2000run.com: The Year Long Fitness Challenge -
Great motivation for year round fitness. Runners from all over the world choose a goal: 500 miles, 1,000 miles, the year in miles or kilometers (for example: 2,000 miles or kilometers for the year 2000), or 2,500 miles to reach by December 31, of each year. Participants who reach their goal by December 31, may receive a medallion identifying the completion of the miles they achieved. The website has an online calendar for logging miles and for motivation and encouragement. The calendar allows you to access past years for comparison and also gives you your total miles run over all years participating; plus it tells you how many miles left in your goal. Choose a partner from across the globe and encourage each other.
American Volkssport Association -
This is the American Volkssport Association website, the American version of an international movement to encourage fitness walking for people of all ages and experience. Check the site for information on national and state events, local chapters and clubs, international link, and much more. A positive "must" for folks getting started and looking for places to go in their area.
Andiamo Adventours -
Andiamo Adventours conducts biking, walking, hiking and extreme treking tours in Italy, Madeira Island, Switzerland and California. Our groups are small and our tours flexible to suit everyone's preferred pace and distance.
Backroads Online Traveler -
Open 24 hours a day every day, Backroads Online Traveler is ready to help you select, reserve and confirm your active vacation anytime. At www.backroads.com you'll find everything you want to know about Backroads, including our newest trips, how to choose the best trip for your abilities and interests, what to expect on your first active trip, how to join our Best (Backroads Extra Special Travelers) Club and sign up for informative e-mail newsletters, plus lots of fun stuff-like the chance to win a free trip, to take a virtual tour of Backroads destinations or to send colorful e-postcards, just in case you want to entice your friends to join your next adventure.
Bath & West Country Walks -
Guided and self-guided walking holidays in the South West of England. Enjoy the Georgian city of Bath, the Mendip Hills and the conservation area of the Somerseset Levels.
The official site of "La Camignada poi siè refuge", a 30-kilometer mountain race around the "Tre cime di Lavaredo", the most important mountains in Dolomites. Each year, the first Sunday of August.
Celtic Nature Expeditions -
Information and images of the Dingle Peninsula and The Ring of Kerry with emphasis on walking and hiking holidays. Self-guided walking holidays on the Dingle Way and the Kerry Way are great ways to enjoy the nature, history, culture and hospitality of this beautiful corner in the South West of Ireland.
Club Toscana -
Travel with Club Toscana's president on one of many different luxury or classic guided walking & hiking trips. Enjoy Italy's spectacular countryside destinations in small groups up to 8 participants. For independent travelers, luxury or classic self-guided trips are available.
Contours Walking Holidays -
Guided and self-led walking holidays throughout Britain, from Cornwall in the far south of the country to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in the far north.
Crescent City Classic Run & Walk -
The Crescent City Classic is organized by the Crescent City Fitness Foundation, a non-profit organization. The course runs from historic Jackson Square through the financial district, along the beautiful, tree lined Esplanade Avenue to finish in City Park. The website contains additional event details and invites you to register for the event.
Curlew Guided Walking -
Mountain walking holidays and hiking vacations in England – Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Hadrian’s Wall. Guided rambling, trekking and outdoor breaks. Experienced guides, comfortable accommodation and transport included.
DFW Racewalkers -
We are a racewalking club serving the Dallas Ft. Worth (Texas) metroplex. Our goal is to provide a fun, friendly, and supportive atmosphere for walkers of all levels.
Dreamyfeet Foot Care Products -
Manufacturer and retailer of professional foot care products and custom-made orthotics, supplied direct to the public.
Espace Amazonie -
General information on French Guiana, one of the most preserved region of the planet. All possible excursions and trips, walking trips in the Amazonian forest: "Run the Amazionian Forest". Journeys in French Guiana for individuals and groups starting from Paris. Attend an Ariane launch and visit the Guiana Space Center.
ExperiencePlus! Specialty Tours, Inc. -
ExperiencePlus! Specialty Tours, Inc. offers walking and bicycling vacations worldwide. Our emphasis in on the culture, history and geography of the countries we travel through. Great routes, wonderful food, expert local guides. Leading the way since 1972.
France on Foot -
An interactive website that posts questions, answers and up-to-date information about the 110,000-mile French off-road trail system. Included is a long list of links as well as advice about equipment, accommodations, maps and guidebooks - in fact everything you'll need to take an independent cross-country walk for a few days or weeks through the fields, vineyards and villages of the French countryside.
Girosole Active Tours in Italy -
We specialize in small group (8 or less) walking and specialty tours in Italy, with trips to Tuscany, Umbria, Amalfi, the Lakes district, and Le Marche. Schedule any of our tours on dates of your own choosing. Customize your trip according to your own interests and budget. You can keep your tour private for just you and your companion(s) or open your tour to the other travelers who contact us. Either way, our tiered-pricing ensures outstanding value in a truly small group.
Going Places Tours -
Going Places Tours specializes in guided, small-group walking/hiking/trekking tours for women throughout the world. We delight in green paths, ancient rights-of-way and country lanes that go past historical and archheological ruins, through farmlands, along cliff tops and sandy beaches into tiny town and hamlets - through the back door. Our accommodations are intimate, locally owned and operated inns and cafes. We offer active travel in good company and at its best!
Golden Hill Travel -
Trekking and walking holidays in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and Peru. Download a free brochure.
Goliath Expedition -
Karl Bushby's record breaking walk of 36,000 miles across the world with unbroken footsteps. Completion will take 10 years.
Just Walk -
This site is a smiley face for cyberwalkers. Log on to create your own journal of mileage, time and calories spent walking. With the click of a mouse, create pie charts of your progress (cool gift for those you'd like to impress!). Search out or join a walking club or post messages to your walking friends.
Kyra's Paradise Walking and Hiking Club -
Best known as the summer home of the twelve Greek Gods and as the Land of the Centaurus, Pilion mountain has a mythological beauty, hidden in its paths! Our walking, hiking and photo excursions club, is the best way to explore it! You will stay at traditional suites, romantic bungalows, two store villas, next to the Aegean sea (private beach) and walk on the mountain under the guidance of a professional physiotherapist.
Mr Price Celtic Harriers Running Club -
A running club based in Cape Town, South Africa. The club hosts and organises the Cape's biggest and best race, the "Two Oceans". We cater for runners from beginners to the elite. The club also has a walking group.
New Zealand Walking and Adventure Festival -
The New Zealand Walking and Adventure Festival is held yearly in April. It is based in Methven one hours drive south of Christchurch. There are a variety of walks and adventures to cater for all fitness levels.
Olé Spain -
Olé Spain is a small, independently run tour company which offers an alternative way to experience the mystery and charm of southern Spain. Our tour consists of leisurely walks through Spain's most cherished Andalusian locales: Sevilla, Granada, Córdoba, and the Alpujarras. It's our firm belief that the best way to experience Spanish culture is to walk through the real Spain, both ancient and modern, at a relaxed pace with a small group (10-18 people) and outstanding guides. Come walk with us through the legends and lore of this magical part of Spain.
Oxfam Trailwalker -
\"Oxfam Trailwalker\" is a team endurance challenge held in the Australian cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Teams of four have 48 hours to cover a 100 kilometers bushtrail. This is not a relay, all four team members must cover the trail together. \"Oxfam Trailwalker\" is also in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.
PanAmerican Travel Services -
PanAmerican Travel Services specializes in group and individual travel to Central and South America. The pages are filled with programs and tour packages of an unusual kind, such as walking along the edge of the ice fields of Patagonia, kayaking the blue waters of the Pacific in Southern Chile, rafting the turbulent waters of the Petrohue River, rediscovering the majestic beauty of Iguazu Falls or flying over the mysterious Lines of Nazca in Peru.
Pedometer Accuracy -
Ever wonder if pedometers work? Here's a balanced opinion from a guy who actually went out and measured his compared to empirical data.
Peregrine Adventures -
Peregrine Adventures is the best way to explore the world (Africa, South East Asia, Himalaya, China, Antarctica & the Arctic, Europe, South America). They offer small group trips for trekking and walking enthusiasts, while focusing on taking the hassles and tedium out of traveling.
Pipestone Travel -
Self-guided walking tours in Europe in France, Italy and Spain. Guided departures also available. Customize to fit your level of adventure!
Run for Life -
The Run for Life website offers information about our 3k, 5k and 10k run/walk and fundraising event for San Francisco Bay Area youth groups with members between the ages of 5 to 20. The event takes place in April at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sherpa Expeditions Worldwide Walking & Cycling Holidays -
Sherpa Expeditions offer walking & cycling holidays with a breath of fresh air. Stroll on to our website and discover the world at your feet with our exciting range of self-guided and escorted walking & trekking holidays covering four continents. There is something for everyone, anything from a gentle stroll through Tuscany's medieval villages, to a major Himalayan expedition. If you prefer to travel on two wheels we have a range of self-guided cycling holidays throughout Europe from France to Hungary.
Strathbraan Treks -
Guided forestery walks, both in Dunkeld and Pitlochry areas, can be arranged, or for the more adventurous, local Munros such as Schiehallion or Ben Lawers, can be climbed.
The Great Walk -
Canada. North America's toughest annual walk-a-thon event, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia
The Spirited Walker -
Carolyn Scott Kortge's insightful book on the "soul" of walking is intuitive and a delightful read. Your walking buddies will love receiving this rich gift.
The Walking Connection -
Usa. An alliance of people who love to walk, hike and travel throughout Arizona, North America and the world. Also provide walking tours around the world.
The Walking Site -
A resource for walkers of all fitness levels. Information and links on everything from how to start and maintain a fitness walking program to training for a marathon.
Topwalks – Walking routes in Spain -
The website offers 60 hiking routes in the Valencian country with detailed descriptions, maps, contour profiles, GPS waypoints, driving instructions, slide shows and photos. Photo sets on more than 800 plants. Altogether some 6000 nature photos. Updated regularly.
Trails and Open Space Coalition -
Contains trail descriptions of trails in the Pikes Peak region including level of difficulty, accessibility, length, how to get there. Provides information on advocacy, fundraising, volunteer programs for trails and open space.
Trails of Anchorage -
Usa/Alaska. Trails of Anchorage presents virtual tours of Anchorage trails, useful and interesting links about Anchorage, and a "free" photo gallery with scenic views of Anchorage.
Walk With Me -
Whether you walk marathons or are right-off-the couch, learn how to walk faster with less effort. Add power and put a glide in your stride. Come, join the Walk With Me Marathon or Half-Marathon, too. Information, walking groups, motivation to get you out there and make the most of your walking.
Walk of the Hawk -
The story about a nine year old farmboy from middle America and his dream, a boyhood dream of some day walking around the world, not in eighty days as Jules Verne wrote about in his famous novel, but a walk around the world in seven thousand, three hundred and fifty days or thereabouts.
Walking Tips -
Walking for sport and recreation. Weekly feature articles. Full index of walking-related sites on the Web. Chat room and discussion bulletin board.
Wandering Boots -
The company provides guided walks in the Lake District, Cumbria for every level of walker. They also provide navigation courses, tours and training.
Wellington Lodge Llamas -
Enjoy guided walks in the superb North York Moors National Park and along the dramatic Heritage Coast. All you have to do is lead our friendly llamas carrying your wine, home-made lunch, stools, etc.
Women Walk the Marathon -
One of the largest programs for training marathon walkers in the world. Established in 1990, we have worked with thousands of endurance walkers and helped to good news of fitness walking around the planet.