Great site on walking for fitness. Wendy Bumgardner hosts the
site and is an avid walker who keeps abreast of information on
walking for fitness, recreation, and as a sport. She can't give
you personalized advice, especially about medical conditions,
but can point you to good information.
voice for America's hikers, American Hiking Society promotes and
protects foot trails and the hiking experience.
Walk with the clubs and walkers of the American Volkssport
Association. Meet friends and walk scenic trails at your own
pace for health, fitness, and fun.
Medical information about breast cancer.
Founded in 1983, Cascade AIDS Project is the oldest and
largest community-based provider of HIV services, housing, education
and advocacy in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Tuality Healthcare Foundation
The Tuality Healthcare Foundation 5K C.A.T. Walk is a fun event
for people of all ages and is a great way to promote and raise
funds for cancer awareness and treatment.
Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer is a series of family-oriented
walk and run events held in cities across the country to support
breast cancer research, treatment and education.
The Clara Jean Foundation Brings all modalities of natural medicine
together, for the fight against breast cancer. Explore the benefits
of natural medicine to fight breast cancer. Learn how natural
medicine can help.
River Volkssport Club and Events
CRVC is a non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon. They
organize quality non-competitive walking events in scenic and
historic areas. Enjoy the social aspects of walking.
Walks OR and WA
Help thousands of people living with MS in Oregon and SW Washington.
Funds you raise will make possible vital research and programs
to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by this
Find walking buddies.
Washington Medical Center
Passport to Wellness
A year-round event, SWMC Passport to Wellness helps you get or
stay in shape, no matter what the weather. Lucky walkers are rewarded
great prizes throughout the year. Participate in one, or all eight
walks, either way you win, and so do the charities you help support
through these events.
Seattle Humane Society
Find walking buddies.
G. Komen Brest Cancer Foundation
Dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and
the search fora cure. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Leslie Sansone Leslie developed IN-HOME WALKING, an idea that
became the fastest-growing indoor fitness program in the country.
2006 will be Leslie’s 27th year in the fitness industry. She is
the creator of the #1 best-selling hugely popular viedo WALK
AWAY THE POUNDS. Leslie has more than 60 IN-HOME WALKING
videos and accessory products, and is the owner of Studio Fitness
in New Castle, Pennsylvania.
Your connection to information, products and services for walking
and hiking enthusiasts and active adventure travelers everywhere.
about the facts of health, nutrition and physical activity that
is essential to leading a healthy lifestyle. By taking a few small
steps, you can start living a healthier lifestyle today.
and Bicycle Information Center
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is a clearinghouse
for information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy,
education, enforcement and access and mobility.
This site is full of great information with a focus on health-at-any-size.
We enjoyed this site for its great recipes, suggested books and
magazines, articles on fitness, weight loss, and just living well.
The Fitness Walking Guide
The fitness Guide is a site dedicated to those who seek to achive their fitness and weight loss goals through walking. This site offers education, motivation, and inspiration to get fit, lose weight and feel great.
Trek Walking Sticks
Cardio Trek Walking Sticks assist with cardiovascular exercise
by keeping the arms "up and moving" while walking, also,
the non-slip, rubberized foam grips help reduce hand swelling
experienced by some walkers.
Mazamas is a mountaineering and outdoor organization with a proud
tradition of leadership, safety, conservation, and climbing education
in the Northwest for over a century. They also meet for weekly
walking/hikes in Portland, OR.
American Health Coalition, Inc.
is one of only 44 national Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community
Health (REACH) programs selected by the Centers for Disease Control
and PRevention )CDC) to develope community-driven strategies to
improve minority health.
Nordic Walking Association
Nordic Walking is fitness walking with specially designed Nordic
Walking poles and offers a very efficient aerobic workout and
easy way to improve your physical condition irrespective of age,
sex or physical condition.
A Valuable Running Information Resource Website.
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.
Their mission is to assist you in finding the world's most comfortable
men's and women's shoes, boots, sandals and clogs for work, sports
and all walking and hiking activities.
purpose of The Stick is to increase flexibility, enhance
blood flow, and to break up trigger points.
Walktopia invites everyone to share news and notes about walk culture...from walk art to walk zen. This blog contains hundreds of ideas--big and small--and an eclectic mix of resources. The goal? To inspire and energize anyone who wants to, needs to, or already loves to walk!