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Welcome to Racewalkers Northwest

Racewalkers Northwest was founded in 1993 by John Hanan II. We are dedicated to physical fitness through safe, systematic training and mental fitness through competition. Our club members represent all ages and racewalking abilities. Check us out - join us for one of our weekly club walks. We welcome new members!  Want to join? Lean more about our membership here

Our membership year runs from January 1 - December 31. Besides discounts to our club races, your membership dollars allow us to host USATF races, offer group walks and education events, as well as to provide outreach opportunities to grow our sport. 

Racewalkers Northwest is recognized as a nonprofit organization by the IRS.
IRS Code: Section 501(c)(3)
Tax Identification Number: 93-1127255

Portland to Coast 2015

on August 24, 2015 - 12:00am

Attention walkers.  Maybe you've heard of us or maybe you've seen us on Portland to Coast.  We are a racewalking club based in Portland, OR. We are always looking for new members and would love to have you join us.  We have weekly club walks were you can just show up and walk with others who can walk at your pace.  Maybe your looking for a little different workout or maybe you are wanting to move to the next level.  Joining is easy.  Just come to a club walk and check us out or use the Contact form on this site to ask any questions you have.  We have an event planned for September 13 that we think you'll find very educational and hopefully you'll feel the excitement of racewalking.  Check out our First Annual Racewalk Festival on this site for more information.

Racewalkers Northwest Presents the First Annual Racewalk Festival - 20k & 5k USATF, 3k Developmental

on August 11, 2015 - 7:52am

Racewalkers Northwest is excited to be hosting the 1st annual Racewalk Festival at the Bardeen Road course in Beaverton, OR on September 13.  Please see the schedule and race form for details on how to sign up and more information about the various events planned.  This its an event for everyone,  We are encouraging Portland to Coast participants and teams to come out to this event and learn more about race walking and our club. We have a 3k developmental race planned and Coach Carmen, President of Racewalkers Northwest, will be on hand to go over proper racewalk technique and walk you through a pre-race warm up.  This should be a great time for everyone with lots of other activities planned as well.

Schedule and race form

KOR Physical Therapy - Members Only Event

on June 9, 2015 - 10:00pm

Need some help getting strong for this summer's race season? KOR Physical Therapy is offering a free workshop to club members on Tuesday, June 16th at 6 p.m. Join Ashley and Carmen at KOR's amazing Hillsboro Facility for a one-on-one evaluation with a physical therapist to assess your structural alignment. You'll also get a chance to ask questions about any pain issues you might have. After that, Performance Director, Phil Tognetti will put us through a dynamic warm up. So don't miss out! Get a jump start on your race season. Space is limited and an RSVP is required, so Contact Us if you are interested!