Tag Archives: Julian Hopkins

RACE WALKING BY JULIAN HOPKINS 1976

Back at the end of 2021, Tim Erickson posted the following thoughts in the Victorian Race Walking Club Newsletter about the three books on Race Walking published by the governing bodies in the UK since the Second World War. I … Continue reading

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Remembering Vladimir Golubnichy, a true legend

The legendary Vladimir Golubnichy died on Monday, August 16 at the age of 85. There’s an outstanding tribute to his memory by Tim Erickson on the latest Victoria RWC Newsletter. It begins: Born on 2nd June 1936, Golubnichiy medalled at … Continue reading

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Remembering Ron’s Record : A Walk down Memory Lane

When Fred Pearce suggested holding a 2 Hour track walk to commemorate Ron Wallwork’s UK and Commonwealth record set in 1971 there were a few raised eyebrows. ¬†Why forty five years on, couldn’t we wait till fifty? Never mind that … Continue reading

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