A female race walker accepts some water during the US 30K Race Walking National Championships in Long Island, NY, in October 2018.

It’s another Listener Request episode! On a blustery October day, Jill went to Long Island, NY to take in the US 30K Race Walking National Championships, where she chatted with several of the judges, including Gary Westerfield and Maryanne Daniel to learn more about this very misunderstood sport and how magical it can be. No, seriously–it’s way cooler than the media makes it out to be every four years.

Plus, we’ve got a big heaping of TOFU of ice!

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