2024 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, December, TBD, Florida's Sports Coast/Pasco County

Schedule and Location
Dates and Locations are forthcoming

1500m Power Walk (USATF Rules) – RW026
5000M Power Walk (USATF Rules) – RW029

Florida Senior Games Qualifying Rules
OPEN – no qualification performance is necessary.

Entry Requirements
1.  Power Walk entry fee is $25 for the first event and $10 for each additional Walking event for Florida residents. Entry fee is $35 for the first event and $10 for each additional event for non-residents.

3.  All entries must be received by a November, 2024 date. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Event Director.  Athletes registering after the November, 2024 deadline may be subject to a $10 late fee. NO REFUNDS.

1.  Athletes may not enter both the race and power walking events. Athletes must choose either the power or race walk discipline.

2.  5000M Power Walk – will be judged in accordance to USA Track & Field (USATF) rules. This race will be a timed final on the track with split times.

3.  1500 Meter Power Walk – Timed final on the track with split times at the 400M, 800M and 1200M marks.

4.  Fourth place ribbons will be awarded in addition to Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

Sports Rules
Both the 1500-meter and 5000M Power Walk will be conducted in accordance with USATF rules, except as modified herein. All walking race numbers must be worn on the front and back and must be visible at all times. Competitors must pass through the entire finish chute to qualify as an official finisher.

CLICK HERE for a copy of the 2023 Florida Senior Games Rule Book.

National Senior Games Qualifhing Rules
2024 is a qualifying year for the 2025 National Senior Games, to be held July 24-August 4, in Des Moines, Iowa.

1. For 2025, Power Walk will be classified as an “OPEN” sport. Athletes do not need to qualify at a 2024 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.

Hotel Information
Hotel information is forthcoming.

Registration for the 2024 Florida Senior Games will be open by September 1, 2024.

State Director(s)

Tony Tussing
(386) 734-6389 or zmelt@cfl.rr.com

OJ Hill
(850) 577-7207 or ojhill@playinflorida.com

Nick Gandy
(850) 322-3404 or media@playinflorida.com

CLICK HERE for a Florida’s Sports Coast Destination Guide.