19th century: Pedestrianism was born.
The first notable walker was Robert Barclay Allardice (1779-1854). In 1809, he walked 1.000 miles in 1.000 hours and broke the 1.000 miles World Record.
1908: Ancient Race Walking
(1908-1956) was born.
The origin of the Ancient Race Walking is in the Pedestrianism.
1956: The new IAAF Rule changed the Race Walking.
20th century: Beach Walking was born.
90's of 20th century: Power Walking was born.
1999: Fit Walking was born.
The origin of the Speed Walking (Fit Walking, Power Walking, Beach Walking) is in the Pedestrianism and the Ancient Race Walking.