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Next eventWorld Athletics Challenge - Race WalkingCiudad de México 20219 Oct 2021

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Report05 Jun 2021

Garcia and Arenas win in La Coruna

Spain's European bronze medallist Diego Garcia and Colombia's world fifth-placer Sandra Lorena Arenas were successful at the Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruna ­– the Spanish leg of this year’s World Athletics Challenge - Race Walking – on Saturday (5) over a flat and fast 1km circuit at sea level.

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Previews03 Jun 2021

Race Walking Challenge gets under way in La Coruna

After last year’s cancellation because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruna ¬– the Spanish leg of this year’s World Athletics Challenge - Race Walking – returns on Saturday (5) to confirm that the event is arguably one of the key 20km competitions of the season.

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Press Release08 Nov 2019

Karlstrom and Qieyang win 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge

Sweden’s Perseus Karlstrom and China’s Qieyang Shenjie have been confirmed as the overall winners in the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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Report22 Oct 2019

Karlstrom and De Sena claim individual titles in Suzhou

Sweden’s Perseus Karlstrom confirmed his favourite status to dominate the men’s race with three straight victories at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition while Brazil’s Erica de Sena rallied to take the women’s individual title at the last leg of this year’s IAAF Race Walking Challenge that concluded in the Chinese city of Suzhou on Tuesday (22).

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Previews18 Oct 2019

Liu leads strong Chinese contingent in Suzhou

Three-time world 20km race walk champion and 50km world record-holder Liu Hong will lead a strong Chinese contingent aiming to win both the individual and team titles at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition, the last leg of this year’s IAAF Race Walking Challenge that will start on Sunday (20).

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Report25 Jun 2019

Australian race walkers strike gold while Kaputin surprises in long jump at Oceanian Championships

An Australian wave was expected to swamp these Oceania Championships. It still may, but Rellie Kaputin showed that it will not swamp everything in its path.

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Report08 Jun 2019

Debutante Morejon sets world U20 best in La Coruña

Ecuador’s Glenda Morejon made a major breakthrough on Saturday (8) by taking a surprise victory at the Gran Premio Cantones de Marcha, the Spanish leg of the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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Previews06 Jun 2019

All-star line-up gathers for 20km battles in la Coruna - IAAF Race Walking Challenge

The Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruña, the Spanish leg of this year’s IAAF Race Walking Challenge, will boast an impressive line-up on Saturday (8) to confirm that the event is arguably one of the key 20km competitions of the season.

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Report19 May 2019

Diniz returns and Vaiciukeviciute surprises at European Race Walking Cup in Alytus

There were three predictable wins at the 13th European Race Walking Cup and a first major triumph for the hosts as the IAAF Race Walking Challenge reached the Lithuanian city of Alytus.

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Previews17 May 2019

Diniz returns to 50km while Italy looks set to dominate other distances in Alytus

The 13th European Race Walking Cup in the Lithuanian city of Alytus on Sunday (19) appears to be a great opportunity for Italian athletes to rack up points in the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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Report12 May 2019

Qieyang and Wang take top honours in Taicang 

World No1 ranked Qieyang Shijie emerged victorious from a deep field to win the women’s 20km title while Wang Kaihua won the men’s 20km event to complete a Chinese double at the 2019 IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in the Chinese city of Taicang on Saturday (11).

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Previews09 May 2019

Former winners Liu and Chen return to Taicang

World record-holder Liu Hong and 2012 Olympic champion Chen Ding will return to the Chinese city of Taicang aiming to retain their 20km titles at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting on Saturday (11).

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