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consularrider
06-24-2013, 10:29 AM
Any other over 50s interested in this event (http://www.nvso.us/general_information.htm)? I did this last year and will sign up again this year even though the cycling is the day after the Civil War Century.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8
Time Event Location
8 am Cycling 10K (http://app.strava.com/activities/22172449) (sign in by 7:30 am) No. Fauquier Comm. Park, Marshall, VA
9 am Cycling 20K (http://app.strava.com/activities/22172461) (sign in by 8:30 am) No. Fauquier Comm. Park

The starting location is the same for 2013, but I don't know anything about the final route. The 2012 routes were an on road loop from the park, twice around it for the 20 k,and I have linked my Strava reports above.

Participants are required to reside in one of the following jurisdictions: Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church or Fairfax and the Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun or Prince William and be 50 years of age or older as of December 31, 2013. Registration opens on July 1 and closes on August 23. Cost is $12.

eminva
06-24-2013, 12:17 PM
OMG. I am now a senior. Let me sit in the corner and sob for a moment.

But. They have an event in Wii Bowling! Fun! Except it is scheduled when I have to be at work. If I'm senior, why do I still have to work?!

Liz

P.S. In all seriousness, I bet there is some fast company at the Senior Olympics. Allez consularrider!

consularrider
06-24-2013, 12:25 PM
... If I'm senior, why do I still have to work?!
Exactly my question. ;) :p

consularrider
07-02-2013, 12:55 PM
Registration is open. And they remind us that there is NO registration on day of the event.

"The registration season for the 2013 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics is now open. You can register on line by going to nvso.us. Click "home page" and "registration". Then register on line. If you want you can "download the form" and send it in by mail. If we have your address you will be receiving a form in the mail. We really hope you will try the on line registration. New events this year are handball and a 2k rowing time trial. For you golfers, you can use the practice range for free starting at 8AM. The full schedule of all events is also at nvso.us. Opening day is September 7 at the TJ Community Center in Arlington. If you do not plan on participating we could really use your help as a volunteer. Let us know if you can help with the timing of the walking and running events on September 7. If we can answer any questions we can be reached a t nvso1982@gmail.com. HOPE TO SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER."

consularrider
08-19-2013, 01:59 PM
Ten more days to register online.