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The sport of walking for speed, the rules of which require the racer to maintain continual foot contact with the ground and to keep the supporting leg straight at the knee from first contact with the ground until that leg is directly below the upper body.

race′walk′ v.
race′walk′er n.


the activity of racing by walking fast rather than running
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Dawn has spent the past two years raising funds for the charity and recently completed a sponsored 10km walk with her friend Maggie Kavanagh.
MARIE Curie is encouraging people in the North East to take part in a 10km walk around Gibside on September 5 and raise money for people living with a terminal illness.
The first two - the Morpeth Road Race on New Year's Day and a 10km walk at Simonside in February - have already raised almost PS5,000 for Pancreatic Cancer UK and Charlotte, 32, from Stannington is keen for people to get involved in upcoming events or to donate to the cause.
Participants had a choice between a 5km stroll within the grounds of the park or a 10km walk via Acorns Children's Hospice in Selly Oak and the University of Birmingham clock tower, which was lit up orange.
Jennifer would now like to complete a 10km walk in his honour and get her confidence back so she can begin to move on with her life.
He now plans to tackle a 10km walk at Coombe Abbey next month for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
He was our leader on a 10km walk through the mountains to Port de Soller, classed as level two on a range of one-six.
The first Medicash Midnight walk for Jospice saw more than 600 women from across the north west take part in the 10km walk from Aintree along the A59 towards Maghull and back.
On October 16 she will join hundreds of women for the fourth annual Stride For Life 10km walk around the Shugborough Hall estate, to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
The 10km walk was among 56 being held across the country as part of a national fundraising drive.
FORMER Hear'Say star Noel Sullivan will pull on his walking boots and take his dog for a 10km walk this weekend.