Senior Olympics deadline approaching

Senior athletes in New Mexico who qualified for the 32nd Annual Senior Olympics State Summer Games are encouraged to register.

The state Senior Olympics will be held in Las Cruces July 28 through Aug. 1.

The Summer Games are open to all New Mexico residents age 50 and older who qualified at local sanctioned games this past spring.

The deadline to register is June 30. Registration fees for athletes range from $45 to $60 and the fee for late registration is $70, according to a press release.

Athletes can register online at or pick up a registration booklet with local game coordinators at senior programs, the release said.