Event Listing

Event Logo USA-Canada Junior Race Walk Match
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - Sunday, August 20, 2017
Start Time: 8:00 AM
State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves
Rome, GA

USATF Georgia’s Race Walk Committee is honored to announce that the 29th Annual USA-Canada Junior Race Walk Match will be held in Rome, Georgia in conjunction with an Open 1K/2K/3K/5K/10K Race Walk Invitational. 

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.
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.

Race walkers of all ages and genders may participate in the Open Invitational in the 1K/2K/3K Races. Women of all ages may compete in the Open 5K Invitational race and men in the 10K race. The 5K/10K Invitational will walk in conjuction with Team USA and Team Canada in the International Race. The course is a record-eligible condition course with Master, National & Association judges.

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: Women’s Junior International 5K Race Walk (An Open Women’s 5K will walk with the International teams. Men’s Junior International 10K Race Race Walk (An Open Men’s 10K will walk w/the International teams. 1K/2K/3K Open Race for all age groups and genders.

WHO: Contact Jean Williams at or at 404-884-3489. Registration will open at coacho on March 1.

Download event flyer.