Sporting Events

New Mexico is the Land of activity. Our state is geared for those seeking an exciting active adventure. Wheter you get your kicks at the gym, on the track or on the open road this is the place where you not only get the burn from our food but from the variety of activities too.

Tour de Acoma

Tour de Acoma is a 100, 50 and 25-mile bike challenge covering some of the most breathtaking lands on the Acoma and Laguna Pueblo reservations. An all-paved course that offers both the experienced and recreational cyclist a challenging and rare opportunity to ride through normally restricted tribal lands, this competitive course features opportunities for high speed racing as well as defying uphill endurance tests.


Hike It & Spike It

“... Roswell Hosts World’s Largest Annual Flag Football Tournament”

An estimated 25,000 players and spectators will once again gather over Memorial Day Weekend when flag-football teams from across the country battle it out on 25 fields at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area in Roswell in the 16th annual “Hike It & Spike It” Four-On-four Flag Football Tournament.

Not only is this world’s largest annual flag football tournament and a treat for the participants who battle it out on 39 fields at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area; it is a hoot for the spectators that descend on this Southeast New Mexico city.

Ceremonies get underway at 8 a.m., followed by games on all fields beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing non-stop throughout the day. The finals in all divisions, including “Show Me the Money,” are on Sunday.

Tour de Gila

For twenty-three years the Tour of the Gila has remained one of the States most challenging early season stage races and, like many events in 2009, was facing financial challenges. SRAM has enthusiastically taken over title sponsorship of the traditionally hilly five day stage race that begins this April 29 in Silver City, NM.

Doggie Dash & Dawdle

Join Animal Humane for our signature event and largest fundraiser, the Doggie Dash & Dawdle. Recognized as Albuquerque's must attend pet owner event, Doggie Dash attracts more than 4,500 attendees.

Animal Humane is committed to being the leader in next-generation animal shelters. We have proactively developed a full-range of programs and services dedicated to helping people connect with a lifelong companion and working with them to keep that relationship balanced and happy.

On every level of interaction we strive to create positive, hopeful experiences that can change lives. Our pet residents will always be provided a healthy, safe, loving environment. Our customers can expect to be treated with compassion and respect, and our supporters can trust in our integrity, dedication, competence and transparent accountability.

Roswell Senior Olympics

New Mexico Senior Olympics features over 107 events in 28 different sports in 130+ communities and 32 Local Game Sites across the state encouraging a healthy lifestyle in mature adults 50+. New Mexico Senior Olympics State Team Tournaments are open to out-of-state teams in Basketball 3 on 3, Softball, and Volleyball.

New Mexico Senior Olympics is dedicated to provide adults 50+ with opportunities for a healthy active lifestyle. Our mission is to promote physical fitness for seniors statewide: provide year-round opportunities and motivation for adults 50+ to participate in local, state and national games.