Four race walks will take place on Sunday 13 August with starts of:

1. Men and Womens 50km: 0745
2. Women 20km: 12:20
3. Men 20km: 14:20
4. Medal Ceremonies from 16:00

This unique ‘Festival of Race Walks’ will be staged on The Mall, St James Park. The 2km loop between Buckingham Palace and Admiralty Arch provides a historic and iconic backdrop for the athletes and spectators alike.

Tom Bosworth quote: ‘The World Championships race walk has never been staged in such an iconic location. To have the chance to perform on The Mall will be one of the greatest moments in my career.’

Race Walks Victory Ceremonies

Medallists from all races will receive their medals on The Mall at the end of the day. This will take place close to the Start/Finish and be shown on the big screens around The Mall.

Course Map 

Download a printable version of the race walks course here


For the latest travel news and advise relating to Race Walks visit the Transport for London website.