Pacific Assocation of USA Track and field

Race Walk Event Schedule

Schedule of Race Walks in 2020, with Registration Forms, Results of Grand Prix Races, Standings in the 2020 Race Walk Grand Prix of the USATF Pacific Association (and previous years), and Clinics for Judges

Updated 10 January 2020

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.

Races of the 2020 Race Walking Grand Prix season:

Saturday, 22 February 2020 – One-Mile Grand Prix

University of California, Berkeley track, Edwards Stadium. There will be two races: women at 10:30 a.m. followed by men. See this file for information about the All Comers Meet at Cal. See this file for the Cal-Berkeley waiver. Also, please bring this completed registration form with you for the race walk.

Saturday, 23 May 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) – 3,000-meter Grand Prix

Riverbank (Modesto area), California. Open/Masters 3,000-meter separate women’s and men’s Grand Prix race walks in association with a Youth meet on May 23 & 24. The first race will probably start at 8:00 a.m. The 13-14, 15-16, and 17-18 aged youth would walk in the open events, followed by 9-10 and 11-12 aged girls and boys in a combined 1,500-meter race walk. During warmups for the 3,000-meter race walks there would also be a clinic for youth race walkers.

Tentatively Sunday, 31 May 2020 – 5,000-meter Grand Prix

Tentatively at College of San Mateo. The race will be on track, probably starting at 8:00 a.m.; please arrive at least 30 minutes beforehand. The race will be a combined women’s and men’s race as part of the USATF Pacific Association Open and Masters Track and Field Championships.

Tentatively Sunday, 27 September 2020 – Western Region and Pacific Association Grand Prix 10-kilometer & 20-kilometer Race Walks (with 3-kilometer Power Walk)

Sacramento, California. Sacramento, California. This will be a combined women’s and men’s 10-kilometer race walk contested concurrently with a combined women’s and men’s 20-kilometer race walk on a certified one-kilometer loop course at William B. Pond Park in Carmichael, California (Sacramento area). A combined women’s and men’s 3,000-meter Power Walk will follow the completion of the race walks. Please arrive at least one hour before your race. These races are sponsored by the Sierra Race Walkers.

Here are the Power Walking Rules.

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ADDITIONAL 2020 RACE WALKS and related track meets of interest to youth, open, and masters athletes in the Pacific Association

February 8, Millrose Games, 1-mile National Championship, New York City

February 14-15: USATF Open Indoor Track and Field Championships, Albuquerque, New Mexico (including separate 3,000-meter race walks for women and men).

March 13-15: USATF Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (including separate race walks for women and men).

March 28 or 29: USATF 20-km World Cup Team Trials and USATF 20-km National Masters, Whiting, New Jersey

May 2 or 3: World Cup Team Race, Minsk, Belarus

June 6-7 (race walks likely on Saturday, June 6): Shor-Sheppard Youth meet, location TBD, probably in either the Sacramento or Bay Area: 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth athletes.

June 12-14: USATF U20 Championships, location and exact dates to be determined: 10,000-meter youth race walks.

June 13-14: Pacific Association Youth Championship (race walks likely on Saturday, June 13): 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth athletes.

June 26-28 (race walks likely on Saturday, June 27): the same day as the 20K Olympic Trials in Oregon – Pacific Association Junior Olympics Top 8 Qualifier, perhaps at Modesto Junior College: 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth athletes.

June 27: 20K race walks as part of the USA Olympic Trials, Springfield (Eugene area), Oregon.

July 9-12: USATF Master Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Greensboro, North Carolina.

July 9-12 (race walks likely on Saturday, July 11): USATF Region 14 Junior Olympics Top 5 Qualifier (at location within the USATF Central California area): 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter race walks for youth athletes.

July 27-August 2: USATF National Junior Olympics on in Jacksonville, Florida. Youth race walks during this meet will be on Monday and Tuesday, July 27 & 28.

August 6 & 7: Race walks during the Olympic Games in Japan.

October 12-14: Huntsman World Senior Games, St. George, Utah, with 3-kilometer, 1,500-meter, and 5-kilometer race walks and power walks.

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Clinics for Judges and Officials and Technique Clinics for Race Walkers

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 existing Judges:

There will be Introduction to Race Walk Judging and Officiating clinics in early 2020, on Saturday, January 11, in Sacramento and on Sunday, February 9, in Belmont (Bay Area).

See this file for information, including how to register, on these and other track & field officiating clinics.

Additional four-hour clinics 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. There will also be opportunities for mentoring and workshops for prospective and apprentice judges during race walks throughout the year.

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2019 RACE WALKS and related track meets

The USATF Pacific Association race walking committee conducted five Grand Prix events in the 2019 season: 1-mile on January 19, 5,000-meter on June 9, 3,000-meter on June 15, 10-kilometer on September 29, and 20-kilometer on September 29 (concurrently).
Here are the final Grand Prix standings for the 2019 season; see below for Grand Prix standings from previous seasons.

Other races that may be of interest to Youth athletes are also listed.

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Saturday, 19 January 2019 – One-Mile Grand Prix, University of California, Berkeley track.

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, 19 January 2019 are posted. The first race started at 10:30 a.m. Athletes arrived at least 30 minutes beforehand. Here are the results for the women’s and men’s races. Here are the Judging Summary Sheets for the Women’s race. Here are the Judging Summary Sheets for the Men’s race.

Sunday, 9 June 2019 – 5,000-meter Grand Prix, College of San Mateo


The results of the combined Pacific Association Grand Prix 5-Kilometer Race Walk, which was contested as part of the USATF-Pacific Association Open and Masters Track & Field Championships on Sunday, 9 June 2019 are posted. The first race started at 9:07 a.m. Athletes arrived at least 30 minutes beforehand. Here are the results for the combined women’s and men’s races. Here is the Judging Summary Sheet for the combined women’s and men’s races.

Saturday, 15 June 2019 – 3,000-meter Grand Prix,

Nevada Union High School track, Grass Valley, California. The women’s race walk started at 11:30 a.m. The men’s race started at 12:02 p.m. These races were part of the Sierra Gold Masters/Open Track and Field Festival. Here are the results for the men’s and women’s races. Here is the Judging Summary & Lap Sheets for the women’s race. Here is the Judging Summary & Lap Sheets for the men’s race.

Sunday, 29 September 2019 – Western Region and Pacific Association Grand Prix 10-kilometer, & 20-kilometer Race Walks (with 3-kilometer Power Walk)

Carmichael (near Sacramento), California. The combined women’s and men’s 10-kilometer and 20-kilometer race walks started at 8:09 a.m. All race walk events were contested concurrently on a one-kilometer loop (Course Certification # CA19013DT) at William B. Pond Park. A combined women’s and men’s 3,000-meter Power Walk followed the completion of the race walks.

Here are the Results for the 10K race walks

Here are the Results for the 20K race walks

Here is the Judging Summary for the 10K and 20K race walks.

Here are the Lap Sheets for the 10K and 20K race walks.

Youth

Check the Youth page on the Pacific Association website for details about upcoming Youth track and field meets that feature race walks. These include:

Saturday, 22 June 2019 – 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter Youth Race Walks,

Turlock High School, Turlock, California. The race walks (1,500 meters for age groups 9-10 & 11-12; 3,000 meters for age groups 13-14, 15-16, & 17-18) will likely be some of the first events of the day. The races are part of the Shor/Sheppard Classic Youth meet, which is a two-day meet, concluding Sunday, June 23. See this website for the meet flyer and other information about the meet.

Saturday, 6 July 2019 – 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter Youth Race Walks,

Modesto Junior College, Modesto, California. The race walks (1,500 meters for age groups 9-10 & 11-12; 3,000 meters for age groups 13-14, 15-16, & 17-18) will likely be some of the first events of the day. The races are part of the Pacific Association/Region 16 Junior Olympic Championship Meet, which is a three-day meet, starting Friday afternoon, July 5, and concluding Sunday, July 7. This is the qualifying meet for the National Junior Olympic Championships later in July. The top five athletes in each age and gender group advance to the National Championship. See this website for the meet flyer and other information about the meet.

Monday, 22 July, and Tuesday, 23 July 2019 – 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter Youth Race Walks as part of the National Junior Olympic Championships,

Sacramento State University. The following race walks are scheduled (subject to change):
12:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, 3,000-meter 13-14 Girls, followed by 13-14 Boys
2:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, 1,500-meter 9-10 Girls, followed by 9-10 Boys
4:00 p.m. Monday, July 22, 1,500-meter 11-14 Girls, followed by 11-12 Boys
9:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 3,000-meter 15-16 Girls, followed by 17-18 Women
11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 3,000-meter 15-16 Boys, followed by 17-18 Men.
See this website for a complete schedule and other information about this weeklong track and field meet, which runs from Monday, July 22, through Sunday, July 28..

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PACIFIC ASSOCIATION USATF GRAND PRIX STANDINGS ARCHIVES


Here are the final results for the 2019 Grand Prix.

Here are the final results for the 2018 Grand Prix.

Here are the final results for the 2017 Grand Prix.

Here are the final results for the 2016 Grand Prix.

Here are the final results for the 2015 Grand Prix.

Here are the final results for the 2014 Grand Prix.
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NOTES:

  • Please email Jon Price to sign up as a JUDGE, OFFICIAL, or VOLUNTEER. Thanks!


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