Race Walk Championship and Sport Clinic


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USATF 2017 5 Km Albany, NY
Corning Preserve/Jennings Landing
Sunday June 4, 2017
8:00 am 5 Km 28:00 slower
9:00 am Elite 5 Km
9:30 HS 3 Km

2017 USA 5km Race Walk Championships

The 2017 USA 5km Race Walk Championships for the men and women's Junior, Open & Masters division will be part of the 39th 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 will be Corning Preserve on Albany’s Riverfront. The Fleet Feet SportWalkers, a USATF Adirondack club will manage the organizational efforts. Come watch the excitement of the race walkers (some of whom average seven minute miles) as they gracefully engage their hips and arms.


Register here!

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

Top six Men & Women receive USATF medals

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: $300 ($150 + $150 if Time Standard met)
  • Third Place: $100 ($50 + $50 if Time Standard met)
  • Fourth Place: $50 ($25 + $25 if Time Standard met)

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

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

Packet Pick-Up

Holiday Inn Express Albany Downtown
Saturday 5 pm - 9 pm

Host Hotel - Holiday Inn Express Albany Downtown


A Discounted rate of $119 for the USA Race Walk at the USA Champs. Athletes & Guests just need to mention USA Champs to get the group rate. Call (518) 434-4111


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
Email: eventinfo@usatfadir.org