Race Walk Championship and Sport Clinic


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Come watch the USA 5km Race Walk Championships (Date TBD) at Corning Preserve in Albany, NY.

2016 USA 5km Race Walk Championships

The 2016 USA 5km Race Walk Championships for the men and women's Open division will be part of the 37th annual Freihofer's Run for Women. The Adirondack Association of USATF will host the national showcase which will feature America's best Race Walkers.

The venue this year will be Corning Preserve. The Fleet Feet SportWalkers, a USATF club will manage the organizational efforts. Come watch the excitement of the race walkers (some of whom manage seven minute miles) as they gracefully engage their hips and arms.


Click here for online registration.

National Race Walk Course

1km Certified Loop, Corning Preserve
Surface: asphalt
Split Times / Water stations every 1km
Judging: IAAF, Master, National, Association level certified judges


USA Open 5km Men & Women

Note: National times for matching awards are 22:00 for men and 25:00 for women.

  • First Place: $500 ($250 + $250 if Time Standard met)
  • Second Place: $400 ($200 + $200 if Time Standard met)
  • Third Place: $300 ($150 + $150 if Time Standard met)
  • Fourth Place: $200 ($100 + $100 if Time Standard met)
  • Fifth Place: $100 ($50 + $50 if Time Standard met)

USA Junior 5km Men & Women
Top three men and women receive USATF Medals

Masters Division
Top three men and women per USATF five-year age categories (30+)

SportWalk Clinic

Friday, 6 p.m. at the Health & Fitness Expo

The unique style and techniques of race walking will be demonstrated through a "See it, Feel it, Experience it" free clinic. Learning proper movements to enhance fitness efficiency will be the objective. Weekly SportWalking clinics are conducted at Fleet Feet Sports each Monday at 6:00 p.m. Try the 3k sport walk as part of the Freihofer's Community Walk begining at 11:00 a.m. on Washington Ave.  Register here and choose USATF Adirondack Race Walking as your organization.

Packet Pick-Up

The CapitalCare/CDPHP Health & Fitness Expo
Empire State Plaza Concourse, Albany, NY
Friday June 3, Noon - 7:00 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Host Hotel - 74 State Hotel


74 State has a rate of $99 for the USA Race Walkers at the Freihofer's Run for Women. Guests just need to mention Freihofer's Run to get the group rate. Call (518) 434-7410.

Albany Area Information

Albany International Airport (ALB)

Albany Downtown area guide/web site

Albany, NY

For More Information:

USATF Association Club
Fleet Feet SportWalkers

USA 5km Race Director:
Don Lawrence
USATF Adir. Race Walk Chair
Phone: 518-577-1333
Email: walk2agoal@gmail.com

Contact Information
USATF Adirondack
P.O. Box 1200
Troy NY 12181
Phone: 518-273-5552
Email: eventinfo@usatfadir.org

2014 Results & Awards

2014 5km Race Walk Championship Results (PDF)

2013 Results & Awards

5km Race Walk Championship Overall Results (PDF)
5km Race Walk Championship Age-Group Results (PDF)
5km Race Walk Championship Gender Results (PDF)