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.
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.