Seiferth takes Gold at National Senior Games

Karen Seiferth
Karen at the 2009 Foot Rx 5 Miler in Johnson City.

The National Senior Games is the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors (50 - 100 +). This year, the biennial event was held in San Francisco, CA from August 1 - 15, 2009. 25 different sports, including track and field were featured.

Karen Seiferth competed in the 400 m, 800 m and 1500 m and qualified for the finals in all three events. She smashed the competition in the 1500 m finals beating her nearest competitor by more than 3 seconds. In the 400 m, Karen won silver. She just missed getting her third medal of the games in the 800, coming in 4th.

1500 m Final: Womens 50 - 54
400 m Final: Womens 50 - 54
800 m Final: Womens 50 - 54

Karen Seiferth is the reigning Queen for the SFTC King & Queen Competition. She is also the current Tennessee age record holder for 49 year olds for the mile and 46 year olds for 4 miles. Seiferth was an SFTC board member from 1998 - 2000 as the District 1 (Johnson City) Rep.