Walking Related Links
|Link||Brief Description About the Web Site|
|Maryland Volkssport Association||Maryland Volksport Association. Has lots of great information on walking in Maryland and D.C. and links to regional events.|
|AVA Atlantic Region||AVA Atlantic Region. Calendar of events for Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.|
|American Volkssport Association||American Volksport Association. The central point for national and local organized volksmarch activity of all types. New to volksmarching? You will find all the information you need to get you started. Where are the walks? What clubs are there? Publications available, AVA information, trail stories, links to other walking subjects, etc.|
|AVA Checkpoint||The AVA Monthly Digital Newsletter. This page contains links to the AVA's monthly newsletter since January 2011.|
|IVV Americas||IVV-Americas is one of three continental associations of the International Federation of Popular Sports, in addition to IVV-Asia and IVV-Europe. IVV-Americas operates among the countries of the Americas, the Caribbean and the South Pacific.|
|IVV||Internationaler Volkssportverband (International Federation of Popular Sports). The Volkssport World is one of fun and friendship with the added benefits of good health and physical fitness. Safe exercise in a non-competitive environment is our goal. The participant chooses the sport, the distance, and the pace.|
|IML Walking Association||The IML Walking Association is a non-political, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote walking as a worthwhile and healthy recreation; and to foster international understanding and goodwill by encouraging participation at walking events in other countries through a program of incentive awards. This is accomplished by promoting international multi-day non-competitive walking events in each of the member countries.|
|Online Start Box||
An OnLine Start Box (OSB) is not a new idea. Many clubs have online registration. This system differs in
that it avoids using the USPS mail for any aspect. The liability waiver, event registration, and payment are done online.
Walk instructions and map are downloaded as a PDF file. Stamps for event, distance, and special programs are insert
cards. These insert cards are also downloaded as PDF files.