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The Long Run - August 2017

Association News Time to Vote Again! 2017 Games Nominated for Industry Award NSGA is excited to announce that the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana held in Birmingham, Alabama has been nominated for the SportsTravel Award in the category of "Amateur - Best Multi-Sport or Multi-Discipline Event" and for the "Best Sports Event of the Year." The SportsTravel Awards program bestows honors...
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"On Top of The World" August 2017 Athlete of the Month

HUMANA Hero: Curt Davison, 92, Kirkwood, Missouri Curt Davison is not known to throw his weight around, other than on the field of play at Senior Games. But when he does, he really lets it fly, and it has landed him in the record books. After 35 years in Senior Games, he now holds a world record. The 92-year-old from Kirkwood, Missouri participates in multiple running and field events, and at...
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"Out with the Old, In with the Newsom" July 2017 Athlete of the Month

HUMANA Hero: Wanda Newsom, 77, Taylor, Texas Birthdays seem to bring extra luck for Wanda Newsom. She won her first archery gold medal at the 2005 National Senior Games on her 65th birthday, and by happy coincidence, she earned another gold as the Texan celebrated her 77th birthday at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana in Birmingham. “It was also my 7th National games, and I w...
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142 Records Set at 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana

World, American masters records among new National Senior Games marks set in Birmingham     BATON ROUGE, La. (June 21, 2017) – The 30th anniversary gathering of the National Senior Games made its own history, with athletes producing at least four new world records and eight American Masters track records among the 142 new entries into The Games’ record books. Hollyce Kirkland, 98, o...
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The Long Run - June 2017

DOCUMENTING A MOVEMENT National Senior Games 30th Anniversary National Senior Games 30th Anniversary Mini-DocumentaryWe are proud to have honored three decades of the Senior Games Movement. "The National Senior Games: 30 Years of Fitness, Fun and Fellowship" made its debut at the Celebration of Athletes, and is now part of our special 30th section at NSGA.com that is archived for the ages. Our th...
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The Games Daily - June 15, 2017

  Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Thanks for the Memories!   Documenting a Movement We are proud to have honored three decades of the Senior Games Movement. “The National Senior Games: 30 Years of Fitness, Fun and Fellowship” made its debut at the Celebration of Athletes, and is now part of our special 30th section at NSGA.com that is archived for the a...
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The Games Daily - June 14, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Alice Carroll Draws on Sports to Live a Full Life By now, followers of The Games Daily News know about “The Great Eight,” athletes who have competed in all of The Games since the first one in 1987 in St. Louis. One of those eight is Ed True of O’Fallon, Illinois....
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The Games Daily - June 13, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Veterans Thrilled to Play Non-Ambulatory Sports at National Senior Games As we reported in the June 4 edition of the 2017 Games Daily News Online, NSGA received a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help disabled veterans cover event registration and ...
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The Games Daily - June 12, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary The First: Tennessee Triathlete Tackles Terrain for Top Time In the pristine natural settings of Oak Mountain Park, 52-year-old Mike Stacks leapt into the early morning chilly waters of Double Oak Lake for the swimming leg of triathlon competition for the 2017 Nat...
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The Games Daily - June 11, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Centenarian Superstar: “Hurricane Hawkins” Sets 100 Meter World Record A storm has been brewing inside Julia Hawkins for 101 years, and it unleashed its fury full force this week in Birmingham at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana. With a ...
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The Games Daily - June 10, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary A Celebration for The Ages Friday’s Celebration of Athletes did not disappoint the thousands of athletes and spectators who entered Legacy Arena and found pageantry, ceremony, recognition, inspiring speeches, and top entertainment. While the colorful Parad...
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The Games Daily - June 9, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Spotlight on The Games The spotlight shone on track and field at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana yesterday. USA Today Humankind and Today.com were on site to showcase the amazing athletic efforts on display!     Games Daily Recap Th...
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The Games Daily - June 8, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary The Golden Girls of The Games In the midst of cameras, reporters, family and fellow athletes, three women warmly embrace each other. The women, each from different states, proudly stand side by side after completing the 95+ 50Y backstroke race on Wednesday...
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The Games Daily - June 5, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition here.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Team Hanson: Five Siblings Take the Plunge When the five Hanson siblings dive into the pool at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana, it will prove that dreams really do come true. For Jim Hanson, getting Team Hanson (his two sisters and two brothers) to all...
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The Games Daily - June 4, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition by visiting NSGA.com/2017photos.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Pat Boone to Play (and Sing!) at The Games Legendary entertainer Pat Boone is coming to Birmingham to play basketball and share a song with his fellow athletes. Last Thursday, the recording, film and television star held a media announcement ev...
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01 August 2017
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Curt Davison, 92, Kirkwood, Missouri Curt Davison is not known to throw his weight around, other than on the field of play...
11 July 2017
Athlete of the Month
HUMANA Hero: Wanda Newsom, 77, Taylor, Texas Birthdays seem to bring extra luck for Wanda Newsom. She won her first archery gold medal ...
21 June 2017
Press Releases
World, American masters records among new National Senior Games marks set in Birmingham     BATON ROUGE, La. (June 21, 2017) ...
30 May 2017
Press Releases
More than 10,500 Senior Athletes Will Compete in 19 Sports in Birmingham  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Every National Senior Game...