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racewalking

(rās′wô′kĭng)
n.
The sport of walking for speed, the rules of which require the racer to maintain continual foot contact with the ground and to keep the supporting leg straight at the knee from first contact with the ground until that leg is directly below the upper body.

race′walk′ v.
race′walk′er n.
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An avid runner for years, at age 55 she decided to try race-walking instead.
The attitude is different in most other countries and hopefully one day more Scots will take an interest in race-walking.
But have to admit I was a bit of a plodder in most track events until I came across race-walking.
I can't remember what I did wrong but the race-walking rules must be adhered to right down to the tiniest detail.
Despite being disqualified I was bitten by the race-walking bug and from then on I dreamed of competing at international level.
Though it seems a lot to do for a woman who is the sole representative for the District of Columbia in the 435-member House, Norton says race-walking keeps her energized enough to handle her schedule.
Race-walking is a civil way to get your exercise in.
See if you can run faster than Eric's 1500 meter race-walking time of 7 minutes and 48 seconds.
Fierro also will defend her women's race-walking title, which she won in 1999 and 2000.
Glen Blythman recorded the first individual victory of his career when winning the inaugural North-east Counties 5k race-walking track championship.
Herazo, who's vying for a spot on the Olympic race-walking team, carried the torch around Hoover Dam.