UPDATED: July 13, 2023 – You’ll find the 2023 National Senior Games’ women’s 1500-meter race walk starting roster right here! Prior race efforts and National Senior Games record-setting times are also highlighted.
The action takes place on Friday, July 7 at South Fayette High School outside Pittsburgh.
The first race starts at 8 a.m. EDT with the women in the 70+ age groups. At 9:10 a.m., women in the 65-69 age group will toe the start line. At 9:50 a.m., women in the 50-64 age groups will finish the morning competition. Start times may vary, based upon the conclusion of the previous women’s and men’s races.
The Weather Channel is forecasting mostly cloudy skies with good chance of scattered showers. Winds will be mild.
How the Women’s 1500-meter Race Walk Starting Roster is Organized
- The roster is first organized by five-year age groups, beginning with 50-54.
- Athletes are listed in alphabetical order by last name.
- State names are abbreviated.
- Competitors doing all race walk and power walk contests are noted with this ⊗ circle-times symbol.
- Names and times appearing in bold text denote National Senior Games record holders.
- Remarkable efforts are highlighted in bolded red text.
- The athlete’s past 5K power walk in the events below are listed by the walker’s age group, order of finish, and finishing time:
- 2019 National Senior Games (June 14-25, Albuquerque, NM) in non-bolded green
- 2022 National Senior Games (May 10-23, Fort Lauderdale, FL) in non-bolded blue
- 2022 Huntsman World Senior Games (Oct. 3 – 15, St. George, UT) in non-bolded orange
Stay tuned for complete race results and highlights!
W50-54 @ 9:50 A.M.
- BEST-GRAY, Lynette TX – w50 2nd | 10:20.08
- EVERARD, Andrea DE – w50 3rd | 10:40.19
- LEVEY, Fiona MA
- LORETTO, Vera NM
W55-59 @ 9:50 A.M.
- BAKER-NOREN, Sylvia KY
- BOOTZ, Suzy TX
- BUFE, Gina MO – w50 4th | 12:18.66 / w55 4th | 12:04.27 <– she improved her time!
- BUJAKIEWICZ, Kristina FL
- CHIRINO-KLEVANS, Ivonne NC
- GARSON, Rebecca VA
- GAUGH, Yvette FL
- TAYLOR, Tina OK
- TIDWELL, Amber FL – w55 1st | 9:34.53
- VANCE, Sandra TN
W60-64 @ 9:50 A.M.
- APPLEBY, Lisa PA
- COYLE, Jaculin WI
- CURRY, Angela LA
- FREET, Sam PA
- GROOM, Lori KS – w60 4th | 9:53.27
- GUAN, Alice VA
- HESSELTINE, Beth NY
- IRIZARRY, Julie FL
- McNIEL, Wendy TX
- PALMER, Ginger CT
- SMITH, Evelyn IL
- SOISSON, Susan IN
W65-69 @ 9:10 A.M.
- CASON, Barbara FL – w60 6th | 10:39.44 / w60 7th | 10:21.43
- CHMIL, Holly NJ
- CORNETT, Sandi FL
- GOOD, Katherine VA – w65 7th | 11:32.37
- HARRIS, Gail AZ
- HEGSTROM, Ann IA – w65 3rd | 9:56.27
- JONES, Janet TX
- JORDAN, Mary TX
- MACIAS-MATTERS, Anita MN – w65 4th | 10:44.89
- McMANUS, Eileen MO – w65 2nd | 9:52.77 / w65 3rd | 10:21.88
- MILNER, Margaret ME – w60 8th | 10:24.11
- OBERT, Sherry PA
- SEGELL, Kerri NM – w60 2nd | 9:22.95 / w65 1st | 9:29.74
- STOLTENBERG, Patricia IL
W70-74 @ 8:00 A.M.
- DONOVAN, Beatriz FL
- FREUND, Joanne PA – w65 3rd | 9:35.07 / w70 2nd | 9:45.30 / w70 2nd | 9:55.57
- GADD, Sherrie ME
- HARSH, M. Ann FL – w65 5th | 10:02.23 / w70 3rd | 10:02.43 <– Note the .20-second difference between 2019 & 2022!!
- HARTMANN, Sandra FL
- MAIN, Elizabeth KY
- McCOY, Maggie KS
- McLEOD, CATHY OH
- MULLIS-DUBOW, Trenice GA – w65 7th | 11:47.68
- SURRATT, Betty TX
- SWISHER, Karen WI – w65 1st | 9:07.77 / w70 1st | 9:03.15
W75-79 @ 8:00 A.M.
- FRABLE, Kathleen UT – w75 3rd | 11:05.41 / w75 2nd | 11:08.95
- RAABE, Sheila FL
- SCHNEIDER, Alice OH
W80-84 @ 8:00 A.M.
- JACKOBS, Miriam OH – w75 6th | 12:11.71
- KESSLER, Merrilynn PA – w75 5th | 12:11.67 <– Note she was .04 faster than Miriam!!
- PANOZZO, Mirella MI
- PONCHILLIA, Jimmy Sue KS
- WILCZYNSKI, Rosemarie PA
W85-89 @ 8:00 A.M.
- HYER, Edna NY
- VONBERG, Carola IL
- WITT, Sandy WI
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