Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Speedskating

There are more than 75 skating clubs in more than a dozen states. The national sponsoring organization for speedskating in the United States is US Speedskating. Adult speedskating competitions have, until recently, been long track events. Last year Adult short track results were posted and I've included them in the tables below.

U.S. Speedskating
5662 South Cougar Lane
Kerns Utah 84116
Phone: (801) 417-5360
http://www.usspeedskating.org

The first table below presents the 2019 schedule of national speedskating championships The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups for the 2018 Championship. The third table and fourth tables present the 2018 national champions and the number of competitors for each event.




2019 US Speedskating National Championships
EventDateLocation
2019 US Speedskating Long Track Age Group National ChampionshipFebruary 9Milwaukee, WI
2019 North American Virtual Short Track Masters TT ChallengeFebruary 28Buffalo, NY
2019 US Speedskating Marathon National ChampionshipMarch 8Milwaukee, WI
2019 US Speedskating Single Distance Masters National ChampionshipMarch 22Verona, WI


2018 US Speedskating National Championships Summary Table
Event Total Number of Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2018 US Speedskating Long Track National Championship 95 20 35 10 5
    Percent   100%   21%   37%   11%   5%
2018 US Speedskating Marathon National Championship 36 12 15 3 4
    Percent   100%   33%   42%   8%   11%
2018 US Speedskating Short Track National Championship 38 14 6 0 0
    Percent   100%   27%   16%   0%   0%



2018 US Speedskating Marathon National Championship Milwaukee, WI March 16-17
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
25 KmWomen40-49Jan Benediktson1
25 KmWomen50-59Rosie Chong3
25 KmWomen60-69Carole Moore3
25 KmMen40-49Brian Coffey1
25 KmMen50-59David Phillips4
25 KmMen60-69Steve Desotell6
25 KmMen70-79Carvel Bevans2
25 KmMen80-89Marshall Bevans1
50 KmMen50-59David Phillips4
50 KmMen60-69Vince Morris5
50 KmMen70-79Jim White1
50 KmMen40-49Jen Benediktson1
50 KmWomen50-59Catherine Kwiecien3
50 KmWomen60-69Carole Moore1

2018 US Speedskating Long Track Age Group National Championship Roseville, MN Feb. 10-11
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
800 MetersWomen40-49Melissa Koenig1
1000 MetersWomen40-49Melissa Koenig1
1500 MetersWomen40-49Melissa Koenig1
500 MetersWomen40-49Melissa Koenig1
3000 MetersWomen40-49Melissa Koenig1
800 MetersWomen50-59Elise Brinich2
1000 MetersWomen50-59Elise Brinich2
1500 MetersWomen50-59Elise Brinich2
500 MetersWomen50-59Elise Brinich2
3000 MetersWomen50-59Elise Brinich3
800 MetersWomen60-69Jan Zurcher1
1000 MetersWomen60-69Jan Zurcher1
1500 MetersWomen60-69Jan Zurcher1
500 MetersWomen60-69Jan Zurcher1
3000 MetersWomen60-69Jan Zurcher1
800 MetersMen40-49Andrew IM1
1000 MetersMen40-49Andrew IM1
1500 MetersMen40-49Andrew IM1
500 MetersMen40-49Andrew IM1
3000 MetersMen40-49Andrew IM1
800 MetersMen50-59Martin Haire7
1000 MetersMen50-59Martin Haire7
1500 MetersMen50-59Martin Haire7
500 MetersMen50-59Daniel Carney7
3000 MetersMen50-59Martin Haire7
800 MetersMen60-69Gregory Oly5
1000 MetersMen60-69Gregory Oly5
1500 MetersMen60-69Gregory Oly5
500 MetersMen60-69Gregory Oly5
3000 MetersMen60-69Gregory Oly5
800 MetersMen70-79Gary Growen2
1000 MetersMen70-79Gary Growen2
1500 MetersMen70-79Gary Growen2
500 MetersMen70-79Gary Growen2
3000 MetersMen70-79Gary Growen2

2018 US Speedskating Short Track Age Group National Championship Saratoga Springs, NY March 23
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Short Track NationalsWomen40+Amy Peck7
Short Track NationalsWomen50+Carole Moore7
Short Track NationalsMen40+Kevin Geminder10
Short Track NationalsMen50+Martin Haire8
Short Track NationalsMen60+James Koo6

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