2017 International Race Walk Invitational Challenge

USATF Georgia’s Race Walk Committee is honored to announce that the inaugural International Race Walk Invitational Challenge will be held on August 20, 2017 in Rome, Georgia, in conjunction with the 29th Annual USA-Canada Junior Race Walk Match [link].

WHO: Open to race walkers of all ages.

WHAT: Contested events:
  • Open 10K (men only; will be walked concurrently with USA-Canada men’s race, but awarded separately)
  • Open 5K (women only; will be walked concurrently with USA-Canada women’s race but awarded separately)
  • 1K/2K/3K (walked concurrently; athletes can walk one or all 3 races)
  • 4x1K relay (team of 4, any ages)
The course is a record-eligible condition course with International, Master, National & Association judges. USATF Certified Course: GA17007WC (1km loop)
 
WHEN: Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:30am-noon
  • 8:15 a.m. - Men’s 10K race
  • 9:30 a.m. - Women’s 5K race
  • 10:15 a.m. - 1K/2K/3K
  • 10:30 a.m. - 4x1K Relay
  • 11:00 a.m - Awards
WHERE: Heritage Riverways Trail System - State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves
 
LOCATION: 755 Braves Boulevard (lower/east parking lot)
 
WHO: Contact Jean Williams at racewalking@georgia.usatf.org or at 404-884-3489 if you have any questions.

SPONSORSHIP
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