INWA Events include:
- World Championships
- European Championships
- Racing competitions
- World Cup competitions
- Special events such as the 100m Hill Climb competitions held in Japan.
- Participation in other races where Nordic Walkers join runners and general walkers over distances ranging from marathons to 5 km.
Find relative and actual information on our Calendar Page
INWA COMPETITION EVENTS ARE JUDGED BY INWA EDUCATED RACE OFFICIALS.
INWA has 2 levels of Race officials;
- National Nordic Walking Referee, who needs a pre education as National Trainer or Instructor
- Nordic Walking Referee, it can be an enthusiastic Nordic Walker, an referee qualified in another sport or a volunteer without any knowledge of Nordic Walking
The National Nordic Walking Referee is the primarily responsible person during the World Cup event and controls the track, takes end decisions, and directs the team of Nordic Walking Referees. In an INWA World Cup or INWA event, there are always at least 1 National Nordic Walking Referee and 5 Nordic Walking Referees. You can make use of the persons in INWA Race Official Register or ask for education in your member country. For more information send a mail to INWA Office.
INWA offers the Race Official courses annually in a reasonable place and time. The course schedule and booking process will be available on the INWA website and INWA’s Facebook site and through the INWA Newsletter.
The course is delivered by an INWA International Trainer. If you require as Race Official training to be conducted in your own country, please contact INWA office.
Next coming competition events :
Estonian Nordic Walking Championships 2023 – August 13th – Elasmusmaratonid
Estonian NW Championships 2023 — Elamusmaratonid
INWA EUROPEAN NORDIC WAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN JEDLINSK – POLAND
1-3 SEPTEMBER 2023
INWA Nordic Walking World Cup in Nagano – Japan – September 24th 2023