Pittsburgh to Host 2023 National Senior Games
April 15, 2021
P3R and SportsPITTSBURGH will partner to produce the event, which is expected to draw nearly 30,000 visitors to the region
PITTSBURGH (April 15, 2021) – P3R announced as the Official Event Management Partner of SportsPITTSBURGH for the 2023 National Senior Games in Pittsburgh. P3R will serve as the event manager of the biennial event alongside SportsPITTSBURGH, a division of VisitPITTSBURGH.
The games will welcome thousands of elite athletes over the age of 50 participating in more than 20 sports over the course of two weeks. The biennial event is expected to draw nearly 30,000 visitors to the region, resulting in a $35 million economic impact, as well as highlighting Pittsburgh as the sports city it is to athletes and visitors from all over.
“P3R’s expertise in hosting and managing large-scale sports events, which feature thousands of participants, is unmatched,” said Jennifer Hawkins, SportsPITTSBURGH Executive Director.
“SportsPITTSBURGH is proud to partner with them for the 2023 National Senior Games, and together, we look forward to providing the athletes and their families with iconic sports experiences.”
“P3R is known around the country for operational excellence, and our full-time team of 25 and our hundreds of event staff are already working behind the scenes to ensure these athletes experience a seamless and unforgettable event,” said Troy Schooley, P3R CEO. “One of our favorite things about our events is welcoming people from all over the world to Pittsburgh and helping to showcase our city, and we’re thrilled to be part of the team who will welcome the 2023 National Senior Games to Pittsburgh.”
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P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to MOVE with us. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R runs a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health and fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. Anyone and everyone is invited to #RUNwithP3R! Read more at: P3R.org
As a division of VisitPITTSBURGH, SportsPITTSBURGH’s primary goal is to attract and host a wide variety of sporting events while providing planners and local stakeholders with the expertise and professionalism required to host a world-class event in the Pittsburgh region. Pittsburgh, the “City of Champions,” is dedicated to hosting events that make public health and safety top priorities. For more information on Pittsburgh’s health and safety protocols, visit sportspittsburgh.com.
The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) is a nonprofit Multisport Council member of the United States Olympic Paralympic Committee that promotes health and wellness for adults 50 and over through education, fitness and sport. Since 1987, NSGA has governed the biennial National Senior Games, the largest multi-sport championship event in the world for seniors. The Association is comprised of 53 independent Member Games that conduct qualifying competition events. For more information, please visit NSGA.com.