New England was well represented at the USATF 35km Race Walk Championships last Sunday in Santee, California. Jason Cherng finished 4th in his first 35km at 2:58:11, Katie Miale in 7th at 3:32:03, and Barry Black in 10th place at 4:38:39—everyone had personal best times! Congratulations Jason, Katie and Barry! Link to the full results: https://www.flipsnack.com/USATF/2023-usatf-35-km-race-walk-championships-results/full-view.html
USATF NE Indoor Open/Masters #2 Sunday, January 15, 2023 Wheaton College, Norton, MA Mixed 3000 Meter Race Walk 1. McDonald, Rowan M15 Maine Race Walkers 14:34.92 2. Poulin, Ashlyn W18 Maine Race Walkers 16:04.88 3. Butterfield, Carter M17 Maine Race Walkers 16:15.77 4. Quimby, Kodi M18 Maine Race Walkers 16:19.88 5. Smith, Daniel M13 Gorham Track 17:51.91 6. Lewis, Allyson W18 Unattached 18:41.90
2023 USATF-NE Indoor Open/Masters #1 Sunday, January 8, 2023 Wheaton College, Norton MA Mixed 1 Mile Race Walk 1. McDonald, Rowan M15 Maine Race Walkers 7:13.60 2. Miale, Katherine W26 New England Walkers 7:14.24 3. Colon, Angelina W19 Mansfield University 7:14.33 4. Poulin, Ashlyn W18 Maine Race Walkers 7:53.89 5. Butterfield, CarterM17 Maine Race Walkers 8:10.63 6. Quimby, Kodi M18 Maine Race Walkers 8:13.01 7. Delaney, Rahel W15 Maine Race Walkers 8:46.01 8. Boyington, Maya W14 Maine Race Walkers 8:46.03 9. Dinsmore, Kiersten W16 Maine Race Walkers 9:08.39 10. Soberaj, William M18 02-Unattached 9:11.13 11. Daniel, Maryanne W64 Connecticut RW 9:24.61 12. Grant, Natalie W13 Maine Race Walkers 9:28.67 13. Doyon, Olivia W16 Maine Race Walkers 9:48.08
Tom Knatt 1 Mile Race Walk USATF-NE Indoor Championship Johnson Athletic Center, M.I.T. Cambridge MA Saturday, December 10, 202 200m flat mondo surface track Men's Race 1.Carson Johnson 22 U.of Cumberlands 6:56.63 2.Ryan Allen 18 Shore AC 7:07.01 3.Rowan McDonald 15 Maine Racewalkers 7:38.13 4.Lucien Beardsley 18 Maine Racewalkers 7:40.94 5.Carter Butterfield 17 Maine Racewalkers 8:12.59 6.Barry Blake 68 Shore AC 10:23.41 7.Charles Mansbach 78 NE Walkers 12:50.43 - Peter Hogan 71 NE Walkers DNF Women's Race 1.Ashlyn Poulin 17 Maine Racewalkers 7:42.50 2.Marissa Sciotto 19 Marist College 7:46.47 3.Mia Priore 18 Marist College 8:06.66 4.Rahel Delaney 15 Maine Racewalkers 8:59.15 5.Maegan Allen 24 NEWalkers 9:07.80 6.Abigail Fortin 16 Maine Racewalkers 9:35.32
2022 CT Association 5000m, 10,000m RW Championship Sunday Nov 6, 10am Peter’s Recreational Complex, Clinton, CT. Connecticut Racewalkers (CTRW) sponsors this race Overcast 67 degrees We were honored to have a Canadian Olympian, Ben Thorne, Open/Jr Nat 5K Champ, Jason Cherng, a talented and enthusiastic group of Maine RWers with the wonderful support of their parents and our stalwart CT RWers, still RWing after all these years! Thanks to: Alex Price, Leeanna Silva and Ron Daniel for judging. We appreciate Alex and Leeanna coming a great distance to help. Many thanks to the whole Maine RW group, lap counting cheering and helping out along with John Palmer, Geoff Bye, Spencer Parrish and Peter Vanstrum, we could not conduct this race without you. 10,000m 1- 43:49.8 Ben Thorne, 29 New England Walkers 1st male -- DNF Jason Cherng, 22 New England Walkers 5000m 1- 26:04.8 Lucien Beardsley, 18 Maine Race Walkers 1st male, 1st Jr 2- 27:06.4 Rowan McDonald, 15 Maine Race Walkers 2nd male, 2nd Jr 3- 29:39.7 Ashlyn Poulin, 18 Maine Race Walkers 1st female, 1st Jr 4- 32:48.2 Ann Percival, 64 CT Racewalkers 1st CT, 1st master 5- 33:49.7 Abigail Fortin, 16 Main Race Walkers 3rd female, 2nd Jr 6- 41:06.5 Ginger Palmer, 60 CT Racewalkers 2nd CT, 2nd master 7- 41:54.8 Charlie Mansbach, 78 New England Walkers1st master 75-79 8- 46:53.8 Gus Davis, 84 CT Racewalkers 1st CT, 1st master 80-84 1 Mile 1- 11:26.3 Olivia Doyon, 16 Maine Race Walkers 2- 11:28.5 Ruby Rolfe, 15 Maine Race Walkers
Last Sunday, Jason Cherng, representing the New England Walkers, handedly won the Men’s USATF 5km Race Walk Championships in Whiting, New Jersey. Also representing New England were Maryanne Daniel of the CT Racewalkers (1st W65-69), and Ashlyn Poulin of the Main Race Walkers (3rd WU-20) Congratulations Jason, Maryanne and Ashlyn!
2022 USATF New England Open/Masters Championships Regis College, Weston MA Saturday, July 30, 2022 3000m Race Walk (Combined) 1. Jason Cherng M22 New England 13:57.15 2. Maryanne Daniel W64 Unattached 18:49.38 3. Maegan Allen W24 New England 19:25.41 4. Fiona Levey W52 Unattached 19:36.72 5. Brian Savilonis M72 New England 21:23.29 6. Jessica Willis W41 Manchester R 26:33.16 -- Peter Hogan M71 New England DQ
2022 Bay State Games Regis College, Weston, MA Saturday, July 16, 2022 Partly Cloudy, mid-70’s, humid Mixed 3000 Meter Race Walk 1. Edward O’Rourke (M60) Harvard, MA 18:26.42 2. Maegan Allen (W24) N. Andover, MA 18:53.71
2022 USATF Region 1 Junior Olympic Championships Bowdoin College Brunswick, Maine Saturday, July 9, 2022 1500 Meter Race Walk (Combined) 1. Varney, Joshua Unattached 8:32.06 (11-12 Boys) 2. Belknap, Ava Unattached 9:27.51 (9-10 Girls) 3. Barr, Alyssa Waltham Track 9:54.91 (9-10 Girls) 4. Flynn, David Unattached 9:42.02 (9-10 Boys) 5. Juntura, Elliott Healthy Horn 10:15.17 (9-10 Boys) 6. Rinck, Lacey Healthy Horn 10:58.53 (11-12 Girls) -- Samson, Nathaniel Vo2max Track Club DQ bent knee (11-12 Boys) 3000 Meter Race Walk (Combined) 1. McDonald, Rowan Unattached 15:44.46 (15-16 Boys) 2. Beardsley, Lucien Unattached 16:06.15 (17-18 Men) 3. Poulin, Ashlyn Unattached 16:12.50 (17-18 Women) 4. Quimby, Kodi Unattached 16:38.10 (17-18 Men) 5. Judice, Maya Unattached 16:40.01 (17-18 Women) 6. Butterfield, Carter Unattached 18:03.86 (17-18 Men) 7. Delaney, Rahel Unattached 18:04.01 (15-16 Girls) 8. Ray, Ruby Unattached 18:23.07 (17-18 Women) 9. Smith, Daniel Unattached 21:59.59 (13-14 Boys) 10. Langelier, Gabrielle Unattached 23:25.42 (13-14 Girls) 11. Doyon, Olivia Unattached 23:40.78 (15-16 Girls)
Below is an updated list of race walking events in New England (and National Championships) for the year 2022. The USATF-NE Grand Prix races have the asterisk (*).
Prior to traveling to the event, always verify the date and time with the event website or director. COVID restrictions and regulations may apply.
Sun Jun 05 USATF-NE Invitational (Youth), 1 Mile Race Walk (12:30 start), Gordon College, Brigham Athletic Complex, 26 Hull St., Wenham, MA
Fri Jun 17 NSAF High School Nike Outdoor Nationals, Boys/Girls 3000m Racewalk, Hayward Field, University of Oregon, https://nikeoutdoornationals.runnerspace.com/
Sat Jun 18 USATF-NE Junior Olympic Track & Field Championship, Clinton High School, Clinton MA
Jun 23-25 2022 USATF Toyota Outdoor Championships, (???No Race Walk???), Hayward Field, Eugene OR
Fri Jun 24 2022 USATF U20 Outdoor Championships, 10000m Women’s/10000m Men’s, Hayward Field, Eugene OR
Jun 29-Jul 02 2022 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships, 1500m/3000m Race Walk, Icahn Stadium, 20 Randall’s Island Park, New York NY
Sat Jul 09 USATF Region 1 Championship, 1500m/3000m Race Walk, Jack Magee/Joan Benoit Samuelson Track, Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME
Jul 15-24 2022 World Athletics Championships, 20Km, 35Km, Hayward Field, Eugene OR
Sat Jul 16 *Bay State Games, 3000m (Mixed) Race Walk, Regis College, Weston MA. 9:00am start, pre-registration required. https://www.baystategames.org/track-and-field
Jul 25-31 2022 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships, Hornet Stadium, Sacramento CA
Jul 28-31 USATF Masters Track & Field Championships, 5000m/10000m Race Walk, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Sat Jul 30 *USATF-NE Open/Masters Championship, (5000m?), Regis College, Weston, MA