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Welcome to the official British Centurions website

For over 100 years the Brotherhood of Centurions have been walking
100 miles in 24 hours

Wishing Centurions everywhere
a very happy Christmas
and a successful 2018
What is a Centurion?

"A Centurion is one who, as an amateur, has walked 100 miles within 24 hours in a competition in Great Britain

This definition describes the members of a very special
Brotherhood that was founded in 1911
1911 saw the foundation of the Centurions when walking as an athletic sport had become established.
Read how the Brotherhood of Centurions started... and where we are now... (we have moved on...!)                                                                  

Social Centurions
Social Centurions at home and away....  the Committee (and friends) organise social walks for Centurions, friends and family...
see the Social walks page for the latest on 2017 walks.

what is race walking?

Race walking is a "technical sport".  The official definition is... "Race Walking is a progression of steps so taken that the walker makes contact with the ground... sounds complicated but read more about the rules of race walking
advice from experienced athletes covering training, nutrition and lots more to help anyone wanting to complete a 100 mile race within the 24 hours.  

key events ...
Please note that the RWA AGM scheduled for Sunday 10th December has been postponed until January 2018
  • 27th Centurions AGM - Leeds. Details
    • 24th-25th Bourges (FRA) 24hours

    • 11th British Masters Indoor - Lee Valley
    • 17th-18th Chateau Thierry (FRA) 24 hours
    • 19th-24th European Masters - Madrid
    Check out the full calendar of events and join in!   

    Results and reports More Info       

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