Why Racewalk?

America's most experienced racewalking and marathon walking coach and clinician brings you World Class Racewalking. Racewalking doesn't require expensive equipment and nearly anyone can participate, from beginning exercisers to Olympic athletes. Racewalking will give you a much better workout than “regular” walking, and it’s much easier on your body than jogging or running. So why wait—take a look!

What's Here

This is your source for Dave's immensely popular clinic and camp information; Dave's published and unpublished Articles; info on Dave's books; how to hire Dave as your private coach; racewalking and marathon walking training schedules; store with books, stretching tools, Polar products, and apparel; and more!

Racewalking Clinics

Learn the elements of racewalking, improve your form, walk faster with fewer injuries.

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Dave has helped thousands of athletes achieve their goals over the past 30+ years.

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World Class Racing Team

Dave's racewalking team competes throughout the world in open and masters events.

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2021 Clinics

Sign up for a clinic to start feeling better and walking faster while having tons of fun!

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About Dave

Dave McGovern is America's most experienced and productive racewalking coach and clinician.

A 30-year veteran of the US National Racewalk Team with a master's degree in sport science from the United States Sports Academy, Dave has conducted some 20 clinics and camps per year throughout North American as well as Europe, and South and Equatorial Africa, since 1991. Many of Dave's clinic alumni have lost weight, bounced back from heart disease and diabetes, completed marathons, and many have won masters racewalking championships and set age-group world records.

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Thousands of people have benefited from Dave's clinics


Olympic Trials Finals


National Championships Won


Years Coaching


Walkers Taught

Upcoming Clinics

  • 2021 CLINICS
  • TBD! We hope to be up and running WALKING! again soon. As Covid numbers come down we'll start to schedule clinics again--hopefully by summer 2021!
Los Angeles, California World Class Racewalking Clinics July 24-26, 2020
Los Angeles, California

Racewalking Clinic led by Coach Dave McGovern.

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Bayville, New York World Class Racewalking Clinics August 2020
Bayville, New York

Racewalking Clinic led by Coach Dave McGovern.

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