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The Operation Backyard Gladiator Games puts teams (2, 3 or 4 members; male, female; 13 years old and up) through the paces in eight different sporting challenges that are for athletes of every skill level. The event, now in its sixth year, has grown from rather meager beginnings with 14 teams participating in its first year to last year’s event which recruited 31 teams and raised over $10,000 to support the programs of Knoxville Leadership Foundation. Our participants have gone to battle in contests including a golf chip shot, baseball accuracy throw, sprint, shot put, swimming, kayak and obstacle course, just to name a few. But every year, only one team walks away with the bragging rights and the coveted sword and trophy!

Learn more about the Gladiator Games by reading below or get involved by clicking one of the links to the right.

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August 24, 2013

West Hills Park and YMCA (map and directions)

Registration: 7:00 am; Event Start: 8:00 am

$25 per team member (teams are 2, 3 or 4 people)

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