Athletics(Race Walking)

Athletics(Race Walking)

Sport Overview

Postponement has been decided for the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai.
The new dates are being arranged.
Please note that the followings are the information before the postponement was confirmed.

Race walking is an athletics discipline that involves racing on foot. During the race, at least one foot must always be touching the ground. Referees keep a sharp eye on competitors and issue a red card to anyone who clearly breaks the rules. If it is confirmed that a competitor has received a red card from three or more referees, the competitor is disqualified.

 Sunday, 22nd May 2022

 Rokko Island West side Course <Kobe City, Hyogo>


 Men, Women

 5km, 10km

[Age Categories]
 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+, 90+, 95+, 100+

* Each athlete can enter up to two events (5km and 10km).


Participation of athletes who can follow the Race Walking Rules is highly recommended.

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 18th May 1992)

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[5th April 2021] Updated “1 Organisers” and “3 Competition Dates” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide


Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Athletics Track & Field                    
TAKEBISHI Stadium Kyoto・Sub-Field (Nishikyogoku Athletic Park)
10km Road Race                                
Hikone 10km Road Course (The Starting Line: Hikone View Hotel)
Half Marathon                              
Kishu Kuchikumano Marathon Course
Tanabe Sports Park
Race Walking                                
Rokko Island West side Course

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.


Rokko Island West side Course

Location 8-2 Koyochonaka, Higashinada-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access 9 minutes walking from Marine Park Sta.
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Sport Check-in

[Date and Time]
 Saturday, 21st May 2022, 14:00 – 18:00
 Sunday, 22nd May 2022, 7:30 - 8:30

 Saturday, 21st May Tournament Headquarters (Kobe Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers)
 Sunday, 22nd May Rokko Island Konan University

Nearest Village

Masters Village Hyogo (Duo Kobe “Duo Dome”)

Location 3-2-1 Aioicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Access From JR Kobe Station, exit out of Central Gate, go down to the basement floor using the escalator at the south exit. The square in front of the escalator is “Duo Dome”.
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