Sunday, August 19, 2007


Nordic Walking Friendly Events

For those who fancy a Nordic Walking challenge the place to be on Sunday October 7th 2007 is Portland, Oregan, USA.

The Portland Marathon is one of the world's longest established mass marathon events and for the 3rd year running The Portland is "Nordic Walking friendly!"

This year's event, once again sposored by 'Fittrek', has been expanded to offer something for all fitness, ages and skill levels of Nordic Walkers!

Events include:

- Marathon Distance (26.2 mile) Nordic Walking Championship

- 5 mile Nordic Walking Championship.

- 10K Mayor's Fun Nordic Walk

There's a workshop being held for 'race directors' who may be considering including Nordic Walking in their running or walking event and a workshop too for would be 'judges'.

So, if you can get to Portland on October 7th 2007, check out the event website:

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