2011 Carnival Results
Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 April 2011
Racewalking Australia 100 Km Championships for Men and Women
The fifth Racewalking Australia 100 km Walking Championships were held as part of the Coburg 24 Hour Carnival in Melbourne on 16-17 April 2011. Our Australian Champions for this year are Mark Wall and Michelle Thompson. Results were as follows
Australian 100 Km Walk Championships
Martijn van den Boogard
45th Lake Burley Griffin Race Walking Carnival, 12 June 2011, Canberra
The annual Lake Burley Griffin Carnival is held each June in Canberra, the capital of Australia. This is the main event for Racewalking Australia and has a strong team emphasis. There are Racewalking Australia championship events for age groups from Under 10 through to Masters.
This year saw ovcr 300 walkers compete over a variety of distances from 1km right through to 20 Miles, with many of the entrants racing in second, or in some cases even third events. After a milder morning than usual, we were treated to a sunny day with a temperature approaching 15 degrees, exceptional for Canberra in mid winter. The full results follows
Racewalking Australia State Challenge
The eighth staging of this event saw all 9 of our racewalking clubs participate with final results as follows
The full result set: AFORWC
Challenge 16-31st July 2011.xls
Racewalking Australia Carnival
Weston Park, Canberra, A..C.T.
We were back in Canberra again in August for our second main interstate carnival, held in conjunction with the Australian Road Walk Championships. Altohugh the numbers (approx 150 walkers) ws down slightly on last year, the racing was it's usual high standard.
RWV won the Brennan Shield ahead of NSWRWC (full results soon).Carnival Results: 2011 RWA Carnival Canberra.pdf
Sunday 11 September 2011
Racewalking Australia Women's 50km Championship
Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria
This year, VRWC hosted a Racewalking Australia Women's 50km Championship in conjunction with its annual Victorian Open 50km championship. We were very pleased to see two finishers, with Michelle Thompson recording the fastest ever 50km racewalk by an Australian woman.