Senior games

Senior Games provide stage for elderly to stay healthy and active

Senior Games provide stage for elderly to stay healthy and active

John Hurd is 86 years old and has been running in the Senior Games in Pensacola for 25 years. When asked what he’s gained from a health standpoint by staying active, he can’t even begin to put a value on it. Read the full article in the Sept. 27 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe […]

Senior Games brings out the best in competition

Senior Games brings out the best in competition

People say time flies when you are having fun. And once again, it’s time for the Senior Games of Pensacola. The event will take place Sept. 8-24 and residents of Santa Rosa County will be among the participants. Cheryl Fox, who works for the City of Pensacola and coordinates the games, said it’s hard to […]

Hurd humbled by latest honor

Hurd humbled by latest honor

John Hurd was on his way to the state senior games in Clearwater when learned he was going to be named the Amateur Athlete of the Year by the All Sports Association. Read the full article in the Feb. 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Hurd proves age is simply a number

Hurd proves age is simply a number

John Hurd is told someone called him the Usain Bolt of the Senior Games because every time he runs a race he seems to prevail much the way the famed Olympic sprinter does. Maybe the comparison does end at their love for sprinting but Hurd, who laughs at the comparison, has quite a resume, winning […]

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Staying active as you age can be a challenge but the Senior Games of Pensacola provides an opportunity for those 50 and older to get exercise and have fun at the same time. The 25th edition of the event, which is sponsored by Humana, kicks off in early September and takes place over a two-week […]