2017 USA vs. Canada Junior Race Walk Match

USATF Georgia’s Race Walk Committee is honored to announce that the 29th Annual USA-Canada Junior Race Walk Match will be held August 20, 2017, in Rome, Georgia.

WHO: The five (5) Team USA Junior (ages 14-19) athletes will qualify at the USATF Junior Outdoors Championship in June 2017. To participate in the Trials, athletes must achieve an established standard by early/mid June.  Qualifying standards [link].
 
The five (5) Team Canada Junior (ages 14-19) athletes will have a qualifying period from January-July and will be selected by Canada authorities.
 
The course is a record-eligible condition course with Master, National & Association judges. USATF Certified Course: GA17007WC (1km loop)
 
WHEN: Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:30am-noon
 
WHERE: Heritage Riverways Trail System - State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves
 
LOCATION: 755 Braves Boulevard (lower/east parking lot)
 
WHAT: Contested events:
  • Women’s Junior International 5K Race Walk
    • An Open Women’s 5K will walk with the International teams. Coach O registration for Open event [link]
  • Men’s Junior International 10K Race Walk
    • An Open Men’s 10K will walk with the International teams. Coach O registration for Open event [link]
WHO: Contact Jean Williams at racewalking@georgia.usatf.org or at 404-884-3489 if you have any questions.

VOLUNTEER: Please use our volunteer form [link].

SPONSORSHIP
  • Sponsorship information and opportunities [Link]
  • Sponsorship application [Link]


Women
(Qualifier was 10k; will walk 5k)
Men
Taylor Ewert – Southwest Ohio TC (51:12.42)
Cameron Haught – Southwest Ohio TC (47:32.90)
Lauren Harris – Walk USA (52:47.84) Juan Moscoso – Central Florida Gliders (49:26.22)
Nayeli Cisneros – Elgin Sharks (53:01.48) Eduardo Uria – South Texas Walking Club (51:41.05)
Kayla Allen – Unattached (53:09.15) Spencer Dunn – Unattached (52:27.14)
Kayla Torres – Walk USA (53:58.29) Giovanni Cisneros – Elgin Sharks (52:49.73)
Team USA Staff
Coach: Don Lawrence 
Manager: Solomiya Logan


Women Men
The five (5) Team Canada Junior (ages 14-19) athletes will have a qualifying period from January-July and will be selected by Canada authorities on Sunday, July 16. The five (5) Team Canada Junior (ages 14-19) athletes will have a qualifying period from January-July and will be selected by Canada authorities on Sunday, July 16.
Team Canada Staff
Coach: TBA
Manager: Stafford Whalen


Additional information:
  • Event Flyer [Download] (updated May 29, 2017)
  • Rome, Georgia - Convention & Visitors Bureau Event Information [Download]
  • USA-Canada Facebook group [link]

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