Event Listing

Event Logo USATF-GA/SC/Southeast Race Walk Road Championships & Invitational
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 AM
State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves
Rome, GA

The Race Walk Committees of the Georgia and South Carolina Associations are honored to announce that they will host the upcoming Southeast Region & GA/SC Association 5K/10K Road/Trail Race Walk Championship in conjunction with the USATF Georgia & USATF South Carolina Associations’ 1K/2K/3KRoad/Trail Race Walk Invitational.

The Races are on a 1K loop course on the scenic Heritage Park Trail located in Rome, Georgia. USATF Certified Course: GA17007WC (1km loop).

The Perfect Timing Group will provide us with professional fully automatic timing (FAT) and RFID (chip) timing.

WHO: All interested walkers with valid 2017 USATF memberships.

WHEN: Sunday, March 19, 2017, 7:30 am - noon

WHERE: Heritage Riverways Trail System - State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves
Rome Braves Stadium Trailhead, 755 Braves Blvd NE, Rome GA 30161

Download event flyer.

Sunday 3/19 Location: Heritage Riverways Trail System/Rome Braves Stadium Trailhead
7:30 am — Day of Race Packet Pick-up
8:30 am — 1K/2K/3K Invitational Racewalk
9:15 am — 5K/10K Championship Racewalk
11:00 am — Awards
12:00pm — Lunch @ Bella Roma (self pay)
Saturday 3/18 Location: TBD
6:00 - 8:00 pm - Packet Pick-up
6:45 pm - Core & Strength Training for Racewalkers Clinic (Michael Roth & Ian Whatley)
6:45 pm - Officials Training: Pit Lane, Recording & How to Judge Racewalking (Susan Heiser & Ian Whatley)
ENTRY FEE: $25.00 for 5K/10K Championship / $15.00 for 1K/2K/3K Invitational (one or all three)
REGISTRATION: Via Coach-O ( on or before 3/15/2017.  Paper race day entries will be accepted if prior notification of intent to race is received by the Race Director on or before 3/17/2017.  Please note, we prefer electronic registration to help us get an accurate account, but as stated above will accept paper race day entries with prior intent notification. Paper entry on CoachO.
COURSE: USATF Sanctioned 1K loop course on an asphalt walking path.  USATF Certified Course: GA17007WC (1km loop)
JUDGING: All races will be judged in accordance with USATF Racewalk Rules and will meet requirements for US Records.  A pit lane will also be employed.
VOLUNTEERS & OFFICIALS: Sign up at  Officials, please make sure you have completed your certification/recertification for 2017-2020.  Volunteer link.  Officials link.
HOST HOTEL: Hampton Inn & Suites, 875 West 1st St. NW, Rome, GA 30161. Hotel block held till March 9th. See hotel flyer for more details [link]. Direct link to HiltonLink reservations [link].
INFO: Contact Race Director Jean Williams: or 404/884-3489