Arna Kristian, 85, along with 21 other local track and field athletes and about 170 others from North Central Zone 9 will be participating in 30 different events at the 55+ B.C. Games in Kelowna from Sept. 10 to 14.
There are more than 4,000 participants at the games this year.
The Citizen's Christine Hinzmann will be at the games, looking to add more hardware to her collection.
At last year's 55+ Games in Kimberley-Cranbook, she won gold in discus and shot put in the women's 55-59 age category, as well as silver in the javelin and hammer throw.