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Where are the American 50km Racewalkers?

February 21, 2009 by

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This was posted on Dave McGovern’s Blog. A shame! Step up! Posted by rayzwocker Feb 20, 2009 So it’s come to this… The USATF National 50k took place last weekend in Santee, CA and the results were less than stellar. With marathon walking becoming more and more popular, this shouldn’t be the case. There are more […]

Australian Centurions Newsletter – September 2008

September 25, 2008 by

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Results from Roubaix 28hrs

September 23, 2008 by

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Link WOMEN 1.Varin Sylviane FRA 216,370 km 28 h 0 mn 53 s 7,723 km/h 2 Anxionnat Claudine FRA 198,040 km 28 h 1 mn 15 s 7,068 km/h 3 Attias Dorit USA 191,090 km 28 h 1 mn 46 s 6,817 km/h 4 Perevalo Iryna FRA 171,805 km 28 h 1 mn 34 s […]

Australia’s got Tallent – and it’s fuelled by Pizza!

August 22, 2008 by


Racewalker Jared Tallent today became the first Australian male track and field athlete in one hundred years to win two medals at the same Games.  This occurred when he won silver today in the 50km walk at Beijing. Link AUSTRALIAN Jared Tallent has made history, taking a silver and bronze medal at the Games, fuelled […]

Beijing 50km Racewalk Preview

August 15, 2008 by

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Link For the first time since 1992, there will be an Olympic gold medalist in the 50 km Race Walk whose name is not Robert Korzeniowski. With the post-Athens retirement of the Pole, who won every 50 km event he finished in the eight years between Atlanta and Athens, including three World Championships titles and […]

Australian Centurion July Newsletter

August 1, 2008 by

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Geoff Hain clocks up his 8th Centurion walk in 4 years at Schiedam in Holland and Sandra Brown beats all comers to win the 100 mile event in 20:14:23 and, in so doing, chalked up her 129th Centurion performance. What an amazing athlete. For more info, see Australian Centurions July newsletter.

Nathan Deakes out of Beijing 50km Racewalk

July 21, 2008 by


Bugger! From the Geelong Advertiser WEB EXCLUSIVE GOLD medal favourite Nathan Deakes has been ruled out of the Beijing Olympic Games. In a major shock, the Geelong race walker has been forced out with a persistent hamstring injury, which dates back to the 2005 world championships in Helsinki. An announcement was made by Athletics Australia this […]