1500M - UNM Track & Field and Soccer Complex - 1800 Avenida Cesar Chavez SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
5K - Balloon Fiesta Park - 9401 Balloon Museum Drive, Albuquerque, NM 87113
1500M track, 5K road course (Certified)
2018 Participant List: Participant Lists will be posted shortly after registration has closed.
Practice Information: TBD
Informative Training Videos can be found on the Power Walking website:
1. Athletes may compete in both the 1500M and 5K.
2. Anyone can register for the event regardless if a state qualifier offers it or not. It can also be counted as a third sport ONLY for the 2019 National Senior Games.
1. For 2019 only, Power Walk event will be classified as an “OPEN” event. Athletes do not need to qualify at a 2018 state qualifier.
2. The minimum distance acceptable for qualifying will be 1500M.
3. The preferred 5K Power Walk at the State qualifier is on a road course but the State qualifier will have the option to use a track for the event. The National Senior Games 5K Power Walk event will be held on a road course.
4. If a track is used the 5K is referred as a 5000M.
|MEDALS / AWARDS
||Awards will be presented for 1st through 8th place for each style within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Track & Field, 1500M Race Walk, 1500M Power Walk
The stadium is a 5,000-seat facility and the 400-meter Versaturf construction track is composed of eight racing lanes and includes a steeplechase water-jump. To bolster performances, sprints can be run in either direction to mitigate the effects of unfavorable weather. The two jumps runways, two pole vault runways and a high jump apron are also of Versaturf construction. The world class training environment and facilities at UNM provide an opportunity for exceptional running and field event performances.
BALLOON FIESTA PARK
Archery, 5K Road Race, 5K Race Walk, 5K Power Walk
The Launch Field at Balloon Fiesta Park offers a large space perfect for sporting events. The Launch Field is home to numerous runs, sporting events, flying events and festivals. The 47-acre Launch Field has space for over 20 game fields.