Maryland Senior Olympics organizers announced today on Facebook they are adjusting their schedule ahead of the 2023 National Senior Games set for July 7-18 in Pittsburgh, PA. This gives participants in some sports a chance to compete before the national championship. These changes also avoid overlapping with NSGA's schedule. Here is the Maryland Senior Olympics schedule for … [Read more...] about Maryland Senior Olympics Schedule Adjusted Ahead of 2023 National Senior Games
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At today's Nevada Senior Games 5K cycling time trial, I experienced my first ever "bike mechanical" -- when something goes haywire with one's bicycle. Luckily the issue wasn't a flat tire, but one that played havoc with my cadence and confidence about racing well. Last week, I checked out my older Trek FX 7.5, named Lil Raven, on the trainer (after inadvertently leaving my … [Read more...] about Off the Rails: Derailleur Failure During 5K Cycling Time Trial
Well, I finally got off the fence...though I'm not sure whether to cheer or say "Yikes!" 2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Cycling Today I signed up for the Division IV (novice) 5K hill climb and the 20K time trial cycling events at the Huntsman World Senior Games, set for Oct. 10 and Oct. 11, respectively. I can feel those pre-race butterflies starting to flutter. They're … [Read more...] about My Race Jitters Begin!
At the 2017 National Senior Games, 72 women ages 50 and better raced for top honors and personal records on Monday, June 5. Many hit speeds topping 20 miles per hour, and top riders reaching 21.8 miles per hour! The two lap 5K course featured an elevation gain of 462.6 feet. Check out the rural course here on Vimeo.com. Editor’s note: The milliseconds in the finishing times … [Read more...] about RESULTS: 2017 National Senior Games Women’s Cycling 10K Time Trial
At the 2017 National Senior Games, the women's cycling 5K time trial was delayed a day due to rain. Under partly cloudy skies, 71 women competed for top honors and personal bests on Wednesday, June 7. Several hit speeds of up to 21.8 miles per hour! The short, out-and-back 3.1-mile course had an elevation gain of 226.4 feet. Check out the scenic, rural course here on … [Read more...] about RESULTS: 2017 National Senior Games Women’s Cycling 5K Time Trial