Groundhog Day In Race Walking

Saturday Feb 4th. It felt like I was Bill Murray in Groundhog Day. Once, twice, three times, I had to update the US #1 performer on the 1500m Indoor Lists. At least I didn’t bump into my old classmate Ned

2022 Bruce MacDonald HSRW Athlete of the Year Awards

The 2022 year saw a return to deeper levels of competitive Race Walking all over the USA. After 2 years of diminished results from COVID, it looks like our event has rebounded well. Congratulations go directly to the coaches who

Where Are They Going, 2023 Edition

Signings have started for the 2023 school year. Always of interest is where the graduates from any year are going to continue their academic and athletic careers in college. Most of the major sites covering Track & Field, regrettably, ignore

LTAD in Race Walking

Race Walking, while traditionally kept outside the “normal” opportunity zones for long term athlete development, displays the same pattern of growth to achieve standing at the national or international level of competition. Athletes reaching the level of competency to compete

2021 HS Nationals Preview

The NSAF Outdoor Nationals returns after a hiatus from Covid and at a new location, Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Reduced racing opportunities for all T&F athletes nationwide have adversely affected the quality and quantity of the fields here. Race