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Rutland Region Killington Valley to host masters’ games

RUTLAND COUNTY— South Central Vermont will be abuzz Sept 6-13 with its inaugural Killington Valley Masters’ Games planned at venues throughout the region for residents 40 years and better. The 15-plus offerings include competitive sports, recreational sports, and board games as well as lunches, awards day and photo opportunities for participants, friends and family who have encouraged our newest sports stars to “live healthy, live longer” through fun sports involvement.
“I’m thrilled to see the interest in our first effort,” said Cindi Wight, superintendent of Rutland’s Recreation and Park Dept. “This is a such an important addition to our overall strategy to provide healthy activities for all ages.”
The towns of Pittsford, Brandon, Killington, Castleton — to name a few — are also enthusiastic supporters. Local organizations and sports clubs are also involved. A complete list of offerings, registration forms and rules are available online at or by calling 802-773-1822. Deadline to receive a free sports towel is Aug. 17. Games begin Sept. 6 and run to Sept. 13 with a closing lunch. Olympic style medals will be awarded to first, second and third places in all events at the time of the events. Age brackets will be used to determine winners for each age group in each sport.

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