Harold Bach of Dickenson, N.D., said he is traveling to Mankato, Minn., this weekend to sprint in the 50, 100, 200 and 400-meter dash events, the Mankato Free Press reported Thursday.
Bach said he had never tried track and field until he became curious about some events while watching friends compete in a race called the Senior Olympics.
"I watched several races," he said, "and I got to wondering how I would fare."
Organizers said up to 400 seniors are expected to participate in this year's Minnesota Senior Games.
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