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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

World Anti-Doping Agency 2017 Prohibited List

on October 23, 2016 - 11:18pm

The World Anti-Doping Agency 2017 Prohited List is now available here.

You can find out more about this and visit their website here:

Racewalkers Northwest Annual Meeting at Buffalo Gap November 12

on October 23, 2016 - 10:12pm

Mark your calendar for the club's annual meeting Saturday, November 12th at 9:30AM at the Buffalo Gap.  If you are interested in volunteering to serve in any of the elected or non-elected positions for 2017, please contact us for more information.  

Note, we had planned to have Erin Gray host a clinic on Nutrition before the annual meeting but due to scheduling conflicts this will be scheduled at a later time.  


RWNW Members host Drew Carney of KGW

on August 11, 2016 - 12:14am

Members of Racewalkers Northwest hosted Drew Carney of KGW on Friday, August 12.  This was a tie in with the Rio Games and our local Racewalking NW club.  Carmen showed Drew the basic techniques of racewalking and he gave it a try!

FRIDAY, 8/12 – Racewalkers Northwest – We’re spending the morning on the track with members of Racewalkers Northwest, a USA Track & Field Member Club founded more than 20 years ago to help grow the Olympic sport of racewalking.  I’ll get a lesson in the art of racewalking while we’re there this morning, just in time for today’s Men’s 20km Racewalking Final in Rio.
Location: Tektronix Headquarters
14150 SW Karl Braun Dr – Beaverton