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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

May 3rd USATF Oregon Association 20K Championship, 5K & 10K Non-Championship, and 3K Developmental Race Walk

on April 20, 2015 - 8:56pm

Racewalkers Northwest is hosting the USATF Oregon Association 20K Championship on May 3.  In addition there will be a 5K & 10K Non-Championsip race and a 3K Developmental race perfect for new race walkers learning about our sport. For more information, see our Race Events page or our Grand Prix page listing all our club races.  The race begins at 9:00AM.  

USATF Oregon 20K Championship is taking place on a new, certified course located on the Tektronix, Inc. campus in Beaverton, Oregon. Tektronix is one of Oregon's oldest technology companies. 

Entry Form

April 19 - 2015 USATF Oregon Association 10K, 5K, and 1500M Race Walk

on March 15, 2015 - 7:26pm

2015 USATF Oregon Association 10K Race Walk Championship, 5K Non-Championship Race Walk, and 1500M Developmental Race Walk

Sunday, April 19, 2015 – 10:00 AM 
Banks High School Track
Banks, OR

For more information, please see the USATF Oregon Race Walking site for information and the entry form.

USA Track and Field Oregon Race Walking - Entry Form

Racewalkers Northwest at 2014 U.S. National Championships

on January 18, 2015 - 3:24pm

Racewalkers Northwest had two athletes competing for the 50K Race Walk National Championship and one in the 20K Race Walk Association Championship. 

Congratulations Katie Grimes on setting 3 new American Records for Race Walkers 50-54

You can find more information about the 50k Championships in Santee on the site here.  You'll find some great photos of Katie and Carmen in the second half of the album. You'll also see Ashley assisting Katie at the finish line.

Events for 2015

on January 18, 2015 - 11:17am

Spring is just around the corner and we're getting ready for a great training and racing season in 2015! Come walk or race with us.

Looking for an indoor race? We're working on a 3k race at the University of Portland indoor track in late January or early February. Expect a start time around 6 p.m. If your'e interested in joining us, contact us or comment on our Facebook page for final details.