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.
SPEEDY SUNDAYS – Low key, local race walks for all – IAAF and Common Sense Judging
Louis Riel Dome, Ottawa
Jan. 20th 1000m 3:30pm and 3000m 4:15 pm
Feb. 3rd 1000m 3:30pm and 3000m/5000m combined 4:15 pm
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