On Saturday, August 13th, Parkside AC will be hosting the USA Track & Field One Hour Racewalk Championship. The event will also feature the USATF Wisconsin One Mile Track Championship, a Pole Vault, and an Elite 5000m race (qualifying times apply).
The event will be held at South Milwaukee High School, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
This is your opportunity to be a US National Champion and Wisconsin state champion! Awards will be given in youth (2-year age groups), open (19-29), and Masters (5-year age groups) for the racewalk and mile.
For a limited time, entry is only $5! Ever before the price increases to $20. Your entry includes a great goodie bag! I have secured donations for the goodie bag and for prizes from the following companies: RXBAR, Transfer Pizzeria Cafe, Educators Credit Union, Evolution MKE, Seven Sundays, Wild Workouts and Wellness, GoMacro Macrobars, whoeme, Simple Squares, Mamma Chia, Zevia, Deep River Snacks,Performance Running Outfitters, Zhenzee, Alpha Baking Co., Thorlos, and Raw Revolution.
Schedule of events:
5:00pm – Pole Vault (warm-up at 4:00)
5:30pm – Open One Mile Racewalk (unjudged)
6:00pm – USATF Wisconsin Women’s Mile Championship (two heats)
6:30pm – USATF Wisconsin Men’s Mile Championship (two heats)
7:00pm – USATF Men’s One Hour Racewalk Championship
8:05pm – Coed Elite 5000m
8:30pm – USATF Women’s One Hour Racewalk Championship
Entry into the One Hour Walk — https://www.usatf.org/Products—Services/Event-Registration-Form.aspx?e=108266
Entry into the Pole Vault, One Mile, and Elite 5000m —https://www.usatf.org/Products—Services/Event-Registration-Form.aspx?e=106393
Judges and volunteers are still needed, so let me know if you are interested in helping. See you all in August!
Matt De Witt
Parkside Athletic Club – Coach & Race Director