2022 World Athletics Championships Oregon Race Walk Loop

2022 World Athletics Championships Oregon Race Walk Loop

2022 World Athletics Championships Oregon Race Walk Loop – The Women’s and Men’s 20km and 35km Race Walks will take place on a 1km looped course starting and finishing on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in front of Autzen Stadium.

Below is the World Athletics Championships race walk loop

Food and beverages will be available for purchase in the Fan Zone on the north side of the course. The Fan Zone will operate during all three Race Walk days.

Women’s 20 Kilometers Race Walk – 1:10 p.m. PDT, 15 July

Men’s 20 Kilometers Race Walk – 3:10 p.m. PDT, 15 July

Women’s 35 Kilometers Race Walk – 6:15 a.m. PDT, 22 July

Men’s 35 Kilometers Race Walk – 6:15 a.m. PDT, 24 July

The entire competition schedule can be viewed here.

ASICS Uplift Oregon 5K

In partnership with ASICS, WCH Oregon22 announced the ASICS Uplift Oregon 5K, a mass participation race set to take place during the World Athletics Championships.

The ASICS Uplift Oregon 5K will take place on Sunday, July 17 during the men’s marathon competition. An anticipated 2,000 runners will have the chance to race in the footsteps of the WCH Oregon22 competitors, running a 5K section of the same course on the same morning as the world’s finest marathoners. ASICS will also play host to a two-day fan festival just steps from the finish featuring prime viewing, food vendors, athlete appearances and more. The men’s and women’s marathons will start and finish outside of Autzen Stadium on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Registration is now live and interested runners can register for the ASICS Uplift Oregon 5K here. The entry fee for the race will be $50 and each runner will receive an ASICS Uplift Oregon 5K race T-shirt and bib. Participating runners are encouraged to use ASICS curated 5K training plans and guided workouts led by ASICS elite athletes. Training plans and guided workouts can be found here.

Once runners complete the race, they will be ushered into the ASICS Uplift Oregon 5K Fan Festival, which will be located adjacent to the finish line. The fan festival is set to feature a big screen viewing experience, interactive recovery stations, post-race food and beverage options, social and shareable moments and much more. The fan festival will be open to the public during both the men’s and women’s marathons and fans are encouraged to take advantage of this one-of-a-kind experience for witnessing those Championships races. read more

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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