Monday, August 18, 2008

Stroupe and Casey Win USA 15km Race Walking Championships

Patrick Stroupe of Armstrong, Missouri, and Stephanie Casey of Des Moines, Iowa, walked away with national titles at the USA 15km Race Walking Championships, hosted by Twin Cities Race Walkers (TCRW) on Sunday. The event attracted race walkers from around the country to Minneapolis' Greenway Trail.

Stroupe led the field in covering the 15km course in 1:10:26, including an impressive 5km split of 21:56. Casey (pictured) was the women's champion, clocking 1:17:52.

The TCRW Results Page features highlights of the races, as well as complete results and a link to an extensive photo gallery by Gary Westlund.

Photo by Gary Westlund

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