The Minnesota Senior Games kick off today in Owatonna. We're very excited about this event and the positive message it sends about health and wellness. According to the Owatonna People's Press, the event will bring in 367 athletes from about 25 states!
Today's events include archery, racquetball, cycling 5k and 40k, and the basketball free throw. Tomorrow, the track and field events begin. Representing Learning ZoneXpress are Melanie and Becky. They will be competing in the 50 and 100 meter dashes. We can't wait to cheer them and all of the other participants on!
Below is the schedule of the remaining days of this four-day event.
Thursday June 20th – Events:
Table Tennis (Singles & Doubles) Track & Field
Field Events: Pole Vault, High Jump, Long Jump, Running Long Jump & Triple Jump
Outside Events: Discus, Javelin, Softball Throw & Shot Put
Running Events: 5000 Meter Race Walk,100 Meter Dash, 1500 Meter Run, 400 Meter Dash, 50 Meter Dash, 800 Meter Run, 200 Meter Dash
Cycling 10 K / 20 K
Friday June 21st – Events:
Saturday June 22nd – Events:
10K Race Pickleball (Doubles)
Pickleball (Mixed Doubles)