Are you a competitive racewalker, challenged by the complexities of training for a national or an international judged racewalk event?
Are you a relay team member &/or team captain challenged for being prepared for a relay event, i.e. Cascade Lakes or Portland to Coast?
Do you want to fine tune your form, be faster avoiding warnings and DQ’s?
This retreat is for you.
This is your opportunity to gather with ohter passionate walkers, share stories, meet new friends, and learn from three time Olympian Philip Dunn!
Your coaches also include:
Kelly Murphey-Glenn, Masters Age Graded Award recipient;
Judy Heller, USAT&F Oregon Association female masters track athlete for 2011; Pete Stolpe & John Hanan.
• You will receive hands-on coaching
• Five coaches to help guide you this weekend
• Video taping and review
• Learn to maintain form and sprinting ability at the end of a race
• Focus on flexibility and mobility incorporating action drills and streches
• Learn how to become a faster more relaxed walker
• Lunch and snacks included
• David Douglas HS Campus offers a new track, large gymnasium, covered .25 mile walkway
Racewalk Retreat: The focus for performance race-walking, regardless of pace or age, includes technique, pacing, mobility drills, flexibility, setting objectives, training tips & more.
Guest Coach: Philip Dunn 2000, 2004, & 2008 50K Olympian
|Date & Time
Friday May 4: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday May 5: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday May 6: 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
David Douglas High School Campus
1001 SE 135th
Portland, Oregon 97233
We will utilize the new outdoor track associated with their new stadium (3 years old).
Access to large gymnasium
Room with audio visual equipment
Covered walk way ~~.25 mile
May 4 - 6, 2012
Staybridge Suites Portland Airport
Block of rooms reservered for 'Wonders of Walking'
$85 per night for a studio and $93 per night for a one bedroom
This is 14 minutes from retreat venue
Friday night meet up
Register $ 250
Previous Participants SAVE $ 25
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• Increase your walking speed and distance
• Increase your ability to climb hills
• Maintain form and sprinting ability at the end of a race
• For race walkers, learn to maintain legal racewalk form throughout the event
• Maximize results for performance
• Importance of flexibility, mobility and strength for becoming faster
• Decrease your risk of first-time walking injuries