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National Vintage Games 2019

September 1

The National Vintage Games, the UK’s first competitive and recreational sports event for the over-50s, is returning to the University of Bath Sports Training Village for a third successive year.

Established in 2017, this year’s event is set to be bigger and better with the inclusion of boules alongside established events like walking rugby, walking netball, walking football, athletics, swimming, tennis and badminton. All sports will have official adjudication and optional age-group classifications.

For those not wishing to compete, there will be the chance to take part in exercise classes like Pilates, spin cycling and yoga. The closing date for entries is August 18, 2019.

All money raised will support the Alzheimer’s Society.

The sports on offer are:

Track athletics (all recognised distances)

  • Sprint races
  • Middle distance
  • Long distance
  • Hurdles

Field athletics

  • Discus
  • Shot put
  • Hammer throw

Football

  • Small-sided walking

Netball

  • 7-a-side walking

Rugby

  • Small-sided walking

Boules

  • Off campus team event

Tennis

  • Singles
  • Doubles
  • Mixed Doubles

Badminton

  • Singles
  • Doubles
  • Mixed Doubles

Exercise Classes

  • Circuit training
  • Spin cycling

Swimming (all recognised distances)

  • Freestyle
  • Backstroke
  • Individual Medley
  • Breaststroke
  • Butterfly
  • Team relay

Click here for more information (external site).

Details

Date:
September 1
Event Category:
Website:
https://nationalvintagegames.com

Venue

Sports Training Village
University of Bath, Claverton Down
Bath, BA2 7AY United Kingdom
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