My Personal Racewalking PRs

Racewalking is a long-distance discipline within the sport of athletics. Although it is a foot race, it is different from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times. This is assessed by race judges, making it the most subjective of the disciplines in athletics. Typically held on either roads or on running tracks, common distances vary from 3000 metres (1.8 mi) up to 100 kilometres (62.1 mi).

Polar Bear 10 Mile Racewalk, Asbury Park, NJ

20 km, XI World Veterans Athletic Championships, Niagara Falls, NY 1995. Won an age group Bronze team medal for the USA.

5 km, XI World Veterans Athletic Championships, Buffalo, NY 1995

Personal Best Times

1995 to 1997 where peak years during my first go-around of racewalking.

DIST

TIME

PACE

RACE

40 km

3:59:38

9:39

9/8/1996 - USATF 40 Km National Racewalk Championship, Fort Monmouth, NJ. I placed second overall in the race for one of my few national medals in the open division.

20 km

1:43:11

8:18

5/5/1996 - Al Saner Days 20K (track), Pt Pleasant, NJ

2 hour

22,135m (1:47:43 20K)

10/13/1997 - 3rd overall - 2nd open medal. USATF National 2 hour Championship, Wochester, MA

10 Mile

1:21:41

8:13

12/31/1995 - Polar Bear Classic 10 Mile Racewalk, Asbury Park, NJ

10 km

47:49

7:42

5/8/1996 - en-route to a 1 Hour National Postal distance.

5 km

23:09

7:27

8/26/1996 - Sallie Mae 5 Km, Wilkes-Barre, PA

1 mile

6:48

Did this a couple of times during a summer development meet series of mile walks.

1996 was my best year as a race walker and I was selected the 1996 New Jersey Racewalker of the Year.

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