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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 then 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                  
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The law is changing and the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which come into force on 25 May 2018 means that WE NEED YOUR PERMISSION to stay in touch with you.

Basically, if you don’t “opt in” to hear from us, you will get left out of receiving emails or our regular newsletters with all the latest news. Staying in touch is the best way to keep in touch with Centurions around the country.

Your privacy matters
To ensure that you are informed about how the Centurions uses your personal data, we have updated the privacy policies on our website and on other social media platforms. Please look over the new policies, which will come into effect on 25 May 2018.

key events ...

  • 31st - 2nd Jun Paris Alsace



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.

training advice
advice from experienced athletes covering training, nutrition and lots more to help anyone wanting to complete a 100 mile race within the 24 hours.  

Social Centurions
Be social Centurions at home and away....   social walks for Centurions, friends and family... see the Social walks page for More Info
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