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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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Leah's mum Joanne and sister Molly will be taking part in a 10km walk in April in aid of the LOROS hospice where Leah volunteered and they have set up an online fund-raising page.
The marathon will be the first of its kind with a newly introduced 10km walk race registered at P50.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 17 (ANI): Priyanka Patel shattered a 14-year-old record in the girls 10km walk at the 5th National Race Walking Championships in New Delhi on Saturday when she crossed the finish line in 49:01:81 seconds.
TAP) - Tunisian athlete Bahaeddine Gatri, who finished in first place in the 10km walk, tied with Ethiopian Wale Yonanis Algaw on Friday morning in Tlemcen (Algeria) at the second day of the Africa U20 Athletics Championships was ranked second in the photo finish, Nejib Bougottaya, secretary-general of the Tunisian Athletics Federation told TAP.
Around here is La Circuit St Antoine - a 10km walk which explores the village and surroundings and offers stunning views of vineyards and mountains.
Walkers started at Roald Dahl Plass and could walk 4km towards the Cardiff Bay Barrage before meandering back or they could continue to Penarth and around the marina for the 10km walk.
The 10km walk was started by Jean Purves from High Heaton in Newcastle, who was the first person in the North East to have regular visits from a Wag friendship dog in her own home.
St Pius serves students on the outskirts of Arusha where the next nearest school is a 10km walk away.
And should you prefer to take things at a more leisurely pace, you can still join in the fun because the event has been divided into three sections: the 10km run, the 10km walk and the 5km ramble.
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.