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!
Our membership year runs from January 1 - December 31, and is a deal at $25! Your membership includes a weekly e-mail newsletter, access to a Members Only web page, and notification of all club events. Members can purchase entry to all 4 club races for an additional 25! Need additional details? Want to join? Click hereto download a membership application (PDF format; Adobe Acrobat required.)
Racewalkers Northwest is a USA Track and Field Member Club - 37-0424.
What's New - December 5, 2013
Join us for the annual Racewalkers Northwest Member Holiday Breakfast - This Weekend! The annual Holiday breakfast is Saturday, December 7 - members received details in the weekly Racewalk Reminders. Check your e-mail and follow the instructions!
Club Walk Dates Updated: January, 2014 dates and locations have been added. Click on the "Walk Race Volunteer" link at left to view dates.
Join Us on Facebook! Racewalkers Northwest is on Facebook - please join us!
2013 Officers (from left): Secretary Anne Whitaker, Treasurer Les Shields, Vice President Jill Bolm, President Rob Frank.
2013 RWNW Officers
President Rob Frank is the head track coach for Banks HS. He qualified for the Olympic Trials in 1976 and has never lost his ability to speed! Vice President Jill Bolmis the creative force behind Racewalkers Northwest's Facebook page.
Treasurer Les Shields and his wife (not pictured) joined the club in 2003 and enjoy staying in shape by attending group walks and racing throughout the year. Secretary Anne Whitaker is also a charter member of RWNW. She began racewalking in 1990, won two gold medals at the Nike World Master Games and raced at the WAVA Championships in Gateshead, England as well as five National Masters Championships. She's a USATF Certified Racewalk Official and keeps members connected with club and worldwide racewalking activities through the weekly RWNW Highlights.