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Welcome to the Centurions

the ultra distance race walking site

What is a Centurion?
"A Centurion is an amateur athlete, who has walked 100 miles within 24 hours in a judged competition in Great Britain”

What is race walking?
Race walking is a "technical" sport - the official definition of race walking is...: "Race Walking is a progression of steps so taken that the walker makes contact with the ground...”

training advice
So, what do you need to know about training for a 100 mile race?
Most race walkers "graduate" from shorter distances and build up to100miles/24 hour races.
The training advice comes from experienced athletes covering training, nutrition and lots more help for anyone wanting to complete a 100 mile race within the 24 hours.
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forthcoming events....

  • Entries now open for the 2019 Centurion qualifying race
 100 miles in 24 hours: Castletown, Isle of Man 17-18 August > details
  • 23-24 February Bourges 24 hours
  • 15-16 March Chateau Thierry 24 hours
  • 30 March Social Walk in Cambridge > details
  • 8-9 June Continental Centurions, Weert
  • full calendar of fixture & events - do join in!   

keep up to date with results, reports, and everything else...

Bury St Edmunds 100 miles 2017
Redcar 100 miles 2016
Douglas 100 miles 2018
Castle Rushen, Castletown, Isle of Man
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