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Come join us! We walk every Saturday by the Lakefront.

We walk for our health.
We walk to compete.
We walk and we talk.

We meet Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on the Lakefront Path opposite the east entrance of the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Our coaches are available to teach you race walking techniques and help you achieve your goals.

Whatever your pace, you will find a home at Chicago Walkers.

Check out our year-round race walking and fitness programs. Our coaches and trainers will introduce you to race walking technique and help you improve your form.

9 a.m. Saturday Fitness Walk

This cornerstone of our training is a great place to get started race walking. We begin at 9 a.m. with instruction for new walkers and warm-up drills. Then we walk at a brisk pace for 45 minutes and end with cool-down stretches and club announcements. Meet us across from the east entrance of the Lincoln Park Zoo on Cannon Dr south of Fullerton.

8 a.m. Saturday Advanced Workout

Join us at 8 a.m. for a faster pace.

For a longer workout, meet us at 8 a.m. and stay for the 9 a.m. workout. Find us across from the east entrance to the Lincoln Park Zoo on Cannon Dr south of Fullerton.

Thursday Evening Speed Training

Meet us in summer months at 6 p.m. on the west side of the Field House at the south end of Lincoln Park to work on speed.

Training Resources

Find race walk technique information at www.racewalk.com.
A training schedule for our annual club race is here.

Did you know?
Race walking has been an Olympic sport for men since 1908 and for women since 1992.

Did you know?
You could live longer if you walk regularly - even if you only walk a little. See Medscaape article here.