What is a Centurion?
“A Centurion is one who, as an amateur, has walked in competition in Great Britain 100 miles within 24 hours.”
This definition describes the members of a very special Brotherhood that was founded in 1911
Centurions are the most remarkable people.
And the achievements of Centurion walkers are truly legend!
We have Olympians, Commonwealth Games Champions and athletes, world record holders, national and age category record holders amongst us. More Info
How the Brotherhood of Centurions started...
Between 1902 and the Centurions foundation in 1911 walking as an athletic sport had become established and some 50 people had qualified in six events by the above definition.
Social Centurions at home and away....
The Committee organises social walks for Centurions, friends and family... see the Social walks page for the latest news of 2017 walks plus reports of past walks
what is race walking?
Race Walking is a progression of steps so taken that the walker makes contact with the ground, so that no visible (to the human eye) loss of contact occurs.
The advancing leg shall be straightened (i.e. not bent at the knee) from the moment of first contact with the ground until the vertical upright position.
There is plenty of advice from experienced athletes covering training, nutrition and lots more to help anyone wanting to complete a 100 mile race within the 24 hour time limit.
Check out the calendar of races
All the news...
Keep up to date with race results and reports as well as Committee news
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