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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
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

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... More Info  

        Read about the exloits of Centurions                 
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...
sounds complicated but it's not.
Race walking is governed by the Race Walking Association (England) and UK Athletics (UKA) and the International Amateur Athletics Association (IAAF).
Any one entering a race should belong to an athletic club and hold a UKA/England Athletics/Welsh Athletics/Scottush Athletics, etc, licence.
Read more about the rules of race walking.
training advice
so what do you need to know about training for a 100 mile race?

Most race walkers "graduate" from the shorter distances and build up to a 100miles/24 hour race. The training advice here comes from experienced athletes covering training, nutrition and lots more to help anyone wanting to complete a 100 mile race within the 24 hours.  More Info
all the news... Keep up to date with results, reports, Committee news...

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Social Centurions
Be social with fellow Centurions at home and away....   social walks for Centurions, friends and family...
key races and events in the next few months
30th June
Jim Sharlott & BMAF 10km, Leicester
17th-20th July
Nijmegen 4 Days Walk
18th-19th Aug
IoM 100 miles/24h Further information + entry details can be found by visiting at http://my6.raceresult.com/7106
25th-26th Aug
Wadelincourt 24 hour [qualifier for the 2019 Paris Alsace]
2nd Sept
National 50km Champs (M&W) NSC Douglas, Isle of Man
? Sept
Church to Church, Guernsey  19 miles
15th-16th Sept
Roubaix: 28 hours plus 24 hour team relay- do get in touch if you want to take part - entries usually open in July
A report from the 2017 race can be found in the results
7th-8th Oct
2018 NZ Centurions 24H Qualifier
11th-14th Oct
Marbella 4 Days Walk

  • Check out the full calendar of events and join in!   
  • Results and reports More Info

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