Pacific Association USATF

Race Walk Event Schedule

Schedule of Race Walks in 2017, with Registration Forms, Results of Grand Prix Races, Standings in the 2017 Race Walk Grand Prix of the USATF Pacific Association, and Clinics for Judges

Updated 26 January 2017

PA Race Walk Grand Prix Championship Events with Results and Standings, and a listing of clinics, youth, all comers, northern California, and national Race Walk events.

Clinics for Judges and Officials

Please check the Officials portion of this website to register.

Clinics for Race Walk Judges & Officials are offered for both new Judges & Officials and for recertification of existing Judges:

Sunday, 12 February 2017 – 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., San Mateo, California

Junipero Serra High School, 451 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403

Additional four-hour clinics will be held next year; they also may be scheduled when there is sufficient demand.

Please contact Jon at [email protected] or Beth at [email protected] to schedule a clinic for new Judges and Race Walk Officials.

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UPCOMING RACE WALKS and related track meets

The seven races of the 2017 Grand Prix season are highlighted. Scoring for individuals is by the sum of the best four out of seven possible performances. Scoring for teams is by the best five out of seven possible performances. Other races that may be of interest to athletes are also listed.

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Saturday, 28 January 2017 – USATF National 50-km Race Walk Championship (men and women), plus the USATF Western Region 10-km Championship, Santee, California
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Saturday, 11 February 2017 – Milrose Games (one-mile race walk), New York City
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Friday-Sunday, 17-19 February 2017 – USATF National Masters 3,000-meter, as part of the Indoor Track & Field Championships, Albuquerque, NM
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Friday-Sunday, 3-5 March 2017 – USATF National Open 3,000-meter, as part of the Indoor Track & Field Championships, Albuquerque, NM
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Saturday, 1 April 2017 – Chabot Invitational Track & Field Meet, with 5,000-meter race walk, Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94545. See
http://highspeedtiming.com/chabot/[highspeedtiming.com] for entry and other details. The combined men’s and women’s race walk will be the first event of the day, starting at 9:00 a.m.. Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. Please contact Ken Grace , Chabot College, for any other information.

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Saturday, 22 April 2017 – Shor-Sheppard Youth Classic Track & Field Meet, with 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth, location to be determined
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Saturday, 22 April 2017 – USATF National 20-kilometer Masters Championship, Whiting, New Jersey
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Saturday, 22 April 2017 – USATF Western Region One-Hour Championship, Sandia Preparatory School, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Sunday, 23 April 2017 – 3,000-meter Grand Prix and USATF Western Region 3,000-meter Championships, Mount Diablo High School track, Concord, CA.

HERE IS THE REGISTRATION FORM. The women’s race starts at 9:00 a.m., and the men’s race will follow immediately thereafter; please arrive at least 30 minutes beforehand. This race will be hosted by the Pacific Racewalking Organization.

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TENTATIVE/DATE CHANGED/could change again – Sunday, 14 May 2017 (Mother’s Day) – One-Hour Postal Grand Prix, Kentfield, California.

College of Marin, 835 College Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904. Access the track by turning east off College Avenue where Woodland Road intersects College Avenue. This race will be hosted by the Marin Race Walkers.
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Sunday, 28 May 2017 – Bay Area Senior Games Track Meet, with 1,500-meter race walk at 9:40 a.m., and 5,000-meter race walk at 12:45 p.m. on the same day, College of San Mateo, 1700 West Hillsdale Avenue, San Mateo. Both races will be on the track. Registration deadline is May 18th. See http://www.bayareaseniorgames.org/ for registration details and updates of the schedule.
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Sunday, 21 May 2017 – USATF National 15-kilometer Open, Junior, and Masters Championship, Riverside, California (Los Angeles area)
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Sunday, 4 June 2017 – USATF National 5-kilometer Open, Junior, and Masters Championship, Albany, New York
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Sunday, 4 June 2017 – 1,500-meter Grand Prix, Bay Area location to be determined.

This race will be in conjunction with the Pacific Association Masters Track and Field Championships, although all athletes age 14 and older will be allowed to participate.
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Tuesday, 6 June 2017 – National Senior Games 5,000-meter race walk (road course), Birmingham, Alabama
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Thursday, 8 June 2017 – National Senior Games 1,500-meter race walk, Birmingham, Alabama
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Saturday, 10 June 2017 – Pacific Association Youth Track & Field Championships, with 1,500- and 3,000-meter race walks, location to be determined
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Sunday, 11 June 2017 – 5,000-meter Grand Prix, College of San Mateo.

This race will be in conjunction with the Pacific Association Open Track and Field Championships, and all athletes age 14 and older will be allowed to participate. Check the Pacific Association website for the registration form.

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Thursday-Sunday, 22-25 June 2017 – USATF National Open and Junior Track & Field Championships, with 20-kilometer Open race walks and 10,000-meter Junior race walks, Sacramento State University
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Saturday, 24 June 2017 – Pacific Association Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships, with 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth, location to be determined
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Saturday, 8 July 2017 – USATF Region 14 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships, with 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth, location to be determined
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Thursday-Sunday, 13-16 July 2017 – USATF National Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships, with 5,000-meter and 10-kilometer race walks, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Monday-Sunday, 24-30 July 2017 – USATF National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships, with 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth, Lawrence, Kansas
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Friday-Sunday, 4-6 August 2017 – LAKE TAHOE TRACK & FIELD FESTIVAL AND DIVERSITY RELAYS, including 4×100-meter and 4×200-meter race-walk relays, South Tahoe Middle School, 2940 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA. Access the track by turning north off of A1 Tahoe Boulevard. The race walks will be on Saturday or Sunday. Check here later for details.
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Saturday, 12 August 2017 – USATF National One-Hour Championships (Open and Masters), South Milwaukie High School, Wisconsin
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Saturday, 9 September 2017 – USATF National 40-km Championships (Open and Masters) and National Junior 20-km Championships, New York State
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Tentative, Sunday, 10, 17, or 24 September 2017 – 20-kilometer Grand Prix & USATF Western Region 20-km Championship, Sacramento area

William B. Pond Recreation Area, 5700 Arden Way, Carmichael, CA 95608. Turn right upon entering the park. This race will be hosted by the Pacific Association Race Walking Committee.
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SSunday, 22 October 2017 – USATF National 30-km Championships (Open and Masters), Long Island, New York
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Sunday, 29 October 2017 – 10-kilometer Grand Prix, Sacramento area

William B. Pond Recreation Area, 5700 Arden Way, Carmichael, CA 95608. Turn right upon entering the park. This race will be hosted by the Sierra Race Walkers.

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Saturday, 30 December 2017 – USATF National 5,000-meter Open, Junior, and Masters Indoor Championship, Rochester, New York
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RESULTS OF RACES IN THE 2017 GRAND PRIX

The seven races of the 2017 Grand Prix season are highlighted. Scoring for individuals is by the sum of the best four out of seven possible performances. Scoring for teams is by the best five out of seven possible performances. Other races that may be of interest to athletes are also listed.

Saturday, 21 January 2017 – One-Mile Grand Prix, University of California, Berkeley track.

Check the Cal Track and Field website, http://www.calbears.com/news/2015/12/4/210560202.aspx, for the entry and waiver forms for this first race at their All-Comers Meet. HERE IS INFORMATION ABOUT THE ALL COMERS MEET.
The results of the separate women’s and men’s Pacific Association Grand Prix one-mile race walks, which were part of the UC-Berkeley/Cal All Comers’ Track and Field Meet on Saturday, 21 January 2017 are posted. Here are the results. Here are the Judging Summary Sheets for those races.

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2017 PACIFIC ASSOCIATION USATF GRAND PRIX STANDINGS


Here are the standings for the 2017 Grand Prix. Final results will be posted after the last race of the season, which is scheduled for Sunday, 29 October 2017.

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Results of the 2016 Race Walk Grand Prix Series of the USATF Pacific Association

Here are the final Standings for the USATF-Pacific Association Race Walking Grand Prix for 2016.

The results are available below for the 20-kilometer Grand Prix race on Sunday, 23 October 2016 at William Pond Park in Carmichael, California.

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The combined women’s and men’s race started at 8:05 am. Here are the results for both men and women. Here is the Judging Summary Sheet.

The results are available below for the 10-kilometer Grand Prix race on Sunday, 18 September 2016 at William Pond Park in Carmichael, California. The combined women’s and men’s race started at 8:00 am. Here are the results for both men and women. Here is the Judging Summary Sheet.

The results are available below for the One-Hour Postal Grand Prix on Sunday, 7 August 2016, at the College of Marin, Kentfield, California. The combined women’s and men’s race started at 9:04 am. Here are the results for both men and women. Here is the Judging Summary Sheet.
Here is Bill Robinson’s video of the race (a three-minute clip from both the ground and a drone).

The results are available below for the 5,000-meter Grand Prix on Sunday, 20 June 2016, at Edwards Stadium, University of California, Berkeley. The combined women’s and men’s race started at 11:00 a.m. Here are the results for both men and women. Here is the Judging Summary Sheet. Here are the Lap Scoring Sheets.

The results are available below for the 3,000-meter Grand Prix on Sunday, 22 May 2016, at Mount Diablo High School, 2450 Grant Street, Concord, CA 94520. The men’s race started at 3:00 p.m., and the women’s race will start at approximately 3:36 p.m. Here is the registration form. Here are the results for both men and women. Here is the Judging Summary Sheet for men. Here are the Timers’ data for men. Here are the Lap Scoring Sheets for men. Here is the Judging Summary Sheet for women. Here are the Timers’ data for women. Here are the Lap Scoring Sheets for women.

The results of the separate women’s and men’s Pacific Association Grand Prix one-mile race walks, which were part of the UC-Berkeley/Cal All Comers’ Track and Field Meet on Saturday, 23 January 2016 are posted. See the registration form for details. Here are the results. Here are the Judging Summary Sheets for those races.

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JUDGES: There will be clinics to teach race walk judging and officiating in 2017, and there will be recertification for current judges and officials: tentatively scheduled on Saturday, January 7, in Reno; Saturday, January 14, 2017, at American River College in Sacramento and on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at Serra High School in San Mateo.
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The 2016 USATF Pacific race walking season finished with 6 Grand Prix events, the last on the 23rd of October. Here are the final Grand Prix standings for the 2016 season.

The 2015 USATF Pacific race walking season finished with 6 Grand Prix events, the last on the 25th of October.  Here are the final Grand Prix standings for the 2015 season.

The 2014 USATF Pacific racewalk season came to a festive end on the 26th of October.  Here are the final Grand Prix standings for the 2014 season.

NOTES:

  • Please email Jon Price to sign up as a JUDGE, OFFICIAL, or VOLUNTEER. Thanks!
  • Results, summaries and updated standings will be added to these event listings as they become available.


See Helpful Race Walk Links for links to neighboring associations’ schedules.