The New York Times: A Racewalker's Stats From Start to Finish: 3,100 Miles, 52 Days, 30 Outfits
The following exerpt is from the New York Times, New York, Friday, July 21, 2017, page 29, by Corey Kilgannon. The article also appeared on the New York Times' Web Page.
"On a recent weekday, a woman in hot pink exercise wear and a matching fedore strode briskly but effortlessly down a sidewalk alongside the Grand Central Parkway in Jamaica, Queens.
The woman, Yolanda Holdler, 59, an endurance racewalker known as the Walking Diva for her fashionable race outfits, has drawn attention as a first-time entrant to an unusaul race held every summer in which runners circle a single block for more than seven weeks straight, 18 hours a day, breaking only between midnight and 6 a.m. to sleep."