race walking


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race walking

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 when that leg is directly below the body.
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The success of MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2013 was made possible by the generous support from partner organisations and sponsors Citizen Watches (HK) Limited, Marathon Sports, Bonaqua and Aquarius, Mugwort Body Wash, Lion Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited, Herbalgy Pharmaceutical Ltd.
She added: "I feel the decision has set back race walking in this country in a big way.
When you've gotten into the groove of race walking, it's hard to break out of that.
If running is taking its toll on your body and you'd like an alternative that can keep you racing, give race walking a try.
No doubt about it, the race walking gait is unique.
He was ably supported by Mark Byrne, Wears and his daughter Angela-Maria in beating the second placed team, Yorkshire Race Walking Club by a large margin.
The race is a favourite for the Leeds-based athlete since taking up race walking eight years ago.
I'm sure there will be many decent club runners who will be amazed when they see me alongside them race walking.
I originally decided to switch to race walking because I had so many stress fractures over the years.
Jackson dominates race walking in the UK, she won last month's Aviva UK Championship by nearly three minutes and her time would also have secured her bronze in the men's race.
COVENTRY GODIVA'S Mark O'Kane made his debut in a Great Britain vest when he took part in the European Cup of Race Walking in Metz, France.
The University of Maine freshman has just completed a highly successful campaign of race walking at the national and international levels.