Upcoming Events for 2017! (Dates tentative; locations TBD)
USATF Oregon 5K Race Walk Championship - March 5, 2017
USATF Oregon 10K Race Walk Championship - April 2, 2017
USATF Oregon 20K Race Walk Championship - May 7, 2017
USATF Oregon One Hour Postal Race Walk - September 24, 2017
Race Walk Officials Clinic - coming this winter! Check back for more information!
RESULTS ARE IN! 2016 USATF Oregon 5K Race Walk Championship
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 10:00 AM - Banks High School Track
See Results page!
3K Invitational / Qualifier and Masters 1 Mile
February 6, 2016 - 3:00 PM
The Track House - Portland, OR
Results posted - See Results page
One Hour Postal Race Walk Photos
Race walking is an event contested in all levels of the sport of track & field, from youth athletics up to and including the Olympic Games. A technically demanding event, race walking is continuing to grow in popularity across all age groups for its fitness and competitive aspects.
Race walking differs from running in that it requires the competitor to maintain contact with the ground and straighten their front knee when the foot makes contact with the ground, keeping it straightened until the knee passes under the body. Judges evaluate the technique of race walkers and report fouls which may lead to disqualification. All judging is done by the eye of the judge and no outside technology is used in making judging decisions.