WALKER OF THE WEEK My Walker of the Week this time around is 17 year old Philippa Huse for her 8km walk time of 40:19 in our VRWC races at Middle Park on Saturday. It was yet another PB for Pip and continues her excellent winter season which has included dual wins (1 st in …

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With the 4th Grand Prix on 3/9 over, we can now look forward to the SA Racewalking Champs on October 8th. No doubt, many walkers on hearing the wind whistling at their bedroom windows at 05h00 decided to give this GP a miss, turning over for a couple more hours of snoozing. Turnout could have …

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Interesting feedback from as far as Australia, thanks Denice Smith, and more local, Carl and Stef, on “Walking the Dream” after my comments on our SA Walkers at the Olympics. It must have been quite a ask having to walk 20 and 50km in intense humidity and temperatures peaking at 37 degrees. Indeed not for …

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WALKER OF THE WEEK 15 year old VRWC Rebecca Henderson is my Walker of the Week this time around for her 8km walk of 39:54 on Saturday at Middle Park. It was a big PB and indicated that she is soon to break the 50 minute mark for the more regularly raced 10km distance. Rebecca …

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Two Gold and ten medals in total at the Olympics for SA and one new 400m World Record for Wade Van Niekerk. Unfortunately our Walkers were less successful, despite their guts and determination to hang in there and fight to finish their respective races, unlike almost half of the entrances that decided either not even …

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WALKER OF THE WEEK The Olympics are now done and dusted for another years and our Australian walkers have done superbly, with all 8 finishing heir events and four top-10 performances. The team were ably led by Jared Tallent (2 nd in 50km), Dane Bird-Smith (PB 3rd in 20km), Regan Lamble (9th in 20km) and …

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