Here’s a video of the 50k race walk, at the World Athletics Championships, Moscow. Robert Heffernan of Ireland to the gold in a world-leading three hours 37 minutes 56 seconds. Twenty-one year old Mikhail RYZHOV from Russia had a personal best and took home the silver in 3:38:58. Australia’s Jared Tallent took the bronze medal in 3:40:03.
You should watch this really excellent 25 minute professional video about 2013 the Paris-Colmar race. It was 450K non-stop with the winner in about 54 hours and the last guy in 66 hours. It’s in French, but really worth watching.
Published on Jun 20, 2013
Pour cette édition 2013, nous avons encore pu compter sur le soutien de l’Union des Journalistes de Sport en France, l’UJSF, pour mettre en lumière l’exploit des marcheurs et des marcheuses de l’extrême : Europe 1, le journal de 20h, France 3, la PQR…
Cette couverture médiatique nous la devons à Corinne, Jean Marc, Stéphanie, Alexandre et Yannick présents sur la route et toujours à l’affût d’une histoire à raconter.
Cette histoire ils vous la livrent en 26 minutes
Here’s a YouTube slide show featuring images from the 2012 Nation One Hour Race Walk Championship. Enjoy. — Justin
Here are the results from the Danehy Park 5-kilometer Race Walk, held in Cambridge, MA on Sunday, June 19, 2011. The walk was observed, but not judged.
Men's 5K Race Walk 1. Brian Savilonis (61) Princeton MA 29:24 2. Emmett Schmarsow (60) Milton MA 31:36 3. Paul Schell (73) Malden MA 37:12 4. David Libby (63) Nobleboro ME 34:03 Josh Libby (35) Belmont MA DNF Women's 5K Race Walk 1. Holly Wenninger (46) Malden MA 34:02 2. Pat Godfrey (64) Winthrop MA 35:20 3. Ann Newburg (58) Princeton MA 37:33 Itzi Garci (48) Jamaica Plain MA DNF
Thank you. — Justin Kuo, USATF New England Race Walk Chair
Here are the results of the USATF New England Association Outdoor Championship, 3,000 meter race walk. The event was held at Regis College in Weston, MA on June 12, 2011.
Women 3000 Meter Race Walk ============================================================= Name Age Team Finals ============================================================= 1 Itziar Garcia 48 Liberty AC 20:35.52 2 Patricia Godfrey 64 Liberty AC 20:42.93 DNF Pat Yingling Men 3000 Meter Race Walk ============================================================= Name Age Team Finals ============================================================= 1 Bob Keating 64 New England Walkers 16:02.62 2 Ed O'Rourke 49 New England Walkers 16:16.91 3 Stephen Peckiconis 52 Cambridge Sports Union 16:20.45 4 Brian Savilonis 61 New England Walkers 17:13.05 5 Thomas Knatt 70 New England Walkers 20:36.27
Here are some views of the walkers in action.
Here are a few scenes from the 2010 USATF National One Hour Race Walk Championship held on October 3, 2010 at Bentley College in Waltham MA. Thanks to Dave McGovern and Loretta for filming and sharing the video!
Be sure to visit DAVE’S WORLD CLASS RACEWALKING web site for everything you need to know about race walking!
Steve Vaitones gave an impromptu race walk clinic at the USA Track & Field New England Association Mini-Meet at MIT on June 2, 2010 to twenty students from the Innovation Academy Charter School. The clinic was followed by a 400 meter race walk on the track.
Aired in March 2009, the cable news video features New England Walker member Larry Epstein in the 2009 GBTC 3000 meter race walk and 2008 Bay State Games 3000 meter, with comments from Bill Harriman and Tom Eastler.