HYANNIS, MASS. – Special Olympics is proud to provide inclusive athletic opportunities not only for school-aged children, but for athletes well into adulthood. While athletes over 45 often compete in competitions year-round with athletes of all ages, the Senior Sports Classic is a weekend specifically for older athletes from across Massachusetts to compete among peers.
The weekend will kick off on Friday, October 11 with opening ceremonies, dinner and a dance at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis. Competition will begin Saturday morning at Barnstable High School and include the events of bocce, golf skills, corn hole and race walking. Upon the completion of each division, a medal ceremony will be held to recognize the winners.
The eldest athlete competing will be Ed Therrian, age 81, of Pittsfield who will be competing in golf skills and race walking.
For more information and the full schedule visit: https://www.specialolympicsma.org/event/senior-sports-classic/
What: State-level Special Olympics competition for athletes over the age of 45. Events include bocce, golf skills, corn hole and race walking.
Where: Opening Ceremonies (10/11) - Cape Codder Resort and Spa, 1225 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA - Competition (10/12)– Barnstable High School, 774 W. Main Street, Hyannis, MA
When: Friday October 12-Saturday October 13. Full schedule can be found at https://sites.google.com/view/somafalleventguide/sport-information/senior-sports
Additional Information can be found at: https://www.specialolympicsma.org/event/senior-sports-classic/