Click here for complete results from the 2008 USA National One Hour Race Walk Championship.Hosted by USATF New England and the New England Walkers
617-566-7600 (Days 9-6)
USATF-NE RW Chair
|10:00 a.m.||Women's One Hour Race - all age groups walk together|
|11:15 a.m.||Men's One Hour Race - all age groups walk together|
|12:30 p.m.||Awards and Refreshments|
Championship entry fee is $20 if received by Thursday, October 19. Late and Race Day registration is $30. Please check in at the registration table at least 30 minutes before your race begins.
All competitors are required to be a 2008 USATF member prior to the start of their race. If you need a membership application, contact USATF – New England at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also include the completed application and payment with your race entry form.
All championship entrants will receive a commemorative race item
Water will be provided during each race.
Volunteer lap counters will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own and/or to volunteer for the race you are not entered in. Click here to print a blank lap sheet.
There will be toilet facilities, but no showers or locker rooms at the race site.
- USA Championship medals will be awarded to the top 3 female and male finishers in each division
(Junior, Open, Masters), and top 3 teams in each division.
- Cash awards to top 3 overall eligible championship athletes, male and female - $100 / $50 / $25.
- Prize of $75 to winning overall men's and women's teams
- Lots of raffle prizes
This event would not be possible without the help of volunteers. Please contact either race co-directors if you can volunteer to help with registration, food, water table, lap scoring, officiating, or post-race festivities.
(Directions are by auto to the main campus. Follow signs to the
Lower Campus Athletic Fields.)
Click here to view Google Map directions.
|Directions to Bentley from points north||Take Route 95/128 south to Trapelo Road, Exit 28.
Turn left at the top of the exit ramp.
Follow Trapelo Road 2.6 miles toward Belmont.
Turn right onto Forest Street.
One mile on the left is the Bentley College entrance.
|Directions to Bentley from points south:||Take Route 95/128 north to Exit 27A, Totten Pond Road.
At the end of the ramp turn right and follow Totten Pond Road for 1.2 miles to the end.
Take a right onto Lexington Street and go .2 miles.
Take a left on Beaver Street and travel 1.5 miles. (Go around the rotary and continue on.)
Bentley College and the entrance to the upper campus will be on your left.
|Directions to Bentley from points east/Boston:||Follow Storrow Drive west or Memorial Drive west to the end and follow
signs toward Arlington.
Bear left at the sign that reads “To 16S Watertown/Waltham.”
Follow for .6 mile and turn right onto Belmont Street after passing the Star Market on the right.
Continue on Belmont Street until it intersects with Trapelo Road.
Bear right onto Trapelo Road and continue for 1.7 miles.
Take a left at the light and follow the sign that reads “60 Waltham to Rte. 20.”
This is Waverley Oaks Road (Route 60).
At the next traffic light, turn right onto Beaver Street.
Continue on Beaver Street, which intersects the Bentley College campus.
Turn right onto College Drive just before the overhead pedestrian bridge.
|Directions to Bentley from points west:||Take Exit 14 off the Massachusetts Turnpike and follow signs to Route
Take Route 95/128 north to Trapelo Road, Exit 28A.
Turn right at the end of the exit ramp.
Follow 2.6 miles toward Belmont.
Turn right onto Forest Street.
Approximately one mile on the left is the Bentley College main campus entrance.
|Flying in||Waltham is approximately 15 miles west of Boston's Logan Airport. Public transportation can get you to within a mile of campus. The "T" Bus 70 runs from Central Square Cambridge to Waltham, and 1/2 mile of the track. Commuter rail stop from Boston's North Station is 1 mile from track. Contact directors for specifics.
We recommended hotel any of these hotels in the Waltham area, starting with
Doubletree Guest Suites
Address: 550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02452
PH: (781) 890-6767
FX: (781) 890-9097
The Westin Hotel
Address: 70 Third Avenue, Waltham, MA 02452
PH: (781) 290-5600
FX: (781) 890-5959
Home Suites Inn
Address: 455 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02452
PH: (781) 890-3000
FX: (781) 890-0233
Athletes flying in may wish to stay in Boston or Cambridge; hotels in those cities can be recommended.
On-line entry is available through the USATF National Office secure site. Go to www.usatf.org
A paper entry form can be printed and mailed in. Click here to get to the printable form.
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