times were 1:12:58 and 1:12:08.

Kim Bear: 9h 39m 27.4s, 1/7, Team Female

Kim was part of NM/El Paso Go! She did 2 laps for the four person all women's team. The team finished first out of seven all women teams!


Mountain Bike

Cape Epic "The Overall"

Cape Town, SA • Mar 26 2023…

The overall results after 8 days and 648K with 15000M of climbing our total time was 44:42.52.1. We ended up in 5th place out of 19, 60+ men's teams that started the race. We were pleased with our results as after 7 nights in a tent with harsh conditions, mechanicals issues and body issues it is really tough racing!! Thanks Phil for toughing it out!!

Jan Bear: 1d 20h 42m, 5/19, Men 60+.

With partner Phil Simpson.

Mountain Bike

Cape Epic Day 8, "Stage 7"

Val de Vie, SA • Mar 26 2023…

Two big climbs in 80K and 2400M of climbing. Phil had a bike that was not working and he was not feeling well.

Jan Bear: 5h 42m 20.4s, 5/13, Men 60+.

With partner Phil Simpson.

Mountain Bike

Cape Epic Day 7, "Stage 6"

Lourensford Wine Estate, SA • Mar 25 2023…

A tough 78K and 2300M stage, lots of big climbs.

Jan Bear: 6h 33m 27.1s, 5/13, Men 60+.

With partner Phil Simpson.

Mountain Bike

Cape Epic Day 6, "Stage 5"

Oak Valley Estate, SA • Mar 24 2023…

Another big day, 102K and 2450M of climbing in the rain and wind after a cold night in a very wet tent!

Jan Bear: 7h 26m 51.3s, 5/14, Men 60+.

With partner Phil Simpson.

Mountain Bike

Cape Epic Day 5, "Stage 4"

Oak valley Estate, SA • Mar 23 2023…

Another team time trial but this time 47K long with 875M of climbing during a very , very windy day!

Jan Bear: 2h 50m 19.8s, 5/16, Men 60+.

With partner Phil Simpson.

Mountain Bike

Cape Epic Day 3, "Stage 2"

Hermanus, SA • Mar 21 2023…

A long hot day with 116K of distance and 1850M of climbing.

Jan Bear: 6h 57m 28.2s, 6/18, Men 60+.

With partner Phil Simpson.

Mountain Bike

Cape Epic Day 1, "Time Trial"

Stellenbosh, SA • Mar 19 2023…

This is a 8 day mountain bike stage race in South Africa that covers 648K and 15000M of climbing. It is done with a partner and you must stay within 2 minutes of your partner throughout the race. It is considered one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world. A 16 mile team time trial with 875M of climbing. We finished in 3rd place out of 19 teams.

Jan Bear: 1h 39m 01.8s, 3/19, Men 60+

My partner was Philip Simpson from Las Cruces, NM.

Mountain Bike

The Cactus Cup, "The Overall"

Fountain Hills, AZ • Mar 12 2023…

The overall results.

Kim Bear: 4h 51m 49s, Women 60-69

Only 3 women in this age group completed all three races.

Jan Bear: 3h 52m 25s, Men 60-69

Only seven men in this age group completed all three events.

Mountain Bike

Cactus Cup Day 2, "40 Mile Cross Country Race"

Fountain Hills, AZ • Mar 11 2023…

A generally fast course but with some technical climbs and decent in the last quarter of the race!

Jan Bear: 3h 12m 59s, 8/21, Men 60-69
Kim Bear: 4h 03m 38s, 5/6, Women 60-69
Mountain Bike

Cactus Cup Day 1, "Time Trial"

Fountain Hills, AZ • Mar 10 2023…

A fast and fun 5 mile mountain bike trail with a little of everything, making for a great time trial course.

Jan Bear: 26m 26s, 8/18, Men 60-69

About a minute slower than last year.

Kim Bear: 32m 33s, 5/5, Women 60-69


Mountain Bike

24 Hours of Old Pueblo Mountain Bike Race

Oracle, AZ • Feb 18-19 2023…

A 24 hour Mountain Bike Race that has been happening for 23 years. The course is a 16 mile fast desert course with rocks, sand, lots of cactus and fun twisty turns.

Jan Bear: 24m 16s, 2/21, 5 Person Co-ed combined ages 250+

We had a great team and came in second with a total of 20 laps. Team members, Dave, David, Howie, Aileen and me. I did 4 laps with times of, 1:07, 1:11, 1:14 and 1:09. My two slower laps were night laps.

Kim Bear: 24m 16s, 8/21, 5 Person Coed combined age 200-249

Kim's team was a group of guys from El Paso, team name "12 Hours of Old El Paso". She did 3 laps, 1:22, 1:34 and 1:32. She was a replacement for Susie E.


Mountain Bike

Papago 6 Hour Mountain Bike Race

Tempe, AZ • Jan 28 2023…

A fun and interesting race in the heart of Tempe, AZ. Some rough technical terrain and fast hard-packed gravel along the canal riding. Each lap was 6.6 miles long with a run through a long culvert twice each lap that was dark and had two way traffic. The climbing was not insignificant with about 450 feet of climbing each lap. Considering each lap had a flat 2.5-3 miles along the canal there were some tough rocky climbs.

Jan Bear: 5h 44m 38s, 15/44, Open Men
Kim Bear: 5h 47m 04s, 9/11, Open Women
Mountain Bike

El Paso Puzzler 50 Mile MTB

El Paso, TX • Jan 15 2023…

A very tough 50 mile mountain bike in the Franklin Mountains on the outskirts of El Paso. I think this is the toughest 50 mile mountain bike race due to the technical terrain and you are constantly going up or down. I rode the course with Pile Simpson my Cape Epic partner this year.

Jan Bear: 6h 32m 17s, 24/36, Men 60+

There were only 36 finishers of the 63 starters. The last finisher was at 9:16:50.

Mountain Bike

McDowell Meltdown Mountain Bike Race

Fountain Hills, AZ • Jan 7 2023 https://mbaamcdowellmeltdown.its…

Classic desert racing in the winter, great temperatures and fast trails.

Kim Bear: 1h 43m 53s, 5/5, Expert women 50+

This was the 15 mile expert women's race. Kim was the only 60+ woman.

Jan Bear: 3h 26m 56.1s, 15/42, Men 45+.

This was the 43 mile marathon race. First 60+ man in group.