Washington State Senior Games

Race Walking

Date:
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Times:
8:45 am - 5K
11:30 am - 1500 Meter
Venue:
Tumwater High School
700 Israel Rd SW
Tumwater, WA 98501
Commissioner:
Karen Munro
(360) 791-3639
khmunro@hotmail.com
Events:
  • 1500 Meter
  • 5K
Sport Fee:
$9 per person per event
Registration Rules:
  • No on-site registration is authorized.
  • Competition will be in five year age groups beginning with 50-54.
  • If there is only one person in an age group, that person may compete in exhibition in the next youngest age group.
Format/Rules:
  • All race walking events will be conducted in accordance with USA Track & Field (USATF) rules. For a copy of these rules, contact: 

    USA Track and Field,
    One RCA Dome, Suite 140
    Indianapolis, IN 46225
    317-261-0500
    www.usatf.org

  • Athletes must use proper race walking techniques or risk disqualification.
  • Athletes must not wear clothing that could impede the view of the judge(s). Shorts or pants fitting tightly at the knees are required.
  • Certified race walking judge(s) will be used for both events.
  • The judge(s) shall have the sole authority to judge the race walking events  and their ruling shall be final and without appeal.  Any competitor who receives three warnings (of rule violations) shall be disqualified and so informed.
  • All participants should arrive at least 30 minutes before the events begin to pick up their numbers and hear a review of rules by the primary judge.
NOTE:
The Washington State Senior Games encourages everyone to walk for fitness and enjoyment. However, the technical Race Walking events are for athletes who have received formal Race Walking instruction only. Use of proper form and technique is required and rules will be strictly enforced. If you have any questions, please contact the sport commissioner at the number above.