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

2021 Rankings Are Out

This season has been quieter than most, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t races and top times being produced around the nation. So, yes, our annual performance lists must be kept up to date. You can find them under the

2020 Yearly Review

Emmanuel “Natos” Corvera and Nick Christie review the 2020 season and all the issues that came up for athletes this year in the Race Walk. Topics covered are the short racing calendar, the change from 50 km to 35 km

2021 RW Standards

USATF has released it’s Team USA qualifying standards for 2021. Because of Covid continuing to be an issue, things will look different this year. Here’s a basic explanation of the new things and other important items, as they relate to

Feb – March RW Events

Our preliminary listing of RW events for February – March Date Distance Meet Name Facility 2/6 3000m CIU Outdoor/Indoor Columbia International Univ 2/13 Mile Millrose Games The Armory 2/14 1500m TFCUSA Indoor National Championship Birmingham Crossplex 3/11 – 3/14 Mile

Coach Amberly Melendez

The budding cross country/track & field programs at Pratt Community College have added yet another accomplished coach to its ranks, hiring Amberly Melendez as an assistant. A former North American Central American Caribbean (NACAC) U23 silver medalist, Melendez will assist

Isabella Edwards Profile

At the 2020 AAU National Championships, a potential new star in the mold of Taylor Ewert emerged. Isabella Edwards, a home schooled athlete from Leander, TX, competed in her 1st Race Walk event, winning the Girls 3000 Meter Race Walk