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Summer Iowa Games returning for 28th year

The Summer Iowa Games return in July for their 28th year. The Summer Iowa Games return in July for their 28th year.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) - The Summer Iowa Games are coming up in July for their 28th year. Last year over 15,000 athletes of all ages competed in over 50 sports in the Summer Games alone.

Winning is a bonus but the big benefit is competing and getting healthy.

"Our 'Live Healthy Iowa' program, 28 or 29,000 Iowans every year sign up for 'Live Healthy Iowa'," said Executive Director Clarence Hudson. "Our Live Healthy Iowa kids program will have 48,000 kids in it. We're all about making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. We work that every day with all of our programs and challenges that we have. It's about health, it's about wellness, it's about fitness."

To sign up to compete and for all the deadlines, go to

Opening ceremonies, featuring Ames native and NBA player Harrison Barnes, are July 18th at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.
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