Katie Burnett

Harrier Track Club
Issaquah, WA William Penn University Mountlake Terrace, WA

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On the road to achieving your dreams it’s not about how many times you get knocked down, but about how many times you get back up. Thank you to my family, friends, and fans that lift me up and follow me as I chase more crazy dreams.


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Katie Burnett 2nd Place Women's 20,000m Racewalk - USATF Outdoor Championships 2018

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Katie Burnett

Katie Burnett is one of the USA's top race walkers. Not only did she set the American Record in the 50km at the 2017 World Championships en route to a 4th place finish, but she is consistently in the hunt for the podium in nearly every national race walking event at 20km and up. As for her path to professional race walking, it is less common than that of her fellow competitors. Though she earned a place on the USATF Junior Olympics team for the 3000 meter race walk, she was also accomplished in the throws, and…

About Katie

  • Coach: Joel Royal Pearson
  • Training group: Harrier Track Club
  • Favorite TV show: Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Favorite movie: Titanic
  • Dream vacation: anywhere with friends
  • Favorite place to compete: London
  • Favorite holiday: Christmas
  • Warm up song: “Centuries” - Fall Out Boy
  • After competition indulgence: Ice Cream
  • Highschool PR: 3km Race Walk 16:32

Trying to escape the heat by running indoors. #summer #arizona 🌞⛱️ https://t.co/xHbsGA1vDO