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USA Track & Field - New England Racewalk Grand Prix
Sponsored by the New England Walkers

The next USA Track & Field - New England Racewalk Grand Prix event will be 5,000 meters on the track at the Harry Downes Field in Brookline, Massachusetts on Sunday, May 31, 1998 at 11:00 a.m.

Women will compete first, followed by men. We urge all competitors to be there for both races so they can help with judging, lap-counting and water stations when they are not racing. Restrooms are available and light refreshments will be served.

Directions: To get there from Route 9 eastbound (heading toward Boston), turn right onto High Street by the fire station, left on Highland Road, and right onto Jamaica Road. Park on Jamaica Road.

Or, from Route 1, also called the Jamaica Way, travel east toward Boston, and go past the Arnold Arboretum. Just before Jamaica Pond, look for the rotary and stay to the left. Travel approximately 90 degrees around the rotary and turn right at the first intersection, onto Francis Parkman Drive. With Jamaica Pond on your right, go to the end of Francis Parkman Drive and turn right onto Perkins Street. Stay on Perkins, and turn left at the traffic light onto Chestnut Street. Go about half-way around the rotary and take a right onto Cypress Street. Then, right on High Street, right onto Highland, and right onto Jamaica Road. Park on Jamaica Road.

If traveling by MBTA, take the "D - Riverside" line to Brookline Village, walk across Route 9, toward the fire station, then onto High Street, left on Highland, and right on Jamaica Road. The track is approximately one kilometer from the the MBTA stop.

The entry fee is $5.00. Race day entrys will be accepted. USATF registration is required and will be available on race day or by calling USATF - New England at 617-566-7600.

Need more information? Call Justin at 617-731-9889 or email at

Entry form for USA Track & Field - New England
5,000 meter Grand Prix Racewalk
Brookline, Massachusetts
Sunday, May 31, 1998

Instructions: Complete the entry below and press the Submit button. On race day, you may sign the waiver, pay the $5 entry fee and pick up your bib numbers. USATF Registration is required and will be available on race day.

Full Name
Street Address (include apartment or suite # as necessary)
Zip code
What is your primary e-mail address?
Telephone Number
Age on May 31, 1998
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YY)
USATF Registration

WAIVER I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the New England Walkers, United States Track & Field, The Brookline Raptors Track Club, Brookline Parks & Recreation, the Town of Brookline, and all race sponsors and suppliers and any and all individuals associated with this event, their representatives, successors and assignees and will hold them harmless from any and all injuries suffered in connection with this event. I attest that I am physically fit to compete in this event.

Your signature and payment will be required at the event.


The New England Walkers
39 Oakland Road
Brookline, MA 02146-6700
United States