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Female athlete sets three new records at senior games

Houston, Texas, June 20, 2011 - - 58-year old Kay Glynn of Hastings, Iowa set new World, U.S. Masters and Senior Games records in her age group in the pole vault today, clearing 10 feet, one and a quarter inches. In the 4th day of competition at the 2011 Summer National Senior Games presented by Humana, 64-year old Phil Raschker of Marietta, Georgia cleared 8 feet, six and a quarter inches, beatin...
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Let the Games Begin!

Houston, Texas, June 16, 2011 - - As the sky glowed from the lighting of the Senior Games Cauldron, more than 10-thousand senior men and women athletes from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and several foreign countries began 14 days of going for the gold in 800 separate competitions. The world’s largest multi-sport event for athletes age 50 and older is being conducted at 13 separate venu...
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Reliant Energy torch relay launches at Johnson Space Center

Houston, Texas, June 8, 2011 - - The Reliant Energy Torch Relay will launch at the Johnson Space Center today at 10:00 a.m. before continuing its eight day journey en route to Houston. Apollo 7 Astronaut Walter Cunningham will light the Fitness Flame and take the first orbit around the Saturn V rocket display. From the Space Center the torch will go to Corpus Christi on June 9. Cunningham said, “T...
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Reliant Energy torch relay travels 1k miles across Texas in advance of 2011 senior games

HOUSTON – The Reliant Energy Torch Relay began its more than 1,000-mile journey across Texas today to light the way to the 2011 Summer National Senior Games presented by Humana, the world’s largest multi-sport event for men and women over the age of 50. Starting from the Johnson Space Center on June 8, the eight-day torch relay tour, sponsored by Reliant Energy, will travel to Corpus Christi, San ...
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Track & Field elite Kathy Bergen leads the way with eight high marks ALBUQUERQUE, NM, June 25, 2019 - As the 2019 National Senior Games ...