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Power Walk - (OPEN EVENT NO QUALIFICATION NEEDED)

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DATES

1500M - June 15, 2019 (AM)

5K* - June 17, 2019 (AM)

* There will be a break in time between the 5K Race Walk & 5K Power Walk



LOCATION

1500M - UNM Track & Field and Soccer Complex - 1800 Avenida Cesar Chavez SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

5K - Balloon Fiesta Park - 9401 Balloon Museum Drive, Albuquerque, NM  87113

 



EVENTS

1500M track, 5K road course (Certified)

OPEN EVENT - (No Qualification Needed)



MISC INFORMATION

2019 Participant List: Please Click Here

Parking Information: (All Venues) FREE

Practice Information: TBD

Informative Training Videos can be found on the Power Walking website:

http://www.uspwa.org

Road Surface: 1500M – UNM Track (Versaturf suface)

                                5K – Balloon Fiesta Park (Asphalt surface)

 



ENTRY REGULATIONS

  1. Athletes may compete in both the 1500M and 5K
  2. Anyone can register for the event regardless if a state qualifier was offered or not.  It can be counted as a third sport ONLY for the 2019 National Senior Games.

 



Power Walk

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Track & Field, 1500M Race Walk, 1500M Power Walk

The stadium is a 5,000-seat facility and the 400-meter Versaturf construction track is composed of eight racing lanes and includes a steeplechase water-jump. To bolster performances, sprints can be run in either direction to mitigate the effects of unfavorable weather. The two jumps runways, two pole vault runways and a high jump apron are also of Versaturf construction. The world class training environment and facilities at UNM provide an opportunity for exceptional running and field event performances. 

 

BALLOON FIESTA PARK
Archery, 5K Road Race, 5K Race Walk, 5K Power Walk

The Launch Field at Balloon Fiesta Park offers a large space perfect for sporting events. The Launch Field is home to numerous runs, sporting events, flying events and festivals. The 47-acre Launch Field has space for over 20 game fields.

 

 


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