Galloway NYC New York Walkers Club

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Mission:To 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 to the
benefits of walking for health.
We are a NOT FOR PROFIT 501(c)(3) 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 programs
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 teams.
Author to "Healthwalk to Fitness
Lon 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.
President: Lon Wilson
USATF Referee--Race Walking, USATF Certified Coach
Phone: (718) 588-0441

Vice President: Lynn Levy

Secretary: Marian Spatz
USATF Race Walk Official

Publisher: Rose Savage Jackman MPH
A.C.E. Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Clinical Instructor, Sports Medicine, S.U.N.Y. Downstate Med. Ct.

USATF Certified Level 1 Coach
Phone: (718) 790-9731

Editor in Chief: Dennis Gawrys
Phone: (212) 217-6266