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.

Additional information:
  • Event Flyer [Download].
  • Rome, Georgia - Convention & Visitors Bureau Event Information [Download].

Click images below for photo album.