The following Cleveland roads are closed for the Senior Games during the weekend of Saturday July 27 and Sunday July 28:
CLEVELAND - Organizers believe the 2013 National Senior Games will bring $35 million to the Cleveland area over the next couple of weeks.
President of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission David Gilbert said 30,000 people are expected to visit the city for the games. Gilbert said he found out that's the largest number of visitors to the city for one single event in decades.
Twenty-two cities across the country wanted to host the event, but Cleveland was selected this year.
Three-thousand volunteers will help at the games and nearly 11,000 athletes are taking part in 19 different sporting competitions.
The new Cleveland Convention Center is one of the locations where the games are being played. Cleveland State and Case Western will also host competitions.
The Senior Games run from July 19 to Aug. 1.
For a list of all the events happening, you can check out the National Senior Games website: http://on.wews.com/11ZpL7B
Athletes over the age of 50 from all over the country are flocking to Cleveland to show their skills in the 2013 National Senior Games.
The heat is on in Cleveland in more ways than one during the National Senior Games.
Cleveland is ready to roll out the red carpet for 11,000 athletes in town for National Senior Games.
Ninety-nine-year-old Walt Westermann is going for gold at the National Senior Games in golf and shuffleboard.
Organizers believe the 2013 National Senior Games will bring $35 million to the Cleveland area over the next couple of weeks.
The 2013 National Senior Games are coming to Cleveland this weekend and that means some road closures.
Not only is the Cleveland Convention Center brand new, it's spacious and it's bright, and experts say that makes it welcoming.
In less than two months the 2013 National Senior Games will get under way.