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Masters Race Walking

Masters Race Walking

Masters Race Walking in the USA is governed by USA Masters Track and Field.  The goal is to provide venues and opportunities for Masters Race Walkers to continue to improve and compete.  To that end the Masters Race Walking Sub-Committee of USA Masters Track and Field has been established.  The members are:

Ray Funkhouser, Chair -  rfunkhouser@pbigordon.com
Darlene Backlund - backlund1@msn.com
Jo Burrows - jburrows@zebra.net
Ron Daniel - rondaniel@sbcglobal.net
Rod Larsen - larsenrod@aol.com
Dave Talcott - dwtalcott@juno.com
Marie VerMeer - orrwofficials@yahoo.com
Gary Westerfield - garywesterfield@verizon.net

The committee oversees Masters Race Walking competitions and establishes the events to be competed in for the USA Masters Race Walking Grand Prix – Event Results.  Rules may be found here. Please note that Race Walking Age Graded Tables are used for scoring of the Masters Grand Prix events.

Up to date Grand Prix standings - Click Here

The committee selects a Outstanding Male and Female Masters Race Walker of the Year (Masters Race Walker of the Year Award) as well as Age Group Walkers of the Year (Masters Race Walker of the Year Age Group Awards).

Guidelines for these awards

Recent results:
USA Masters Indoor 5,000 meter Championships - Results

USA Track and Field has the official records for Masters.  The USATF Masters Race Walk Records coordinator is Dave Talcott (dwtalcott@juno.com  607-223-4361, 566 McLean Road, Owego, NY  13827).  He may be contacted with any Masters RW Questions and applications for records should be submitted to him.  The current records are:


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