By definition, the standard distance for centurion walking is 100 miles. However, since it can take a few years of training before a person is capable of walking 100 miles, Centurion organisations recognise other distances together with events of a fixed time as important.
Half-marathon (21.098 kilometres)
One of the most commonly walked distances.
The Australian Centurions awards a bronze medal for walking forty kilometres in six hours in one of their official races.
Marathon (42.195 kilometres)
A challenging goal for the able walker who does not racewalk is to walk fifty kilometres in six hours.
This is the longest racewalking distance in the Olympics.
Fifty miles and eighty kilometres
The Australian Centurions awards a silver medal for walking eighty kilometres in twelve hours in one of their official races.
A challenging goal for the fitter walker is ninety kilometres in twelve hours.
One hundred kilometres
The New Zealand Centurions recognises the achievement of walking one hundred kilometres in 14 hours 30 minutes.
One hundred seventy kilometres (women)
Two hundred kilometres (men)
World class Centurions can walk two hundred kilometres in twenty-four hours.
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Last modified: October 28, 2007.