Chair: Maryann Harvey
Vice Chair: Jim McGrath
Consultant: Gary Westerfield
New Race Walk Judging Paddles Order Form
Long Island has an active program which has produced some of the country's finest race walkers, including many Olympians, dating back to the 1960s. Walk-USA/Oiselle's Maria Michta-Coffey, who competed in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, holds six American records.
Dave McGovern and Gary Westerfield are world-renowned coaches and authors. The professionally designed course at the Dennison Building office complex in Hauppauge is the site of national and international championships.
Walk-USA hosts group workouts once a week, year-round, at the rear of the Dennison Building at 6:00 PM. Contact Gary Westerfield for details.
Weather and daylight permitting, World Class Racewalking conducts free workouts (and instruction for beginners) at Friends Academy in Locust Valley, once a week at 6:00 PM. Contact Dave McGovern for details.
Long Island Walking Clubs
Upcoming Race Walking Events Events
Racewalking! Fun? by Dr. Tom Estler, is a Race Walk teaching guide for youth athletes.
Amazon page for the Racewalking! Fun?
On-line .pdf version Racewalking! Fun?, from racewalk.com