D1 Nation Basketball Combine and Showcase
to Nov 3

D1 Nation Basketball Combine and Showcase

Combine Only $100

Combine and Showcase $150

Schedule For November 2nd:

Showcase Times:

7th (a) VS 8th (b) 11am

7th (b) VS 8th (a) 12 noon

9th (a) VS 10th (b) 1pm

9th (b) VS 10th (a) 2pm

11th (a) VS 12th (b) 3pm

11th (b) VS 12th (a) 4pm

Sunday schedule for November 3rd:

Combine Times are as follows:

All 7th and 8th graders will test from 10-11am

All 9th and 10th graders will test from 11-12pm

All 11th and 12th graders will test from 12-1pm

View Event →

12:30 PM12:30

VKNJA Heavy Mace/Club Workshop

Join Master Trainer Esik Melland, VKNJA Founder and former ONNIT Steel Mace Master Trainer, for 2 1/2 hours of heavy mace and steel club work.

Steel mace training in the Viking Ninja System gets its roots from structured strength and conditioning principles. This training emphasizes symmetry and technique while hitting every plane of movement. Sealing leaks of strength through proper positioning and exceeding limitations through intelligent progression. Whether an offset strength movement or a complex sequence of movements, Viking Ninja provides the appropriate foundation for all types of steel mace training. Welcome to all levels of training.


View Event →
Lovelace Rio Grande Half Marathon & 5K
6:30 AM06:30

Lovelace Rio Grande Half Marathon & 5K

About This Activity

A favorite course for walkers and runners that is always fast and flat. It is sanctioned and certified by USA Track & Field to ensure the accuracy of the course distance.

Registration: Please register early! (Prices increases after July 12th) Active.com registration closes Friday, August 10th at midnight Pacific time. We always order extra shirts, however, we cannot guarantee a shirt if you register after the 10th. You can register at packet pick up on the 10th & 11th and on Race day the 12th with a late fee and no shirt guaranteed.

Packet Pick-Up:  

Friday: August 9th from Noon - 7:00 pm at Sports Systems:  6915 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Saturday: August 10th from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at Sports Systems:  6915 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Sunday: August 11th starting at 5:30 am on Race Day at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. If you decided to pick up your bib on race day, please be sure to give yourself extra time in case there is a line. 


Free Kids K: All Kids K participants will run for free. A $5 charge will apply to only those wishing to receive a race t-shirt. Kid sizes are Youth Small & Medium.  Just show up, sign a waiver and a bib number will be distributed to your little athlete.

Awards: There will be an awards table where medals will be distributed for all age groups. There will also be an awards ceremony to recognize the top three overall women and men in the half marathon and 5K run.  All participants will also receive finishers medals at the finish line.

Age Groups: Top 3 males and female in each age division: (14 & under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-75; 75+). 

A Great Cause: A portion of the proceeds will benefit RUNNING 505. Running 505 is a grassroots wellness program for youth. We collaborate with the community at large to encourage our youth to live healthy lifestyles. 

Running 505 has two programs: Running Girls 505 and Running Guys 505. Each program is designed for youth to learn from, get motivated with, and become inspired by educational lessons and physical activity.  

Running 505 is designed for youth in the 5th - 8th grades. This program is funded based on community donations.

 Half Marathon Course Map 

Event details and schedule

5:30 am - 6:45 am - Race Day Registration & Bib Pick Up

6:30 am - Half Marathon Start

7:00 am - 5K Run & Walk Start

8:00 am - 5K Run Overall Awards

8:30 am - Half Marathon Overall Awards

9:00 am - Kids 1K Fun Run

View Event →
NMPreps Combine
6:30 PM18:30

NMPreps Combine

NMPreps Elite Football Combine - Register Here

Hosted by Highland School, Performance Ranch and Primal Performance

Location Highland High School

Friday, July 26th

6 pm registration

6:30 - 9:30 pm


Football Combine for the top high school athletes in New Mexico and the surrounding region. NMPreps and the Performance Ranch have teamed up to bring you a top notch football combine with Laser Timed events as well as digital Vertical Jump analysis. The Performance Ranch coaches have over 30 years of experience testing athletes and helping them perform at their best. The owner Lawrence Herrera was once a Nike SPARQ trainer that helped run Nike SPARQ Combines in the past. The Performance Ranch has brought another level to testing and will make sure your scores are accurate.

Laser Timed 40 yd Dash with 10 yd split taken

Laser Timed 5-10-5

Digital Vertical jump

Broad jump

Bench Press (185 lbs)



The second half of the combine will be position drills and a 1-on-1 showcase

Click Here to Register

View Event →
1:00 PM13:00

Bike Maintenance Workshop with Matt Caruso

Come learn what it takes to have your bike race ready. Having a prepared bike can help save energy and time during race day.

Come learn from one of the best wrenches in the business, Matt Caruso with Caruso Cycle Works. He has over 25 years of experience and has been the wrench for several teams. Matt Caruso, also known as the “Bike Whisperer”, has been repairing bikes of all makes and models since 1983. In 1987, his skill and expertise landed him as a mechanic for the U.S. Cycling team. Beginning his career in Berkeley, California, he moved to the Duke City in 1994 to be closer to family.

Newly crowned pro triathlete Chris Tommila, will also be helping out with the workshop.

This is free for all that attend.

We want you to have the fastest bike out there!

View Event →
NSCA New Mexico State Clinic
8:00 AM08:00

NSCA New Mexico State Clinic

Learn, participate and network with colleagues while earning CEUs. Hosted by the state/provincial directors and regional coordinators, this local event brings cutting-edge research and application to your backyard.

Sign up at the link below.


8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Check-in & On-site Registration

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Implementing Corrective Exercises During a Dynamic Warm Up
by Eric Telly, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
In this session you will learn how you can implement corrective exercise strategies into your full active/dynamic warm-up for athletes and clients of all levels.

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Acceleration: A Technical Model of Sprint Mechanics
by Jin Yuan
Learning objectives include sharing derivatives based off of a technical acceleration model that we find in track and field, as well as teaching posture, position, placement, and patterning to acquire the skill and apply it back to both linear and multidirectional sports.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Maximizing the Microbiome for Athletic Performance
by Jessika Brown, MS, RD, CSSD
1. Understand the role of the microbiome in health/athletic performance.  2. Understand the changes of the microbiome based on lifestyle patterns.  3. Demonstrate basic recommendations for improving dietary intake to promote optimal gut bacteria variability and growth.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Intention with Tension
by Lawrence Herrera, CSCS,*D
1. Hands-on approach to learn the true meaning of 'joint control'.  2. Own joint control by applying force throughout the entire joint range of motion.  3. How and why to apply tension before, during and after the movement.

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Strength and Conditioning in the High School Setting
by Estevan Lucero, MBA
1. Program design and implementation.  2. Leadership properties within a team dynamic.  3. Compare and contrast between public and
private sectors.  4. Garnering administrative and local support.  5. Contracting within local school systems.

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Metabolic Training for Soccer Performance
by Terrance Moriarty, MA
1. Describe the physiological demands and physical characteristics between different positions.  2. Provide strength and conditioning coaches with critically appraised evidence-based program design interventions to enhance muscular strength and endurance in competitive male soccer players.

View Event →
12:30 PM12:30

Bodyweight Complex Training with VKNJA Movement Therapy

A seminar from the Viking Ninja Esik: Bodyweight Complex Training with VKNJA Movement Therapy & Restorative Training Methods with Lawrence Herrera

Bodyweight Ninja will share ways to explore more complex ways of training that maximizes your efforts, into results for your body and mind.

Restorative Training Methods provides recovery work, training low intensity, to provide to proper release of tense areas, that limit range of motion. This is where we put power in your performance, you you can move freely.

View Event →
12:00 PM12:00

Steel Mace and Bodyweight Advanced Training

A seminar from the Viking Ninja Esik: Bodyweight Ninja Complex and Restorative Training Methods.

Bodyweight Ninja will share ways to explore more complex ways of training that maximizes your efforts, into results for your body and mind. Restorative Training Methods provides recovery work, training low intensity, to provide to proper release of tense areas, that limit range of motion. This is where we put power in your performance, you you can move freely.

View Event →