One of Canada’s best masters race walkers, Johanna Flipsen of Alberta, has been selected as the Canadian Masters Athlete of the Month for July. She set the W65 1500m race walk record at the Edmonton Columbians Track Classic in Edmonton on July 3 with a time of 8:26.57. The age-grading of this performance is 86.6%.
On July 10, she set the 3000m record en route in a 5000m race walk at the Foote Field Open, also in Edmonton, with a time of 18:02.06. She then improved her 3000m record in the CALTHF Open in Calgary on July 23 with a time of 17:47.42.