2022 Florida Senior Games, presented by Humana, December 3-11, 2022, Florida's Sports Coast/Pasco County

Schedule and Location
5K Road Race
Saturday, December 10, 2022

Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus
3021 Sports Coast Way
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33542

CLICK HERE for 5K Road Race Course Map

1500 Meter Power Walk
Sunday, December 11, 2022

Cypress Creek High School
8701 Old Pasco Road
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Schedule for 5K Race Walk and Power Walk
7:00-7:45 a.m.: Check-in
8:00 a.m.: Race begins

Events
1500m Race Walk (USATF Rules) – RW027
5K Race Walk (USATF Rules) – RW028

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

Entry Requirements
1.  Note: Prior to registering for the Race Walk, please be sure to be familiar with USATF Rules. This event will be judged strictly in accordance with USATF rules for Race Walk.

2.  Walking 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. Entry fee includes an event t-shirt (athletes competing in multiple sports will only receive one t-shirt). T-shirts will be distributed on-site at designated competition check-in time.

3.  All entries must be received by November 21, 2022. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Event Director.  Athletes registering after November 21, 2022 will not be guaranteed a t-shirt and may be subject to a $10 late fee.

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

2.  5K Race Walk will be judged in accordance to USA Track & Field (USATF) rules. This race will be a 3.1 mile road race course with splits given each mile.

3.  1500 Meter Race 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
The 1500-meter and 5K Race Walk will be conducted in accordance with USATF rules, except as modified herein. Race Walk athletes must use proper Race Walking techniques or risk disqualification. All walking athletes must not wear clothing that could impede the view of the athlete’s numbers for the judges. 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 2022 Florida Senior Games Rule Book.

National Senior Games Qualifying Rules
2022 is a qualifying year for the 2023 National Senior Games, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 7-18, 2023.

All first, second, third and fourth place winners, or athletes meeting this sport’s NSGA minimum performance standards in competition at a 2022 NSGA qualifying event will qualify for the 2023 National Senior Games. Visit www.nsga.com for Race Walk Minimum Performance Standards.

Hotel Information
CLICK HERE for Hotel information.

Registration
Registration has closed.

CLICK HERE for a listing of registered athletes (Updated in Real Time)

Contacts
State Director(s)
Tony Tussing
(386) 734-6389 or zmelt@cfl.rr.com

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

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