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

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

Dear Race Walking

Bruce MacDonald HS Race Walker of the Year for 2019 & 2020, Samuel Allen of Kingsway HS, has written a letter to the sport as his Salute to Seniors submission to NJ Milesplit. An All-American and outdoor national champ on

Coach AC Jaime

July 23, 2020 will be remembered for many things, but in the Race Walk community, it will be mostly for the passing of a giant, Coach AC Jaime of the South Texas Walking Club, aka The Turtles. Coach, or AC,

Game Changer

Why would the signing of 1 athlete be considered a game changer within the NAIA for the fortunes of the Race Walk, and potentially turn the sport of Track & Field upside down, in a positive manner? When you’re the