|What is it?
||The governing body for race walking in England, the Isle of
Man, Guernsey and Jersey
|How old is it?
||It was founded
in 1907 as the Southern Counties' Road Walking Association
|How is it run?
||It is a fully democratic body, governed by the elected
Officers and the elected General Committee.
|How does it operate?
||Much of its day-to-day activity is through the three Areas – Midlands, North and South
– the Counties and the Clubs.
are the Officers?
are listed under OFFICERS.
|Does it organise races?
||It organises National Road Championships
for Seniors and
Young Athletes and also stages the Inter-Counties Championship and an
|What about Internationals?
||It is responsible for England teams in International Matches
can I see some races?
||See the Fixture List or ask
Pauline Wilson: Tel.:
01277 220687; Fax.: 01277 212380; E-mail: Pauline.Wilson@btinternet.com
|What of the future?
||It places great emphasis on Development and is working with
the English Schools Athletic Association
on a joint scheme. For Young Athletes there is a year-long Grand Prix
and a representative team of walkers in the Under 13, Under 15 and
Under 17 age groups goes to Dublin each year to compete against the
young Irish walkers for the Nihill Shield and entertains the Irish
walkers to a return match in England.
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