https://okseniorjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/ttt.jpeg 276 648 rg7878 https://okseniorjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/OSJ_logo340x156-1.jpg rg78782021-09-02 08:40:302021-09-02 08:50:059-4-21: Dr. Tom Allen & James Mcfadden: Two Oklahoma Senior Game athletes from Tulsa
Robin is interviewing through zoom, two more Oklahoma Senior Game athletes from Tulsa, Oklahoma! Tune in this Saturday, Sept. 4, at 9:05 on KZLS 1640am The Eagle. See athletes below and their bios.
the dates for the games are sept 4- oct 30 and to enter games, you must sign up 2 weeks previous to the game you want to compete in.
Dr. Tom Allen is broadly published in the areas of pulmonary medi
cine, human physiology and spo rts medicine. Dr. Allen was the founding director of t he sports medicine residency a t Oklahoma State University. A competitive athlete since his schooldays he continues to compete in track and field focusing on the short sprints and the pole-vault.
James Mcfadden is 81 years old and a lifelong runner from Tulsa. He ran his first race in 1955 as a 15 year old and was a state champion in high school, an all-american in college and ran in the olympic trials for the US Army team. After the army, he turned to road racing and marathons, where he went on to win races in 35 states. In his 20’s, he set a state record for the marathon. He has also been a high school coach and art teacher for the last 40 years.
Over the years, he has won several running and walking events in the Oklahoma Senior Games. He has also won events in the Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Mississippi Senior Games.