Starting July 1, athletes at least 50 years of age can begin registering to compete in this year’s Southern Ohio Senior Games. The games give seniors an opportunity to compete in a variety of games, as well as participate in an athlete parade and closing ceremonies.
The games themselves will take place throughout the month of September and will be held in various locations across southern Ohio. The full schedule of events includes:
September 3, 7:30 a.m. at the SOMC Friends Center – 5k and 10k Run / 10k Cycling
September 3, 11:00 a.m. at the River Days Parade – Athlete Parade
September 10, 9:00 a.m. at the Portsmouth City Schools Track and Field Arena – Track and Field
September 14, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the SOMC Life Center – Table Tennis and Pickle Ball
September 16 at 9:00 a.m. at the Franklin Valley Golf Course (Jackson, OH) – Golf (18 hole scratch for individuals)
September 17 at 9:00 a.m. at Earl Thomas Conley Park – Archery, Corn Hole, Horse Shoe, Disc Golf, Jukskei
September 20 at 10:00 a.m. at the West Portsmouth Basketball Complex – Basketball
September 21 at Sunset Bowling Lanes – Singles bowling
September 24 at 9:00 a.m. at Shawnee State University – Swimming
September 24 at 2:00 p.m. at Branch Rickey Stadium – Closing Ceremonies
Additional details about the games are available at SouthernOhioSeniorGames.org. Registration is available at TriStateRacer.com. There is a registration fee of $25 that includes one or more event. All registered participants will receive a Senior Games t-shirt.
For more information, you may contact Gary Roberts at 740-835-1925, Lyvette Mosley at 740-727-4948 or Libby Brisker at 740-357-5958.