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Mankato, university to host Minnesota Senior Games

Olympic-style event for age 50 and older

Minnesota State Mankato will host the 2011 and 2012 Minnesota Senior Games in June -- an athletic festival featuring track and field and other games in an Olympics-style setting for anyone 50 years old and older.

2011-02-21
By Robb Murray, Free Press Staff Writer ]published in The Free Press, Mankato, MN, 2/20/2011]

Mankato will host the 2011 and 2012 Senior Games, an athletic festival featuring track and field and other games in an Olympics-style setting for anyone 50 years old and older.

The Minnesota Senior Games will take place June 2-5 this year.

Athletes compete in a variety of events, including a 5k and a 10k run, volleyball, softball, track and field, swimming, pickleball, horseshoe, archery and other events. Athletes compete within a five-year age range. For example, people ages 50-54 compete with each other, as will people ages 55-59, and so on.

Most events will take place at Minnesota State Mankato, with the exception of golf, horseshoe and archery.

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