Bytown Walkers train year round on the streets and along the pathways of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s national capital region. We walk! It is our activity of choice. Walking is a sport in its own right, not a means of preparation for other sports or general cross-training.
As a club, we practice the Race Walking technique – the fastest and most efficient method of walking yet devised. While not everyone will aspire to meet the rules of judged competition, everyone will walk better by moving in easily learned ways towards the technique described in those rules.
Bytown walking programs are geared to 3 streams of walkers:
- Fitness Walking
- Competitive Walking
- Race Walking
You can transform your normal walking into a technique that maximizes fitness benefits for your muscles and your endurance. If you choose, we can refine your technique so that you can walk competitively, either in community road races, or in specialized race walking events.
** For information about dropping-in & learning to race walk please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org **
Bytown invites you to join us for a Virtual One Hour Race Walk on April 11th, 2021. Walk as far as you can in one hour and send us your result. See entry form below for more information.
One Hour 2021 Entry Form >>One Hour Rules & Entry
RESULTS 2020 Virtual One Hour Race Walk >>Virtual One Hour 2020 Results final