Encourage, improve and promote physical fitness and
good community relations through walking for exercise and competition
and for the dissemination of information to the public with regard
benefits of walking for health.
We are a NOT FOR PROFIT corporation
The club is geared to the needs of it's members. All proceeds from
events and membership fees are used to support and develop the innovative
and classes conducted by the New York Walkers Club. JOIN
US. You'll become fit and meet some really nice people.
Founder: Jake Jacobson
Coach to 7 Olympic racewalkers. and many national champions,champion
Author to "Healthwalk to Fitness Email:
Wilson is a longtime walking coach and former national masters 50K
racewalk champion. A veteran of more than 100 marathons, he switched
from running to walking in 1979. Lon serves as the executive director
of the New York Walkers Club, coaches the Eastside Racewalk Team,
and coaches the racewalk teams of the New York City Public School
Athletic League and the Empire State Games. He leads walking groups
at selected NYRR races.